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

In the Spotlight: Freya Pitt

  Freya Pitt is a Melbourne-based projection artist who is taking the art world by storm. She combines beautiful hand-drawn illustrations with projection installations, shadow puppetry and manipulation to examine how different people react to the environment around them. Pitt’s passion for drawing started as a young child and has stayed with her ever since. She grew up in Western Australia and graduated from the Edith Cowan University in 2009 before moving to Melbourne to complete a Masters of Art in Public Spaces at RMIT University. Her whimsical silhouette works have featured in… Read More

Vivid Sydney: Top 5 Light Experiences

  With over 60 light attractions, it is safe to say there’s plenty to see and do at Vivid Sydney. Last week, I spent three jam-packed nights exploring Vivid Sydney. With so much on to see, it was hard to choose any favourites, but here are my top 5 Vivid Sydney light sights:    1. Robotanic by thomas+sebastian (Thomas Martin and Sebastian Barkoczy) I happily stumbled across ‘Robotanic’ on Martin Place while making my way down George Street; it immediately caught my eye. I was completely drawn in by its glowing organic sculptural… Read More