Filter Magazine


January 27th, 2010

I am delighted to be introducing this issue of Filter as the incoming Executive Director, and am looking forward to the next three to five years at ANAT. (more…)

January 26th, 2010

The ANAT conference and workshop funding enabled me to attend the Symbiotica Wet Biology workshop at University Of Western Australia in September 2004. (more…)

January 26th, 2010

Impressions, postcards and polaroids. The garage was a garage. Not a three week festival of minimal Detroit techno. Relief. (more…)

July 31st, 2009

The successful artists for the 2006 round of national and international Synapse Art and Science Residencies were announced by Andrew Donovan, Director of the Inter-Arts Office, Australia Council, in late March at the New Constellations: Art, Science and Society International Conference in Sydney at the MCA. In 2006, the residencies’ focus is on ecological sustainability and issues of human/environmental interaction. (more…)

July 31st, 2009

In today’s high-tech world, and with 2009 being ANAT’s 21st anniversary year, our Emerging Technology (ET) labs have never been more necessary. (more…)

July 2nd, 2009

Welcome to summer – here comes the sun. Its time to seek out some shade, pop in some earbuds and enjoy Synchresis – our latest Filter with accompanying DVD, guest edited and curated by Mitchell Whitelaw. (more…)

June 5th, 2009

ANAT member Sumugan shares his experience at sounds unusual 07 after successfully receiving an ANAT Professional Development Travel Grant. (more…)

June 5th, 2009

For the past decade ANAT has provided opportunities for artists and scientists to work together, in order that their different approaches to creativity, exploration and research may lead us to new understandings and interpretations of the world around us. Here, in their own words, are brief excerpts from some of the participating artists about their experiences at the coalface of interdisciplinary practice. (more…)

June 5th, 2009

The concept of the Artsactive network came into being in 2005, during a symposium organised by Disonancias in Madrid. (more…)

June 4th, 2009

Contemporary art and science share a great deal in common. Not so much in the productions, but certainly in the thought processes they use to get there.  (more…)

June 4th, 2009

Creativity is the common denominator of innovation, whether we operate in the cultural, economic, industrial, scientific, technology or research sectors. (more…)

June 4th, 2009

A project like Portable Worlds reaches people in different ways. Our intention when publishing a ‘call for work’ is to inspire the creation of a new work, or bring a new audience to existing work. (more…)

June 4th, 2009

Since commencing as the program manager for embracing sound (es) in February 2008, a concerted effort has been made to build industry networks and create programming initiatives to raise the profile and opportunities for sound arts practices in the Australian arts industry. (more…)

June 4th, 2009

Our language contains abundant metaphors drawn from the world of textiles. Craft based and media arts practices share a similar lineage as well as a technical skills base, combined with a sensibility that produces objects designed for human interaction. Both are designed to be experienced – played with, lived with, worn, used, touched and held rather than admired from afar. (more…)

February 24th, 2009

In September 2008 Matthew Gingold received ANAT’s Professional Development Travel Grant funding which allowed him to travel from Melbourne, Australia (more…)

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