conVerge: where art + science meet
ConVerge was a project developed by the Art Gallery of South Australia and the Adelaide Festival 2002 that explored the nexus between art, science and technology and its creative expression and asks “what happens at these points of intersection?”
The project comprised:
2002 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art – conVerge: where art and science meet, an exhibition which profiled a selection of work from Australian artists working with these themes in an exhibition at the Art Gallery of South Australia.
conVerge symposium: an opportunity to share ideas (at the Adelaide Festival 2002 and online) where opinions were expressedon: Image and Meaning, Knowledge Systems, Ecology, Genomics, Bioeconomics and Partnerships.
conVerge archive: a space for documenting projects, stimulating discussion and archiving conversations, email dialogues, hypotheticals, unrealisable projects, online discussions and forums.
Exhibiting artists: Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr, Justine Cooper, Rebecca Cummins, Adam Donovan, Fiona Hall, Jason Hampton, Nigel Helyer, Joyce Hinterding, Jon McCormack, Mangkaja artists, Patricia Piccinini, Lynne Sanderson, Mari Velonaki, Martin Walch.
conVerge curatorial working group comprised: Linda Cooper and Amanda McDonald Crowley, co-chairs. Jenny Fraser, Victoria Lynn, Karl Telfer, Sarah Thomas, Lynette Wallworth, Angharad Wynne-Jones.