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Experimenta Playground

By Fabienne Nicholas

EXPERIMENTA PLAYGROUND: International Biennial of Media Art

25 August - 23 September
Opening night Friday 24 August, 7pm

The Arts Centre BlackBox
100 St Kilda Rd (River Terrace, rear of Hamer Hall)
Melbourne, VIC Australia
Open daily 12noon-8pm

Escape into an exhibition of unique art and creative technology that transforms the gallery into a place of delightful discovery.

Featuring innovative and playful artworks by Australian and international artists, this art begs to be touched and invites your interaction. This is cutting-edge, sophisticated, beautifully designed art that steps out from the shadows of computer games and leaves mouse, keyboard and joystick behind. Rediscover sensuousness in contemporary art. Experience the evocative, pure emotion and the absurd through interactive artworks, video installations, and extreme art on screen.

Featured artists include:
Shaun Gladwell (Australia):: Jaki Middleton & David Lawrey (Australia)::Gavin Sade, Matt Dwyer, Priscilla Bracks (Australia)::Angela Barnett, Andrew Buchanan, Darren Ballingall, Christian Rubino, Chris Mackellar (Australia)::Shu Lea Cheang (Taiwan/Paris):: Jennifer & Kevin McCoy (USA)::Philip Worthington (UK):: Hiraki Sawa (Japan/UK)::June Bum Park (Korea)::Peter Fischli & David Weiss (Switzerland).

For more information, visit www.experimenta.org

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