‘Virtual Listening’ is a participatory sonic experience that reflects on the ephemeral nature of our digital and connected present through a physical experience in public space.
'We Are Here' is a project by Anne Fehres and Luke Conroy which celebrates community and cultural heritage through food, sharing and art.
Unfolding is an experimental short film that reflects on the relationship between nature and humanity through an absurd ‘wellness session’. Set in the year 2070, the audience observes a session titled ‘Guided By Nature’ where a futuristic figure is instructed to undertake a variety of bodily positions and thought exercises at the instruction of an off-screen narrator.
Farfara was an island of Malta that appeared sporadically on maps of the 16th century. At one time it was there, it would then disappear and after it would reappear again. Our research has been part of Farfara 2031, a project and research process which uses this mythical island as a model for testing new ways of thinking, connecting and creating virtually rather than physically.
The textile installation 'Solidarity Sky' consists of hundreds of digital aerial photos from the virtual artwork - Solidarity Sky. This artwork was created as a response to the global corona crisis and with the aim of bringing people together.
During this project the artists conducted field research within this community - making observations, meeting the community and capturing photographs. The outcome of this research and visual imagery was the creation of a large-scale photographic composition, presented in public space.
News from Home is a collaboration between visual artist and sociologist Luke Conroy (AUS) and documentary filmmaker Anne Fehres (NL). The project explores places, its people and their stories, with a visual outcome photo collages.
Naked Windows is an immersive 360-degree short film, a meta-work exploring and imagining the possible realities outside of the rectangular boxes presented in virtual meetings.
The aim of this project is to activate sound art ideas in order to create a story that, from contemporary reality, deals with the concept of "silenced spaces".
A sound project which aims to explore the possibility for Human communication with the ‘Other Than Human’.
An exploration of the explorer who 'discovered' Tasmania, a place already discovered for thousands of years.
‘Solidarity Sky’ is a virtual community driven artwork with the aim of bringing people together through sharing personal images of the sky.
In Phantasm the audience is invited to consider the complex relationships that we as humans have with the concept of ‘nature’.
This thesis contributes to a research field interested in understanding the potential of MONA to improve social and cultural life, attract tourists, and consolidate earnings from art related tourism (a Bilbao Effect).
This video explores the role of the family portrait. The fundamental claim of the family portrait is that it holds proof of the happiness, intimacy and enduring relationships that only family can offer. Behind the smiles however, these portraits also offer clues into these relationships and the role of each individual within the family.
I stumbled upon this abandoned trolley one night while walking. Standing in the rain on the cold beach I admired its metallic form. Only the sound of crashing waves revealed the ocean sitting in the black abyss behind it. I wondered how it got there and how it would leave.
This is a portrait of myself and a Tasmanian town. It explores how a place can leave an imprint on all those who pause long enough for it to rub off on them.
This is a portrait of myself - Luke Conroy and also Frogga. An explanation and ode to these names.
Down the road from my house sits a large, abandoned building. Outside, walls are a palimpsest of graffiti of similar vacancy. Inside, various leftovers hint at previous existences in this space. In 2016 I stand here, wind rushing through empty corridors, and I feel saddened.