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For more information,  interview and photo opportunities please contact:
Sarah Last
email: sarah {at} wiredlab.org
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MEDIA COVERAGE
THE WIRED LAB – RECENT MEDIA – A SELECTION
Video documenting elements of our ‘Wired Open Day’ Festival and the ‘agri(culture)’ project presented in 2017.
This project explored agrarian systems and communities from the past, present and future.Video: Damien Jenkins, Next in Line Films: https://vimeo.com/254467705NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF VISUAL ARTS – ONLINE JOURNAL, 2016Artistic Director/CEO Sarah Last invited to contribute an article, resulting in ‘Risk in the Regional Context’, a short essay about developing collaborative and participatory art projects with rural and regional communities.  https://visualarts.net.au/news-opinion/2016/risk-regional-context/PLANTHUNTER, 2017Feature article about ‘agri(culture)’ and the Wired Open Day Festival 2017Lucy Munro, ‘PlantHunter’ a cult online journal

www.theplanthunter.com.au/artdesign/wired-lab-contemporary-art-rural-australia

REALTIME ARTS, 2017

Interview with The Wired Lab Artistic Director Sarah Last

Keith Gallasch, Real Time a national arts journal

www.realtime.org.au/open-to-the-land-2017-wired-open-day-festival

REALTIME ARTS

Review of outcomes, including ‘agri(culture)’ projects, at Wired Open Day Festival 2017

Neill Overton, Real Time a national arts journal

www.realtime.org.au/wired-open-day-festivals-agri-cultural-magic

ABC TV, 2017

ABC NEWs 24 and online featured a story on Cat Jones’s Insecta Delecta The Wired Lab commissioned for the ‘agri(culture)’ project.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-10-25/diners-urged-to-consider-insectmenu/9079170

http://www.catjones.net/2017/09/21/insecta-delecta

KIDS VS ART – FINALIST NATIONAL PODCAST AWARDS, 2017/2018

‘Kids vs Art’ podcast series Finalist for the National Podcast Awards in the ‘Family and Kids’ Category. The Wired Lab commissioned and co-produced this project with Jackson Castigleone of Field Theory artist collective. The project incorporated children from Jugiong Public School and Melbourne

who explored agriculture and contemporary art against the backdrop of rural NSW. Finalist in the 2017 National Podcast Awards, ‘Family and Kids’ Category.

http://fieldtheory.com.au/kids-vs-art-wired-open-day/

ABC RADIO NATIONAL ‘SOUND PROOF’ PROFILE, 2016

Artistic Director/CEO Sarah Last profiled on ABC Radio Nationals ‘Sound Proof’ program ‘Summer Yak’ series. A “… series in which eminent producers and sonic luminaries from around the world share audio they’re crazy about, and tell us why.” http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/archived/soundproof/sarahlast/7041764

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A SELECTION OF ACTIVITIES 2009-2012

SOUTHERN ENCOUNTER, 2012

Curated by Sarah Last, 2012 commission for ‘Kumuwuki’ Regional Arts Australia conference in Goolwa, South Australia.

This project went on to win an unprecedented 2 APRA / AMC Art Music Awards for Excellence in Experimental Practice and Regional Arts.

Documentation on SoundCloud – ‘Echocline’, by Tristan Louth-Robins 

‘Office of Random Encounters‘, by Public Assembly 

‘Resonant Ghosts’, by Luke Harald

SPECIES OF SPACES – 2009 exhibition curated by Ryszard Dabek, WestSpace, Melbourne

Event Details - Exhibition

Art Monthly Australia, May 2010
# 229, Not the void exactly: Species of Spaces, by Johannes Klabbers
UN. magazine, volume 3.2 2010
Artistic Differences: Ascetic Aesthetic vs Opportunistic Good Times by Kelly Fliedner

The Age The Impulse of Collaboration, by Robert Nelson

WIRED OPEN DAY 2009 - double vinyl release Taiga (USA)

This release of the ‘Wired Open Day 2009’ concert including Garry Bradbury, Alan Lamb, Dave Burraston, Oren Ambarchi & Robin Fox was incredibly well received. Read reviews here: Norman Records , TinyMixTapesBoomKatRealTime ArtsVolcanic Tongue

ROLLING STOCK project – 2010, curated by Sarah Last

Website

Review in The Australian by Vincent Plush

Review in Realtime Arts by Bruce Mowson

ABC Radio National, excerpts of radio documentary by ‘New Music Up Late’ Program

 Public Assembly – Having the Last Word

WIRED OPEN DAY 2011

Review in Realtime Arts by Shannon O’Neill