Article Publication - Dr Susanne Thurow

Monday, February 11, 2019

Our Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Dr Susanne Thurow has contributed an article to the latest Special Issue of the Australasian Drama Studies Journal (no.73) on contemporary Indigenous performance.

Thurow, S. (2018). ‘Namatjira’: Beyond the Script – Visual and Performative Aesthetics as Conduits for the Communication of Western Arrernte Ontologies. Australasian Drama Studies No. 73 (Special Issue Turangawaewae / A Place to Stand: Situating Contemporary Indigenous Performance in Australasia (and Beyond)): 130-59.

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Software Engineer Appointments

Monday, January 28, 2019

John Zhang has been appointed Software Engineer at iCinema. He comes from an Australian industry leading mobile games company, with an expertise in networks, operating systems, databases and apps.

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ARC Grant Success - AWM

Monday, January 07, 2019

A team including Scientia Prof Dennis Del Favero, Prof Michael Thielscher and Post-Doctoral Fellow Dr Baden Pailthorpe, has been awarded an ARC Linkage grant to explore the on-going Afghanistan conflict using innovative forms of digital technology in collaboration with the Australian War Memorial.

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iDESIGN - Theatre & Technology Conference, Düsseldorf, Germany

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Scientia Prof Dennis Del Favero, Dr Susanne Thurow and Dr Caroline Wake will present a paper at Society for Theatre Studies’ Theatre & Technology Conference at Heinrich-Heine-Universität (Düsseldorf, Germany) this November. The paper will present current work-in-progress on the ARC-funded 360-degree iDESIGN visualisation platform that allows comprehensive full-body immersive set design in virtual space, situating the entire creative team in an infinitely malleable 3D datascape that can create, develop and robustly test set designs at 1:1 scale in real-time, supported by an AI database.

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MAGNA Award - Dr Andrew Yip

Monday, April 02, 2018

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Dr Andrew Yip has been awarded the 2018 Museums and Galleries Australia National Award for interpretation, learning and audience engagement for his project ‘Sidney Nolan Unmasked’ at Heide Museum of Modern Art.

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ARC Grant Success

Sunday, April 01, 2018

An international team including Scientia Prof Dennis Del Favero, Prof Maurice Pagnucco, Dr Susanne Thurow and Dr Caroline Wake, has been awarded an ARC Linkage grant to investigate novel forms of immersive and interactive set design prototyping in collaboration with the Sydney Theatre Company and NIDA.

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Solo Exhibition - Dr Baden Pailthorpe

Sunday, April 01, 2018

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Dr Baden Pailthorpe exhibited his art installation ‘Clanger’ at UTS Art Gallery, Sydney.

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Journal Publication - Dr Susanne Thurow

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Dr Susanne Thurow has contributed an article to the upcoming issue of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art

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Journal Publication - Dr Denise Thwaites

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Dr Denise Thwaites recently contributed an article to the highly ranked philosophy journal Derrida Today.

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Post-doctoral Appointments

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Baden Pailthorpe and Denise Thwaites have been appointed Post-Doctoral Fellows at iCinema. Baden is a research artist and UNSW/Université Paris VIII graduate, while Denise is an art historian and curator and UNSW/Université Paris VIII graduate.

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Book Launch

Monday, March 06, 2017

Esteemed iCinema researcher, Professor Emeritus and Distinguished Professor Neil Brown, will be launching his new book ‘Studies in Philosophical Realism in Art, Design and Education’ on 23rd of March. The framework as presented in this book provides a powerful interface between research and practical reconceptualisations of critical issues and practice in the domains of art, design, and education that involve implications for curriculum in visual arts, teaching and learning, cognitive development, and creativity.

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Chair Professor of Digital Innovation

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Scientia Professor Del Favero has been appointed Chair Professor of Digital Innovation in the Faculty of Art & Design. He will lead interdisciplinary and collaborative cross-faculty research across UNSW with a particular focus on the development of a new UNSW wide Design enterprise.

