Nick Azidis is a new media artist and projection illusionist specialising in large-scale projections. He is interested in storytelling and creating internal memories using image and light and has produced projections for White Night Melbourne, the ANZAC Centenary and the Australian Open Tennis Championships. Rose Staff is a new media visual artist, VJ and graphic designer. She works with moving image and live video performance globally including Glastonbury Festival, VIVID Sydney, Stereosonic and Rainbow Serpent.
Salote Tawale is a Fijian born contemporary artist who grew up in the south eastern suburbs of Melbourne, and is now based in Sydney. Having been a lecturer and tutor at Monash and Deakin Universities and at UNSW, she has an extensive studio practice and was recently awarded a NSW Visual Artist Fellowship to studio in Europe and exhibit in London. Her widely exhibited work draws on her personal experiences with race, class, ethnicity and gender while growing up in suburban Australia.
Skunk Control is comprised of a group of artists, educators, engineers and scientists from Victoria University. The group creates visual art installations designed to engage audiences in sensory infused processes and in the heightened feelings of excitement that define the process of discovery.
Sowinski Cullen and Associates was formed in 2016 with a focus on lighting and spatial designs, and artworks for theatre productions, public spaces and architectural projects. Their works aim to challenge traditional notions of light and how objects are perceived and interacted with in public and private spaces. A strong background and focus on theatre feeds this exploration, which also draws heavily on built forms, heritage and human interaction.
Yandell Walton combines architectural space with the projected image, merging the actual and the virtual. Yandell’s work has been widely exhibited nationally and internationally in galleries and non-traditional public spaces including Light City Festival Baltimore (2016), Digital Graffiti Florida (2015), Experimenta Speak to Me (Melbourne & Brisbane 2012-14), PUBLIC Festival Perth (2014), Melbourne Festival (2012), VIVID Festival Sydney (2013), ISEA (International Symposium of Electronic Art 2013) and White Night Festival Melbourne (2013/15), amongst others.