Colliding and Surrendering: chaos and freedom where art and technologies meet.
- When 11 Oct - 13 Oct 2017
50 Nanyang Ave, Singapore 639798
(+65) 6513 8055
Singapore's Nanyang Technological University is set to host a major international media art exhibition and symposium drawing together leading artists, technologists, centres and researchers from around the globe including a number of UNSW Art & Design's renowned creative thought leaders.
The exhibition component of the event is titled Web3D Art Gallery: on|off 100101010 and the parallel symposium is called Colliding and Surrendering: chaos and freedom where art and technologies meet.
Scheduled from 11 to 13 October 2017 these events are a collaboration between partners University New South Wales, Sydney (UNSW Art & Design), Web3D Art Gallery, Media Art Nexus NTU (MAN), School of Art, Design and Media, (ADM), QUT, Brisbane and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore .
The events feature UNSW staff and PhD candidate:
June Kim – Artist and Researcher, UNSW Art & Design, Sydney
An interactive media artist Kim June currently works as a lecturer at the Creative Industries school at Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Previously she undertook research to create a virtual environment of a jaguar corridor in a project led by a Laureate Professor Kerrie Mengersen at the School of Mathematical Sciences at QUT. June Kim is a PhD candidate at the UNSW Art & Design in the Immersive Environments as artistic mediums and the role of art and artists in social change. June Kims works and talks have been presented at numerous conferences and festivals internationally including; SIGGRAPH, FMX, ISEA, SAS, SICAF, VRCAI and Web3D etc.
Tomasz Bednarz – Head of Visualisation | EPICentre (Expanded Perception and Interaction Centre), UNSW Art & Design, Sydney; Team Leader | Big Data Visualisation & Analytics, CSIRO Data6
Associate Professor Tomasz Bednarz is Head of Visualisation at the EPICentre (Expanded Perception and Interaction Centre), UNSW Art & Design and a team leader at the Big Data Visualisation & Analytics, CSIRO Data61. He is also linked with the ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers (ACEMS) at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Associate Professor Bednarz holds Adjunct positions at the University of Sydney (Design Lab), QUT (Sciences and Engineering faculty) and University of South Australia (School of IT and Math Sciences). He has completed his doctorate and masters in the computational science area and is currently undertaking MBA-Executive study at the ACU. Over the last couple of years, he has been involved in wide range of projects in the area of immersive visualisation, human-computer interaction, computational imaging and visualisation, multi-sensors assimilation. He led cloud-based imaging project that received merit Queensland’s iAward in 2015 (http://cloudimaging.net.au). He has been leading project Platform for Big Data Analytics and Visual Analytics, connecting data analytics, statistical modelling, image analytics, machine learning, visualisation into one stack of reusable solutions running on the CSIRO infrastructure. His broad range of expertise is evidenced by the quality and number of publications.