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Remembrance Day launch

Monday, October 31, 2016

The interactive cinema platform of the acclaimed multi-platform defence heritage project, Retrospect, exploring the impact of the Afghanistan war on veterans and their families, will be launched at Museum Victoria by Air Commodore John Meier, AO on November 11, 2016. Complementing the Online, Radio and Television platforms launched in 2015, it was co-produced with the ABC, Australia Council and Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

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Sydney Film Festival selection

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

The Sydney Film Festival has selected Deluge and Nebula, two ARC Discovery experimental studies directed by Dennis Del Favero in collaboration with Stephen Sewell and Jeffrey Shaw, for this year’s Festival Program. They are to be screened in iCinema’s Scientia Facility June 8-19.

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Strategic Educational Grant Success

Monday, May 09, 2016

Prof Claude Sammut and Prof Sarah Kenderdine along with a large scale collaborative team from Faculties of Art & Design, Engineering and Science, have been awarded $370K to investigate Interactive Virtual Environments for next generation pedagogy.

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New Intelligent Environments Lab in Scientia

Monday, May 09, 2016

The Faculty of Engineering Artificial Intelligence Group, led by Prof Maurice Pagnucco and Prof Claude Sammut, is installing a new Intelligent Environments Laboratory in the iCinema Scientia Facility. Its focus is to explore and prototype intelligent robotic applications that have capacity to interact within immersive virtual environments such as iCinema’s AVIE.

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Art Cologne feature

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Art Cologne featured Vogesen, an ARC Discovery experimental study prototype, led by Dennis Del Favero in collaboration with Elwira Titan and Peter Weibel, for this year’s fair.

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Distinguished Professor Award

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Professor Dennis Del Favero was awarded a prestigious Scientia Professorship by UNSW in recognition of research stature and excellence. It is the first time it has been awarded to a researcher in the creative arts.

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Australian Grant Success

Monday, January 05, 2015

A team led by Professor Michael Thielscher, Associate Director of iCinema, including Professor Maurice Pagnucco, were awarded the highly competitive Discovery Grant from the ARC, to investigate representation and reasoning for Cognitive Personal Robotics.

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European Grant Success

Monday, December 15, 2014

A team led by Wolfgang Tschapeller, Director of the Institute of Architecture and Art, Vienna, including Professors Del Favero and Thielscher were awarded the esteemed Austrian Research Foundation Grant to investigate new forms of immersive architectural visualisation.

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iCinema @ GLOBALE 2015

Monday, September 01, 2014

Three new iCinema projects Atmoscape, iLand and iData have been selected to premiere in Germany, June 2015. GLOBALE e-flyer

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NIEA iCinema Lab launch

Monday, August 18, 2014

The new NIEA iCinema Lab, located at UNSW Art & Design and directed by Prof Del Favero, is an experimental interdisciplinary laboratory that will undertake research, teaching and exhibition in the fields of immersive environments, physical/virtual interactivity and networked collaboration.

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iCinema @ 3D Symposium BEYOND

Monday, July 14, 2014

Prof Del Favero to present at the 2014 iteration of BEYOND, Karlsruhe. Beyond website

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Infrastructure Grant Success - Motion Capture System for Real Time Human and Robotic Interaction

Monday, November 25, 2013

iCinema, led by Prof Del Favero, in partnership with UNSW’s School of Computer Science (Faculty of Engineering), Centre for Modernism Studies, School of the Arts and Media (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences) and NIDA, has been awarded a UNSW MREII grant for a Motion Capture System for Real Time Human and Robotic Interaction.

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New AVIE facility at UTS

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The Vice-Chancellor of UTS, Sydney, Professor Ross Milbourne, today visited UNSW’s iCinema Centre in honour of the recent multi-million dollar commission by UTS for an AVIE system and support package based on the technology developed by iCinema. The new Data Arena will be located in the atrium of UTS’s new Faculty of Engineering and IT Building, which is set to be completed in April 2014.

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Top Research Ranking

Monday, December 10, 2012

The UNSW Film, Television and Digital Media discipline, led by iCinema, was the only cohort in Australia to score 5 out of 5 for this discipline in the 2012 Excellence in Research Australia evaluation of research excellence.

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ARC LIEF Grant Success

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Prof Waller, Dr Vinayak V Dixit and Prof Del Favero have been awarded an ARC LIEF grant to develop a multi-institutional Simulation Laboratory, supporting a new generation of transport analysis for intelligent transport systems (ITS).

