19 September to 31 October 2015


Scanlines is the first exhibition of its kind: a comprehensive group exhibition that surveys the heritage of new media art in Australia since the 1980’s.


Kurt Brereton, Leon Cmielewski, Daniel Crooks, Daniel Mudie Cunningham, Stephen Fearnley, Stephen Harrop, Sue Healey, Soda_Jerk, Janet Merewether, Kate Richards, Kathy Smith, Josephine Starrs, Mark Titmarsh, John Tonkin.

With a roll-call of some of the most recognizable names in contemporary art, the Scanlines exhibition includes rare early works and well-known works by our best-known and internationally celebrated filmmakers, contemporary artists and scholars. Scanlines traces the influence of one artistic generation to the next and traverses a plethora of tools, technologies and unique creative ideas.

Exhibition features:

  • A groundbreaking interactive exhibition design that it will inspire and delight audiences.
  • Online resources via the archive scanlines.net to enhance the gallery experience. Explore in your own time!
  • dLux Media Arts have developed hands-on skills development workshops offered as public programs and a suite of free education modules for high school students.

The exhibition has been developed by dLux curators in collaboration with leading interactive designer and contemporary artist Dr George Poonkhin Khut (winner of the national New Media Art Award, GoMA, 2012), and emerging designer Annie McKinnon. Viewers will be able to access video interviews with the artists and watch exclusive studio tours.


Image above: Sue Healey Reading the Body, 2009 Digital video, 6 min; a duet for dancer and animated anatomical imagery, based on a poem by Jenny Bornholdt (NZ Poet Laureate).

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