The Gertrude Association (not for profit) is a volunteer run group dedicated to exhibiting contemporary new media. Since 2008, it has produced outdoor site-specific projection-art events that exhibit professional, emerging and community artists. The Association’s premier event is the annual Gertrude Street Projection Festival. Other events have been produced in Melbourne and on King Island as part of the Tasmanian Arts Festival, Ten days on the Island. Various team members have a range of projects in development.
Projector Obscura is an accomplished projection collective based out of Melbourne with a flair for ingenious projects. This group is comprises of a diverse group of individuals including VJs, game programmers, new-media artists, musicians and the likewise artistically inclined to bring light-play back to the hands of the audience.
Throughout its years the collective has been active in the arts and music festival scene on the East Coast. This includes light installations at The Melbourne International Arts Festival, The Melbourne Fringe Festival, This Is Not Art Festival, The Human Rights Arts & Film Festival, The Renaissance Music Festival and most importantly The Gertrude Street Projection Festival! In over the last couple of years they have active in the Sensory Overload night the workers club- the peace de resistance of festival closing parties.
The following images are from Sensory Overload 2010 and 2011
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Yandell’s projection work has recently been exhibited at NGV studios. Her immersive projections are part of L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Week and her short film “Shift” opens at ACMI on March 5th, 2012.
At the heart of Melbourne's arts and cultural scene, Yarra is home to an exciting range of galleries, live music venues, performance spaces, artists and community festivals Yarra Council plays a vital role in creating an environment in which arts and cultural activity can continue to flourish.
Arts Access/Art Day South is a GSPF community partner. Nebula, a project of Art Day South artists is a revolution in inclusive design. Australia’s first portable arts space meets the needs of artists with a disability, the Nebula studio adapts to the art and the artists.