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ARC Linkage Grant Success

Monday, July 02, 2012

Dennis Del Favero and a team including the ABC, Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Australian Defence Force, Australia Council, awarded grant to develop an intelligent archive of contemporary war testimonies.

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ARC Discovery Grant Success

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Dennis Del Favero, leading a team including Jill Bennett, Neil Brown, Jeffrey Shaw and Peter Weibel, have been awarded a grant to undertake research into visualising the atmosphere using global satellites and intelligent imaging systems.

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Infrastructure Grant Success

Sunday, November 20, 2011

iCinema, in partnership with the Centre for Climate Change Research and Centre for Autonomous Systems, has been awarded a UNSW MREII grant for a massive data server and visualisation system.

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Fulbright Award

Friday, November 18, 2011

Laura Aymerich, a Visiting Fellow at iCinema, has been awarded a Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship to study at Stanford University.

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3D Panoramic World Record

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Juxtaposition by Volker Kuchelmeister is the largest 3D panoramic picture ever produced. It explores connections between the Tasmanian wilderness and extreme urban development in Hong Kong.

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AVIE for Festival of Avignon

Thursday, July 07, 2011

Jean Michele Bruyère’s La Dispersion du Fils, inspired by and developed within iCinema’s AVIE has been selected for exhibition at the Festival of Avignon, France, 7-24 July 2011.

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Sydney Film Festival

Monday, February 14, 2011

The AI computer graphic interactive installation, Scenario, has been selected to premier at this year’s Sydney Film Festival.

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Export Success

Thursday, February 10, 2011

iCinema’s pioneering virtual reality technology has produced an innovative Australian export success story.

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Gold MUSE award

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Museum Victoria received the Gold MUSE award for its Rio Tinto Volcanic 3D in AVIE by iCinema UNSW.

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ERA score of 5

Monday, February 07, 2011

The Film, Television and Digital Media researchers at UNSW led by iCinema, achieved a score of 5 out of 5 for the 2010 Excellence in Research Australia.

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ARC Professorial Fellowship

Friday, November 19, 2010

Professor Dennis Del Favero, has been awarded a five year Australian Professorial Fellowship, the first in the creative arts.

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ARC Discovery Grant

Monday, November 15, 2010

Professor Dennis Del Favero has been awarded an ARC Discovery grant to investigate the relationship between landscape and climate change through online cinema and online television.

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WLA conference USA

Monday, September 27, 2010

Dr Tim Barker, A/Prof Del Favero and Ardrian Hardjono will present their paper “Memory Processes and Frontier Technology” at the War Literature and the Arts Conference at the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs. Their paper addresses the potential for an interactive and direct representation of war by defence force personnel.

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ARC appointment

Monday, September 27, 2010

Associate Professor Del Favero has been appointed to the ARC’s Excellence in Research for Australia Evaluation Committee for the Humanities and Creative Arts.

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CSE Head of School

Monday, September 13, 2010

iA/Prof Maurice Pagnucco, a member of the iCinema Executive, has been appointed the new Head, School of Computer Science and Engineering. He replaces Prof Paul Compton, Co-Director of iCinema, who after 20 years of service to UNSW, including 9 years as Head of School, will retire and assume the title of Emeritus Professor.

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Eureka Nomination

Monday, August 30, 2010

iCinema has been selected as a 2010 finalist the Australian Museum ARC Eureka Prize for Excellence in Research by an Interdisciplinary Team category for its AVIE and iDOME innovations. Winners of the premier national science award will be announced at a gala award dinner in Sydney on Tuesday 17 August.

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Post-Doctoral Fellowship award

Monday, June 21, 2010

Dr Tim Barker has been awarded a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the iCinema Centre. His research focuses on theories of digital aesthetics, interactivity and philosophies of time and process.

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2 PCM conference papers

Monday, December 21, 2009

Volker Kuchelmeister presented 2 papers Immersive Mixed Media Augmented Reality Applications and Technology and Universal capture through stereographic multi-perspective recording
and scene reconstruction at the 10th Pacific Rim Conference on Multimedia, Bangkok Thailand, December 2009.

