Home Economix: A Lab for Decentralizing Public and Community Art Through Domestic Spaces

  • Thwaites, Denise (CI)
  • Peng, Fanke (CoI)
  • Herrington, Jessica (CoI)
  • Madeleine, Anna (CoI)
  • Savage, Daniel (CoI)
  • Matthews, Kate (CoI)
  • Reif, Adelaide (CoI)
  • Harle, Josh (CoI)

Project: Research

Project Details

Description

Home Economix is a decentralized digital arts lab that conducts experiments in new forms of public/community engaged art in physically distanced contexts. With a focus on developing mixed-reality techniques, this application is for funding to develop a small mixed-reality art-kits for remote collaboration and exhibition, alongside fees for lab mentors and artists. Research questions include: How can public and community based art be translated inclusively into the remote and digital setting? What on-going benefits could this furnish for regional/rural communities as well as people living with disability? How does the increasing visibility of domestic life, impact the public/private art distinction?

This lab brings together a team of creative researchers with previous experience in curating and making mixed reality art works, who previously collaborated on Foraged Stories as part of the Haig Park Experiments. It prototypes new ways of working, which will be analysed and pub
Short titleHome Economix
StatusActive
Effective start/end date1/07/2031/12/21