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For Isobel Knowles and Van Sowerwine the still-nascent artistic medium of virtual reality (VR) is the perfect fit for exploring themes of dislocation, disorientation, alienation and culture shock.
Laurie Anderson and Hsin-Chien Huang are redefining VR in contemporary art.
Often perceived as a modest artform compared to, say, the grandiosity of painting, printmaking has been a site of experimentation, a fact highlighted in Lichtenstein to Warhol: The Kenneth Tyler Collection at the National Gallery of Australia.
“You might have heard recently about what’s going down in Sydney’s three major art schools. One has pretty much abandoned traditional art education like painting and sculpture for an offbeat hybrid art/technology thing that costs heaps to produce but has beautiful ’research output’ value.”
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