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Expressions of Interest open, apply for The Cube’s Artist-in-residence program!

Do you have a background in visual art, interactive design, science communication, digital storytelling, software engineering, data visualisation or games design?

Do you want strive to push the boundaries of your practice?

The Cube is offering an Artist-in-residence opportunity to develop an innovative project on one of the world’s largest interactive display spaces. Located within QUT’s Science and Engineering Centre, The Cube is a hub for scientific and digital exploration, and is one of the world’s largest interactive learning and display spaces.

The Cube, 2016.

Applicants are invited to submit project proposals for an innovative digital project and to utilise The Cube’s technology and opportunities as a dedicated large-scale interactive environment.

Working from The Cube studio, this immersive program aims to provide a unique professional development opportunity for the resident to design, develop and deliver a new interactive work.

Digital Garden at The Cube, 2018.

Now in its sixth year, The Cube’s Artist-in-residence program aims to generate transdisciplinary dialogue between creative practice, technology, and science.

In 2017, multimedia artist Georgie Pinn developed an immersive, interactive project that used facial tracking technology, animation and sound to explore notions of empathy and shared identity. The installation was a virtual mirror, investigating myopic self-obsessed tendencies and used a new emotive language that connected a diverse group of people. In just two years Echo has toured to highly acclaimed festivals such as Pause Festival (Melbourne) to the International Symposium of Electronic Art (South Africa), to the Drive Gallery in Berlin and even Ars Electronica (Austria) where the work received honorary mention. Watch video of Echo opening 

‘Echo’ at The Cube, 2017.

The 2018 residency saw Brisbane-based artistic duo Man and Wah explore the crucial role plants and nature play in sustaining a habitable planet producing an interactive work, Digital Garden. The work has been displayed at The Cube and at the World Science Festival Brisbane in March 2019 and in the upcoming BAD festival. Watch video of Digital Garden opening

‘Digital Garden’ at The Cube, 2018.

Read more about our past Artist In Residents in Cube Chat.

Creatives are encouraged to submit their EOI before applications close on 5 July 2019.

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