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ARC Linkage grant awarded

Monday, November 23, 2009

Dennis Del Favero, Neil Brown, Paul Compton and Jeffrey Shaw have been awarded an ARC Linkage grant of $628,300 with industry funding of $575, 000 to develop the world’s first immersive 360-degree data browser that enables the creative organisation of data into narrative forms. Projector partners include Peter Weibel, Lev Manovich, Satah Kenderdine, Tim Hart, Horace Ip. Industry partners include the Australia Council, Museum Victoria, ZKM Centre for Arts and Media, City University of Hong Kong and University of California San Diego.

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Forgetful Sky

Monday, November 16, 2009

Two new DVD installations directed by Dennis Del Favero and scripted by Stephen Sewell, UNSW Literary Fellow, were launched by Elizabeth Macgregor, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art at Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney on October 29th and will be on exhibition until November 21st. The projects were originally shown as part of Art Cologne, Germany, earlier this year.

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Imagining Media @ ZKM

Monday, October 12, 2009

Media art projects of Neil Brown, Dennis Del Favero, Jeffrey Shaw, Matt McGinity and Volker Kuchelmeister, have been selected for a large-scale retrospective at the Media Museum of the ZKM Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe for the ZKM’s 20th anniversaryexhibition 10th October 2009 – 31st December 2010

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T_Visionarium OPEN CITY

Monday, October 12, 2009

Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival. T_Visionarium OPEN CITY, with content documenting a century of urbanization from the VPRO and Netherlands archives will premiere at the Zuiderkerk in Amsterdam on Wednesday 4 November. It will be on show till the 22 November.

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ISMAR paper

Monday, October 05, 2009

Tim Barker, a Visiting Fellow with iCinema will present his paper "Process and (Mixed) Reality: A Process Philosophy for Interaction in Mixed Reality Environments” at the International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR) in Florida on 20th October 2009.

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Appointment to the ARC

Monday, September 14, 2009

Associate Professor Dennis Del Favero, the iCinema Director, has been appointed to the ARC’s ERA Humanities and Creative Arts Research Evaluation Committee. He joins a group of 22 other distinguished Australian researchers to assess research across the entire University sector.

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New Director for iCinema

Monday, September 07, 2009

Associate Professor Dennis Del Favero has been appointed the new Director of iCinema and the inaugural Visiting Professorial Fellow at ZKM, Germany. Professor Jeffrey Shaw, following his new appointment as Chair Professor and Dean of Creative Media at City University Hong Kong, has stepped down as Director of iCinema but will continue as a Co-Director of iCinema.

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IDEA2009 Gold Award

Monday, July 27, 2009

The iCinema Centre has been conferred the world’s leading design award, the Gold IDEA (International Design Excellence Awards) presented by the Industrial Designers Society of America. The award is for iCASTS, iCinema’s unique visualisation and interaction systems for art, education, and safety training. The award also recognises Tiller Design, who have designed the user interface consoles for ICASTS.

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Australian Museum Eureka Prize Finalist

Monday, July 20, 2009

iCinema UNSW has been selected as a 2009 Australian Museum Eureka Prize finalist for its AVIE and iDOME innovations. Winners of the premier national science award will be announced at a gala award dinner in Sydney on Tuesday 18 August.

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Un Volcan Numerique

Monday, July 13, 2009

The iCinema research project T_Visionarium along with Jean Michele Bruyre’s La Dispersion du Fils, inspired by and developed within iCinema’s AVIE, and Double District, an iCinema collaboration with the innovative dance company KARAS and UNMAKEABLELOVE have been selected for exhibition at Un Volcan Numerique, Le Havre, France, curated by Richard Castelli.
17 -27 June 2009

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Seconde Nature

Monday, July 13, 2009

T_Visionarium and La Dispersion du Fils, Bruyre’s work realised as part of an iCinema Fellowship, have also been selected for inclusion in the Seconde Nature exhibition, Aix-en-Provence, France.
7 July – 1 August

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Place-Hampi at the Immigration Museum

Monday, November 17, 2008

iCinema project Place-Hampi by Sarah Kenderdine, Jeffrey Shaw, John Gollings and Paul Doornbusch will be showing at the Immigration Museum, Melbourne from 13 November 2008.

