Outlines is a playful, provocative showcase of artists that are embracing and disrupting digital platforms and technology to imagine new forms of performance.
This free online season celebrates and champions boundary-pushing contemporary artists, technologists, and visionaries whose work interrogates motion-capture, artificial intelligence, machine-learning, 3D animation, generative art, decentralised performance and experimental film techniques.
It features works by YACHT, Lu Yang, Harrison Hall, Kirli Saunders, Kamsani Bin Salleh, salllvage, Alexis Weaver, Queer Powerpoint, Brad Darkson, Nasim Patel, JD Reforma, Claudia Nicholson, Riana Head-Toussaint, Feras Shaheen, Ana Tiquia, Tiyan Baker, Christian (Bong) Ramilo and Matt Cornell.
An innovative motion-capture performance, created by renowned Shanghai-based artist Lu Yang. Dancers in Sydney and Hong Kong, meet in the same virtual environment creating a high-energy audiovisual experience that draws on Buddhist philosophy, internet culture, video games and the aesthetics of anime.
YACHT lead singer and author Claire L. Evans, talks with Angharad 'Rad' Yeo about the American post-pop band's recent A.I. documentary 'The Computer Accent'. The film centered on one of the most hotly debated topics of the moment: will artificial intelligence enhance humanity’s creative process or destroy it forever?
Lose yourself in the uncanny spaces between the digital and the physical with two transformative works by artist and digital choreographer Harrison Hall, in collaboration with Luca Dante, Sam Mcgilp and Naxs Future, taking us into an emerging realm of choreographic practice combining dance, 3D animation and music.
Experimental electronic artists Alexis Weaver and salllvage come together for a live audio-visual performance using AI tools and techniques to mirror the creative process.
Shortwave is a platform for early-career, interdisciplinary Australian artists, commissioned to create new work which explores and extends their digital practice. With Brad Darkson, Nasim Patel, JD Reforma, Claudia Nicholson, Riana Head-Toussaint and Feras Shaheen.
Executive realness comes to the online space as creators Xanthe Dobbie and Harriet Gilles livestream their hit queer corporate slideshow - with added digital-ness and super special guests!
TRACES documents the innovative voice-to-art audiovisual experience staged at Sydney Opera House in 2022, by award-winning First Nations artists and writers, Kamsani Bin Salleh & Kirli Saunders, asking us to reflect on our connection to the land that sustains us.
In this fascinating, future-facing discussion, a panel of artists, futurists, curators and thinkers join forces to examine the impact of technology on our cultural frameworks.
Exploring the future of performance with Outlines
Re-imagine new forms of performance as artists erase boundaries between digital and physical environments in Outlines.
A free online season celebrating boundary-pushing contemporary artists, technologists and visionaries, from 12-16 July 2023.