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).

Dr Betty Sargeant:

PluginHUMAN Betty Sargeant

CREATIVE DIRECTOR + PRODUCER + ARTIST

Winner ~ Good Design Award, Digital Design, Interface [2018]

Creator-in-residence Exertion Games Lab RMIT University [2018]

Winner ~ Premier’s Design Award, Digital Design, [2017]

Winner ~ Consensus Innovation Award. In recognition of her progressive design work [2016]

Creator-in-residence Asia Culture Centre (South Korea) [2016 & 2017]

Melbourne Knowledge FellowAustralia – Link to her MKW Repor[2015-16]

Fellow of the International Specialised Skills Institute [2016]

Betty’s PhD ranked top three – Australian CHASS Prize [2015]

She has exhibited internationally [Asia, Europe, The United States, Australia]

Link to Betty’s CV

Justin Dwyer:

CREATIVE DIRECTOR +TECHNICAL DIRECTOR + ARTIST

PluginHUMAN - Justin Dwyer

Winner ~ Good Design Award, Digital Design, Interface [2018]

Creator-in-residence Exertion Games Lab RMIT University [2018]

Convergence Residency [Visual Art & Electronic Music], Banff Centre, CANADA [2016]

Top 5 ~ Lumen Prize, shortlisted for international award [2015]

Creator-in-residence Asia Culture Centre (South Korea) [2016]

Aria Award Nominations

Link to Justin’s CV

PRESS:

DREAM 2.2, Customised Reality – National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan