Anna Madeleine is an artist working in mixed media, installation and experimental animation. Through explorations of time and mapping, her practice investigates the scientific data, networks and information systems that underpin contemporary culture.
Anna completed a PhD in Media Arts at UNSW Art & Design in 2014, and a Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours) at ANU School of Art & Design in 2007. She is currently a sessional lecturer at ANU School of Art & Design and a studio artist at ANCA Gallery.
In 2017 she was awarded Asialink residency grant and in 2016 received a project funding grant from Arts ACT to be a visiting artist at the University of Southern California. She has recently been selected for SafARI, the Churchie National Emerging Art Prize, and the Vice Chancellor’s College Artist Fellowship at ANU.
Anna has had solo exhibitions at national and international galleries including CHASM Gallery (New York), LAB-14 Gallery (Melbourne), Mils Gallery and 107 Projects (Sydney), and Canberra Contemporary Art Space. She has been selected for national group exhibitions including the Not Fair Art Fair, the Chippendale New World Art Prize, and the Alice Prize; arts labs including including Insight Radical and Splendid Arts Lab; and studio residencies at Sydney Artspace, Kala Arts Institute (Berkeley) and CTRLab (Montreal).
Dr Renee Beale
Dr Renee Beale is a science communicator and producer/curator. Currently the Creative Community Animator at the Carlton Connect Initiative, she manages and curates LAB-14 Gallery and its associated public programs.
Previously, Renee was curator of the School of Chemistry Cultural Collection at the University of Melbourne, manager of community programs at the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Free Radical Chemistry, and a post-doctorial researcher at the School of Biological Sciences at Monash University.
With ten years experience creating events and exhibitions at the intersection of art and science, Renee has produced over 40 projects including for the Adelaide Fringe Festival, CLIMARTE’s ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE festival, Melbourne Fringe Festival, Melbourne Music Week, National Science Week, NiteArt, Melbourne Knowledge Week, and the Royal Society of Chemistry London. Working with a wide range of artists, composers, performers, and scientists, Renee has supervised residencies, artist/scientist collaborations, managed touring exhibitions, and delivered projects both across Australia and internationally.
Renee holds a Bachelor of Science (Genetics and Neuropsychology), a PhD in Genetics, and is currently completing graduate studies in Philosophy.