PluginHUMAN – multi-award winning immersive art.

PluginHUMAN create immersive environments that provide audiences with hands-on interactive experiences. PluginHUMAN have an acute understanding of the role that technology plays in contemporary society. Their cutting edge artworks personalise people’s experience of art, and technology.

PluginHUMAN won a Good Design Award [2018] and a Premier’s Design Award [2017]. The collective is led by artists Dr Betty Sargeant and Justin Dwyer. They have exhibited in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia. They have created commissioned artworks for institutions such as the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (Taiwan), the Asia Culture Centre (South Korea) and Questacon (Australia’s National Science and Technology Museum).

PluginHUMAN Betty Sargeant Artist

Dr Betty Sargeant:


Dr Betty Sargeant won a Good Design Award [2018], a Veski Innovation Award [2018], a  Premier’s Design Award  [2017] and a Consensus Innovation Award [2016], in recognition of her progressive art-technology work. She was creator-in-residence at the  Exertion Games LabRMIT University, Australia [2017-2018] and creator-in-residence at the Asia Culture Centre, South Korea [2016 & 2017]. Betty was the Melbourne Knowledge FellowAustralia [2015-16] Link to her MKW Report, and Fellow of the International Specialised Skills Institute [2016]. Her PhD was ranked top three, AustralianCHASS Prize[2015]; and she has exhibited internationally [Asia, Europe, The United States, Australia]. Link to Betty’s CV 

Justin Dwyer:


Justin Dwyer won a Good Design Award [2018], a  Premier’s Design Award  [2017] and was top three at the International Lumen Prize [2015]. He was creator-in-residence at the  Exertion Games Lab RMIT University, Australia [2018], creator-in-residence at the Asia Culture Centre, South Korea [2016 & 2017] and was a Convergence Residency Artist at the Banff Centre, Canada [2016]. Justin has had three Aria Award nominations for his collaborative music projects. Link to Justin’s CV.

Plugin HUMAN Justin Dwyer artist ABlaze