In The Spotlight: Alinta Krauth

  Alinta Krauth is a Queensland digital and new media artist who has exhibited widely across Australia. Her complex site-specific installations create connections between previously unrelated ideas and objects. Krauth’s incorporation of numerous media such as the moving image, audio, computer code and interactive elements attempt to engage the senses and trigger heightened emotional conditions. Krauth uses various platforms to display her interactive works. Her digital artwork and literature piece, to arrive by chance (Version 1) (2014), uses HTML5 technology run on a desktop, tablet or touchscreen. This interactive artwork prompts viewers… Read More

2015 The International Year of Light

  It is undeniable that light plays a significant role in our everyday lives. It allows us to sustain agricultural growth and maintain our wellbeing. To put it simply – without light, life stops. The United Nations has declared 2015 The International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (ILY 2015).  ILY 2015 aims to showcase how light-based technologies can contribute to sustainable development and provide solutions to global challenges in energy, education, agriculture and health. UNSECO has banded together with scientists, artists, designers, educators and politicians from around the globe to raise… Read More

Summer Reading

  Over the long Queensland summer I have been reading Charles Landry’s inspirational book, The Creative City, A Toolkit for Urban Innovators. Landry discusses how we can all, “think, plan and act creatively to make our cities more livable”. While many of the books case studies focus on European projects, we want to apply these concepts at Engage Arts to foster inspirational urban experiences designed in creative collaboration in our cities and spaces. As Landry says, “every crevice in the city had a hidden story or undiscovered potential that could be re-used… Read More