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Biennial of Seville

Monday, October 13, 2008

T_Visionarium by Neil Brown, Dennis Del Favero, Matthew McGinity, Jeffrey Shaw and Peter Weibel, has been selected for the Biennial of Contemporary Art of Seville. It will be showcased alongside some 180 international artworks addressing the relationship between human society and the environment.
2/10/08 – 11/1/09

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Shanghai eArts Festival

Monday, October 13, 2008

T_Visionarium has also been selected for the Shanghai e-Arts Festival (program eLandscapes) at the Zendai Museum of Modern Art. The Festival will also feature La Dispersion du Fils by iCinema Visiting Fellow Jean Michel Bruyre created for iCinema’s AVIE platform along with Place-Hampi and Double District.
18/10/08 -10/11/08

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iCinema Chair appointed to ERA

Monday, August 11, 2008

Dennis Del Favero has been appointed by the Federal Government as a member of the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Creative Arts sub-committee to advise on assessing creative art research in Australia. The ERA is the principal body responsible for evaluating research excellence undertaken in Australia universities.

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iCinema's Associate Professor Ross Harley awarded ARC Linkage Grant

Monday, August 11, 2008

An ARC Linkage Grant has been awarded to iCinema Executive Member, Associate Professor Ross Harley and School of Media Arts’ Mr John Gillies for their project Video Art Online: from UBU films to the Present.
The project will create, consolidate and link to substantial materials pertinent to video art in Australia. By way of a dynamic online video database and online archives, this project will make available works from the 1960s-90s alongside more of the most recent video works. Acknowledging and utilising the possibilities of user-generated and participatory media, video art online aims to link artists, organisations and collections together by way of open-source and Creative Commons protocols. This project makes use of innovative ways of exhibiting, circulating, annotating and supplementing video works in the age of peer-to-peer networks.

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Un_imaginable publication

Monday, July 21, 2008

The Un_imaginable publication by Dennis Del Favero, Ursula Frohne and Peter Weibel, comprising Book/DVD (published by Hatje Cantz), conference and exhibition will be launched at ZKM on July 2 and Ivan Dougherty Gallery July 10.

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Stephen Sewell UNSW Literary Fellow

Monday, July 14, 2008

Celebrated playwright Stephen Sewell has been awarded UNSW Literary Fellow 2008-09 to work with iCinema developing a script for the CentreÕs innovative Scenario project.

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Painting in the Era of Digital Reproducibility

Monday, April 21, 2008

Andrew Benjamin
iCinema Digital Media Seminar
Weds 30 April 6pm

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Jean Otth

Sunday, April 20, 2008

The renowned Anarchive series curated by Anne-Marie Duguet, has just published Jean Otth … on the Council of Nicea.
The DVD-ROM presents Jean Otth’s video art and work in other media ranging from painting and photography to the computer.

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Digital Lynch: Framing the Media's INLAND EMPIRE

Thursday, March 20, 2008

Julian Murphet
iCinema Digital Media Seminar
Weds 26 March 6pm

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Adelaide Festival 08

Monday, February 18, 2008

Eclipse by Dennis Del Favero has been selected for exhibition as part of the Adelaide Festival’s Biennial of Australian Art 28 Feb – 4 May 2008

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Adelaide Festival

Friday, January 18, 2008

Eclipse by Dennis Del Favero has been selected for exhibition as part of the Adelaide Festival’s Biennial of Australian Art 28 Feb – 4 May 2008

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Jean Otth … on the Council of Nicea

Monday, January 07, 2008

The renowned Anarchive series curated by Anne-Marie Duguet, has just published Jean Otth … on the Council of Nicea.
The DVD-ROM presents his video art and work in other media from painting and photography to the computer.

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T_Visionarium at Sydney Festival

Monday, January 07, 2008

Interactive Cinema is Here
And it’s blurring the boundary between audience and screen that has stood firm since cinema’s dawning more than a century ago. This new form of cinema is being pioneered with technology created by the iCinema Research Centre at the University of New South Wales, in Sydney, Australia.

