Nillumbik Digital Agora Program

The Nillumbik Digital Agora develops and showcases site-specific digital and projection-based artworks in public space for the municipality.

In 2018 for the Nillumbik Digital Agora Youth Program six secondary school students undertook a three-day workshop with lead artist, Yandell Walton, utilising digital technologies to create artworks that were projected nightly in Eltham public space from 14 September to 1 October.

In 2019 Victorian artists will have the opportunity to extend their technical knowledge and skills in three-day projection art masterclass.

The program will also see the development and exhibition of artworks at unique sites in Diamond Creek, Eltham, Hurstbridge and St Andrews by Victorian artists. This includes a special commission by lead artist, Yandell Walton.


Nillumbik Digital Agora Projection Masterclass 

Artists are invited to submit an expression of interest to participate in a free masterclass on projection art techniques facilitated by artist Yandell Walton. 

Artists will gain new knowledge about projection and new digital media art practices including technical skills, projection mapping techniques and proposal development. 

The three-day masterclass will be held on Saturday 2, Sunday 3 and Monday 4 March 2019 held at Eltham Living and Learning, 739 Main Road Eltham. 

Criteria

  • Open to any artist who resides in Victoria
  • Artists can work in any medium and no previous knowledge or experience with projection art is required.
  • Participants must be available to attend every day of the masterclass

Details

  • All projection equipment will be provided
  • Participation in the masterclass is free of charge
  • Lunch will be provided each day
  • Places are strictly limited

To apply

Complete the expression of interest form online and attach your current CV 

Apply here

Selection Process

Participants will be selected by an independent selection panel of industry experts including the lead artist. 

Closing Date

Thursday 31 January 2019

Successful applicants  

Successful Artists will be advised by Friday 15 February 2019.

Further information 

Contact Clare Leporati, Public and Participatory Arts Officer 9433 3126 or email clare.leporati@nillumbik.vic.gov.au

About Yandell Walton

Yandell Walton is a Melbourne-based artist whose work encompasses projection, installation and interactive digital media. Through work that melds architectural space with the projected image, she has become recognised for her public projection works that merge the actual and the virtual to investigate notions of impermanence in relation to environmental, social and political issues. Yandell is the lead artist for the Nillumbik Digital Agora project.

The Nillumbik Digital Agora project is proudly supported by the Victorian State Government through Creative Victoria’s Creative Suburbs Program and in partnership with ACMI X and the Centre for Projection Art