new media arts: dislocating its privilege

Videotage's Fuse Residency Program presents

new media arts: dislocating its privilege

a presentation about new media arts and social change in Sydney

When: Tuesday 8 August 2006, 7-8.30pm

Where: Hong Kong Arts Development Council

2/F, 181 Queen's Road Central

Opposite Sheung Wan MTR
Sydney-based arts manager Lena

Nahlous will share her work as the Director of Sydney's Information and

Cultural Exchange (, and will focus on the role

of their SWITCH Multimedia and Digital Arts Access Centre in transforming culture and creating opportunities for artists in Western Sydney.

SWITCH is a space where artists and

communities can make digital sound and music, web and graphic design,

and screen-based arts. SWITCH's results have been far-reaching: the

Suburban Grooves urban music program (which has distributed the music

of over 100 new music artists); the establishment of several radio and

TV production houses; the development of a documentary film with

African war journalists in exile; youth filmmaking initiatives;

blogging projects; and new media arts installations, theatre and