Artist talk: George Khut, Contemplative Interactions

Join us to hear artist George Khut discuss his current show at DADAA’s Fremantle Gallery, Contemplative Interactions, as well as his broader practice.

George Khut is a new media artist and interaction-designer working across the fields of electronic art and arts-in-health. He lectures in art and interaction design at UNSW Art & Design (University of New South Wales, Faculty of Art & Design).

His practice focusses on intimate body-focused artwork experiences which use immersive electronic soundscapes and visuals to respond to moment-to-moment changes in participating audiences’ nervous systems.

Presented as an interactive live laboratory, Contemplative Interactions invites us to reflect on the creative and transformative potential of artworks that trace the quality of our attention, breathing and emotional orientation.

If you have accessibility requirements, please email jacqueline@dadaa.org.au

Audio Described Tour | Contemplative Interactions

A verbal descriptive tour for visitors who are blind or vision impaired of Contemplative Interactions an exhibition at the DADAA Fremantle Gallery. A trained guide delivers descriptions of the visual elements of artworks in the show, along with other sound and haptic opportunities and experiences with the artworks.

FREE | Bookings Essential*

*This tour is only open to visitors who are blind or vision impaired (and their friends and families).

Bookings: email Jacqueline at DADAA.

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Exhibition Details | George Khut: Contemplative Interactions
25 October  – 9 November 2019

An exhibition of interactive and participatory artworks by pioneering new media artist George Khut.

Exploring the connections between thinking, feeling and being, Contemplative Interactions brings together two layered and deeply meditative electronic artworks. Khut’s works are intimate body-focused artwork experiences that use immersive electronic soundscapes and visuals which respond to moment-to-moment changes in participating audiences’ nervous systems. Continuing his long-standing fascination with mind and body-focused contemplative practices Khut invites us to reflect on the creative and transformative potential of artworks that trace the quality of our attention, breathing and emotional orientation.

Photo: George Khut, Behind Your Eyes, Between Your Ears (Georgia), 2015, still image from brainwave-controlled video portrait, Liveworks, Performance Space, Redfern. Courtesy of the artist.

Contemplative Interactions

Join us for the opening exhibition at the new DADAA Fremantle Gallery. 

Contemplative Interactions is an exhibition of  immersive and participatory artworks by pioneering new media artist George Khut, exploring the connections between thinking, feeling and being.

Presented as the opening exhibition for the DADAA Fremantle Gallery as a part of the 2019 Fremantle Biennale, Khut’s immersive electronic artworks will explore the creative and transformative potential of contemplative practices.

Opening Night
Thursday, 24 October, 6 – 8pm

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Exhibition Continues
Saturday, 8 November

Opening Hours
Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 4pm

Photo: George Khut, Behind Your Eyes, Between Your Ears (Charlie, Georgia), 2015, still image from brainwave-controlled video portrait, Liveworks, Performance Space, Redfern. Courtesy of the artist.