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From Spark to Pixel

Monday, December 24, 2007

PLACE-Hampi by Jeffrey Shaw and Sarah Kenderdine currently exhibiting in Vom Funken Zum Pixel (From Spark to Pixel)
Curated by Richard Castelli Martin-Gropius-Bau Gallery, Berlin 28 Oct 2007 – 14 Jan 2008

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Digital Media Seminar #2

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

After Image, or Invisible Revolution Digital Media Seminar by Prof Lev Manovich
Weds 21 November 6pm

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Digital Media Seminar #1

Saturday, October 20, 2007

The Politics of Wonder Digital Media Seminar by Prof Sean Cubitt
Weds 24 October 6pm

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UNSW & Coal Services sign a multi-million dollar virtual reality training deal

Monday, August 20, 2007

UNSW’s commercialisation division, New South Innovations (NSi) has signed a multi-million dollar agreement with Coal Services Pty Ltd to supply a suite of virtual-reality theatres developed by the iCinema Centre to support mine safety training.

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Inhabiting the Cultural imaginary iCinema VSMM07 Symposium

Thursday, August 09, 2007

Focusing on new electronic art research, internationally acclaimed theorists and practitioners demonstrate and discuss recent advances in immersive and narrative exchange between human and place, human and machine agent, human and human.
Speakers: Lev Manovich, Sean Cubitt, Johannes Goebel, Jeffrey Shaw, Dennis Del Favero, Neil Brown. 21st September

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World leading researchers appointed

Monday, August 06, 2007

Professor Lev Manovich and Professor Anne-Marie Duguet, two of the leading international researchers in the field of digital media, have been appointed as Visiting Research Professors at the iCinema Centre.

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Researchers receive UNSW Goldstar Award

Monday, January 08, 2007

Researchers Dr Maurice Pagnucco, Professor Jeffrey Shaw and Dr Malcom Ryan have received a 2007 UNSW Goldstar Award to develop a cognitive programming language for controlling virtual characters in an interactive narrative.

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PLACE-Hampi exhibits in Lille3000

Monday, January 08, 2007

Commissioned by Lille3000 and part of an iCinema ARC Linkage Project, PLACE-Hampi premiered in the Lille Opera, October 14th. 2006 and will be on exhibition until January 14, 2007. PLACE-Hampi demonstrates a highly innovative and effective approach to virtual heritage.

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iCinema is awarded ARC Linkage Project grant

Thursday, August 17, 2006

iCinema researchers Shaw, Del Favero, Brown, Compton and Pagnucco along with Drs van Schaik and Jin (University of Sydney); A/Professor H S Seah (NTU, Singapore) Professor Weibel (ZKM), Ms Kenderdine, Mr T Hart (Museum Victoria) and Dr Fritz (University of Pennsylvannia) have been awarded an ARC grant to undertake a virtual heritage project for the UNESCO world heritage site of Hampi, India.

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Vice-Chancellor to inaugurate iCinema Scientia Facility

Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Professor Fred Hilmer, the new Vice-Chancellor of UNSW, is to inaugurate iCinema’s Advanced Visualisation and Interaction Environment (AVIE) within its Scientia Facility on August 21. He will also open iCinema’s T_Visionarium II, an interactive immersive virtual environment that allows viewers within AVIE to spatially navigate a televisual database.

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T_Visionarium I, at Casa Dell'Archittetura, Rome

Wednesday, April 19, 2006

T_Visionarium I, an interactive installation by Dennis Del Favero, Jeffrey Shaw, Neil Brown, Peter Weibel, has been selected for presentation in Artescienza: Spazio Deformato at Casa Dell’Archittetura, Rome, 18 May – 15 June, a major international survey exhibition of interactive and video art. Other artists included in this major survey are Viola, Hill, Abramovich, Oppenheim and Paik (

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Rethinking the Past

Monday, April 17, 2006

A paper by Ph.D student Tim Barker has been selected for the international conference Rethinking the Past: Experimental Histories in the Arts at UTS July 28-29, 2006.

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Sunday, February 19, 2006

Jeffrey Shaw has been invited to curate a major international survey of new media art entitled NewFoundLand for Luxembourg European Cultural Capital 2007.

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Monday, February 13, 2006

Jeffrey Shaw has been awarded the prestigious Japanese ORIBE prize.

V2 Institute-Rotterdam

Monday, February 06, 2006

Afterwards, a new LED Text work by Dennis Del Favero along with Pentimento is to exhibited by the v2-Institute, Rotterdam during March, as part of their Inviting Horror project. The LED is to be screened on the Erasmus Bridge Tower in the city centre.

