Michele Barker

PhD, University of NSW, College of Fine Arts

1992 Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of NSW, College of Fine Arts

1996 – Continuing,
Senior Lecturer, Media Arts, UNSW, Faculty of Art and Design

2007 – 2011
Adjunct Professor, Union Institute and University, Cincinnati, Ohio

1995 – 1998
Digital Media Coordinator, Museum of Sydney


Anna Munster

2002 PhD., University of New South Wales (Digital Media Theory and Production combined thesis).
1984 Bachelor of Arts, Honours (Class 1, University Medal), in Philosophy, University of Sydney.

2001– present Associate Professor, National Institute for Experimental Art (NIEA), Faculty of Art and Design, University of New South Wales

An aesthesia of networks, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2013

Materializing New Media: Embodiment in Information Aesthetics, Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2006

Nerves of Perception, Open Humanities Press, 2013

Recent Book Chapters 
‘Entanglements of Brain, Technics and Experience’, in Skinner S (ed.), Torque#1, Link Publications, Link Arts Center, Brescia Italy, pp. 25 – 31, http://linkeditions.tumblr.com/torque1
‘Text and Walk without Fear: Apps and the Experience of Transparency’, in Miller PD; Matviyenko S (ed.), The Imaginary App, edn. 1, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, pp. 111 – 124, http://mitpress.mit.edu/books/imaginary-app
‘Materiality’, in Ryan M-L; Emerson L; Robertson B (ed.), The Johns Hopkins Guide to Digital Media, edn. 1, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA, pp. 327 – 330, https://jhupbooks.press.jhu.edu/content/johns-hopkins-guide-digital-media

Selected Filmography (Barker + Munster)


évasion, UTS Gallery, Sydney
Struck, Powerhouse Museum Sydney (in conjunction with Ultimo Science Festival)

HokusPokus, Watermans Gallery, London, UK (as part of the International Festival of Digital Art and the Cultural Olympiad)

HokusPokus, Performance Space (Carriageworks), Sydney, Australia
Duchenne’s Smile, Albury Digital Art Outdoor Gallery, NSW, Australia

Struck, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australia;
Struck, George Ayers Cress Gallery of Art, University of Tennessee, USA;
Struck, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Cairns, Australia.


Motion:the body and movement in contemporary art practice, Bega Valley Regional Gallery

Post-humanist Desire: Sexuality and Digitality in Contemporary Art, MOCA Taipei

Born in 1987: The Animated GIF, The Photographers’ Gallery, London.

Face to Face: Portraiture in the Digital Age, Ayala Museum, Manila, Philippines;
Face to Face: Portraiture in the Digital Age, Seoul Museum of Art, Korea.

FILE Festival, SESI Cultural Centre, San Paulo, Brazil.
Face to Face: Portraiture in the Digital Age, Arts Centre, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand;
Face to Face: Portraiture in the Digital Age, NAFA Nanyang Academy, Singapore, Malaysia.
Inside Out, DMU Cube Gallery, Phoenix Square, Leichester, UK.
Inside Out, Object Gallery, Sydney, Australia.
Face to Face: Portraiture in the Digital Age, Bundaburg Art Centre, QLD, Australia.
Face to Face: Portraiture in the Digital Age, Cairns Regional Gallery, Australia
Face to Face: Portraiture in the Digital Age, Gosford Regional Gallery, Australia

Real Emergency, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Paddington, NSW, Australia.
Face to Face: Portraiture in the Digital AgeFace to Face: Portraiture in a digital ageo Face: Portraiture in the Digital Age, Newcastle Regional Gallery, Newcastle, Australia.

IDA _ China 06, Beijing Film Academy Gallery, Beijing;
The Harries & The National Digital Art Awards, Queensland University of Technology Art Museum (winner, dynamic category).

remapped realities, Eyebeam Gallery, Chelsea, New York.
The Butterfly Effect, Australian Museum (Sydney Festival event).

Science Fictions, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore.

VIDARTE 2002, Postal Centre, Mexico City, Mexico;
Aller Anfang, Oesterreichisches Museum für Volkskunde, Vienna, Austria;
ConVerge: where art and science meet, Art Gallery of South Australia
Adelaide Biennial of Visual Arts (Adelaide Arts Festival).

Contact Zones: The Art of CD-Rom, Nickle Arts Museum, University of Calgary, Alberta Canada.
hybrid forms: Australian new media art, MonteVideo Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam.
:: contagion :: Australian New Media Art @ the Centenary of Federation, New Zealand Film Archive, Wellington, New Zealand.
WASTE, Experimenta Media Arts Festival, Melbourne Festival for the Arts, Melbourne, Australia.
D>Art 01, Customs House, Sydney, Australia
D>Art 01, Brisbane Powerhouse, QLD, Australia.
Milia, International Audio Video and Digital Content Expose, Cannes, France.

FutureScreen Artificial Life: HardlSoftlWet, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Australia.
Son et Lumiere, a partnership between the Australia Council and Central Queensland University, > multimedia installation Rockhampton Post Office, Central Queensland, Australia

Brandon, web and gallery installation, Soho Guggenheim Gallery & online, New York, USA.

Viruses and Mutations, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Melbourne Festival in conjunction with Experimenta Media Arts, Melbourne, Australia.

Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art, Cornell University Library
Queensland Government, Skills Development Centre