A Kiss Of Art: Chris Henschke & Knowles Sowerwine

A Kiss Of Art: Chris Henschke & Knowles Sowerwine

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Chris Henschke is a Melbourne-based artist who has been working with digital media for the past fifteen years. His main areas of research are in art / science relationships, interactive and hybrid media and experimental audio. Henschke is in a creative partnership 'Topologies' with Donna Kendrigan. His works have been shown in Australia and internationally. "Fissure" is a work inspired by geological illustrations and cross sections digitally recombined to create an enormous vinyl collage across the walls of the Federation Square Gallery, Melbourne. Henschke also has created a mural commission for Synchrotron, which stretched 20m long. Isobel Knowles, Born Ballarat 1980 Lives and work Melbourne Van Sowerwine Born Melbourne 1975 Lives and work Melbourne Isobel Knowles and Van Sowerwine have collaborated together for many years on stopmotion animation films and interactive installations, Their work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. In 2010 their installation You Were In My Dream was short-listed for the 2010 Premier of Queensland's National New Media Art Award, Australia's most significant prize for new media art. In 2008 their animated film Doll Stories: Mary was shown as part of the International Digital Art exhibition in Beijing. In 2006 they exhibited their installation Expecting at the Institute for Contemporary Art, London and FACT, Liverpool. Their previous work Play With Me was exhibited at the Art Gallery of NSW as part of the Anne Landa Award, the first award-exhibition for the moving image and new media in Australia. Two of their works were shown at Media City Seoul 2004, the Korean Biennale of New Media Art. In 2004 Van and Isobel made the film Clara, a 7 minute stop-motion animation. It premiered at the Cannes Film Festival as one of nine short films in the Official Selection, where it won a Special Mention. Clara went on to win a Golden Hugo for Best Animation at the 2005 Chicago Film Festival. In January 2006 Clara screened at the Sundance Film Festival.
Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] :, Kanopy Streaming,, 2015
Characteristics: 1 online resource (streaming video file)
Additional Contributors: Kanopy (Firm)


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