Refresh | Friday Night Laneways – Videos

Fancy a little post-Easter refresh of Friday Night Laneways? Thanks to Owen of Shortstack Productions, you can take a look at the videos (below) or follow the link the Engage Arts YouTube Channel. Thanks to Craig Parry for the music track for the videos! Check out Craig’s Weird Dance Music compilation. Here is a little more about the event for those who missed it… Brisbane City Council selected Engage Arts to produce Friday Night Laneways on 11 March 2016 at Fish Lane during the World Science Festival Brisbane. The event brought together… Read More

Jason Nelson, digital poet

Jason Nelson defies easy definition – he is a poet, hypermedia artist, educator and recent recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship in digital poetry. Nelson’s creative practice encompasses digital art, writing and game play and science. We uncover some of his recent projects and the upcoming projection for Friday Night Laneways, Organic Data during the World Science Festival Brisbane. Nelson creates interactive digital poems that embrace complex ideas and offer non-linear paths inviting a user experience of discovery. His digital works range across subject matter, from the human nervous system, to the plethora… Read More

In the Spotlight: Mark Wells

Exploring immersive projected visuals for Friday Night Laneways, Organic Data we tracked down Mark Wells, VJ Lightrift and asked if he could create a “light portrait zone”. We talk VJing, tech and how the audience can join the flow of images taking place at Fish Lane, South Brisbane on Friday 11 March. Kerry: You have over 15 years of experience in projection mapping and VJing and have worked on major events like Future Music Festival, and Rainbow Serpent Festival. What inspired you to start VJing? Can you tell us more about what… Read More