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Digital Arts Edition

Friday, February 03, 2006

Dennis Del Favero, Neil Brown, Jill Bennett, and Maurice Pagnucco, have been awarded a $25,000 UNSW grant to develop Un_imaginable, the first in the Digital Arts Edition Book/DVD series in collaboration with ZKM, Germany, University of Pittsburgh, and University of Cologne.

Conversations @ the Studio

Monday, April 11, 2005

Work has begun on a new collaborative project, Conversations @ the Studio, which will become part of the Sydney Powerhouse Museum’s planned new decorative arts gallery.

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Deep Sleep

Monday, April 04, 2005

Deep Sleep, the DVD project by Dennis Del Favero, has been selected to feature in the highly prestigious Videonale exhibition, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Europe’s premier survey show of video art. Deep Sleep was published as the first in the iCinema Digital Monographs Series.

Australian Research Council Awards

Monday, January 03, 2005

Dr Dennis Del Favero has been awarded a Queen Eliabeth II Fellowship, one of Australia’s most prestigious research awards. Del Favero and Professor Jeffrey Shaw have been awarded an Discovery Grant to investigate narrative interchanges between human participants and machine agents.

Conversations - Powerhouse Museum

Wednesday, December 01, 2004

Conversations – an iCinema research project installation, will be operating at the Powerhouse Museum from 13 -19 Dec 2004.
Visitors wear stereoscopic head mounted displays to look into a 3D virtual rendition of a crime scene.

Fantasmi Exhibition

Monday, August 02, 2004

Fantasmi Exhibition Dennis Del Favero, new media works 1994-2004
8 July – 14 August, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney
Book launch 28 July, 5:30 pm

T_Visionarium - Lille

Monday, March 15, 2004

An extended virtual environment by Dennis Del Favero, Neil Brown, Jeffrey Shaw and Peter Weibel, was selected for the highly prestigious European Cultural Capital Festival Lille. December 03 – March 04.

ARC Infrastructure Grant

Friday, March 05, 2004

The iCinema Centre and its partners at the University of Melbourne, RMIT and Australian National University have been awarded an ARC Linkage Infrastructure Grant to develop the world’s first 360×240 degree panoramic video camera.


Monday, March 01, 2004

iCinema has been awarded a Capital Infrastucture Grant from UNSW to establish the Advanced Visualization and Interaction Environment, the world’s first 360 degree panoramic stereoscopic projection environment.

ReconFiguring the CAVE

Tuesday, September 23, 2003

A computer-graphic installation by Jeffrey Shaw (Executive Director of iCinema), Agnes Hegedues and Bernd Lintermann is to be presented at Scientia, UNSW Kensington. ReconFiguring the CAVE is an internationally acclaimed work offering an unprecedented immersive interactive visualization experience.


Monday, September 22, 2003

A four screen interactive video installation by Dennis Del Favero and Andre Bernhardt, is currently on display at ACMI, Melbourne until November 2003. This project uses an intelligent motion tracking system allowing viewers to navigate a narrative database through their physical movement.

Federation Fellowship

Monday, April 21, 2003

Two of this year’s prestigious Federation Fellowships for scientific research have been awarded to UNSW researchers: Professor Jeffrey Shaw and Associate Professor Michelle Simmons.


Thursday, March 20, 2003

Dennis Del Favero, Neil Brown (UNSW), Jeffrey Shaw and Peter Weibel (ZKM) have just been awarded an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery grant of $250,000 to undertake the research and development of an new interactive cinema prototype entitled T_Visionarium.


Wednesday, March 19, 2003

Conversations is an ARC funded experimental Distributed Multi-User Virtual Environment composed of four identical, electronically linked units separately positioned at remote locations. Each unit has a computer with large screen, a specially modified bicycle home trainer and a head mounted video display with integrated microphone, headphones and spatial tracking device.

Future Cinema

Friday, March 14, 2003

The AI film project, Scenario, directed by Professor Dennis Del Favero, with script by Stephen Sewell and AI by Associate Professor Maurice Pagnusso, has been selected to premier at this years Sydney Film Festival

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Friday, March 14, 2003

Conference and Digital Arts Publication, September 2004

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