PluginHUMAN places audiences in the centre of sensory art technology experiences.

 

PluginHUMAN – Impressive, perfectly prepared artwork

JungSoo Park, CEO, Culture&U, South Korea

 

PluginHUMAN create immersive environments that provide audiences with hands-on interactive experiences. PluginHUMAN has an acute understanding of the role that technology plays in contemporary society. Their progressive works place people in the centre of a human to digital encounter.

PluginHUMAN was a finalist in the Contemporary Art Awards [2019], they won a Good Design Award [2018] and a Premier’s Design Award [2017]. This duo is led by the award winning 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 are artists-in-residence at the Exertion Games Lab, RMIT University, Australia.

PluginHUMAN Betty Sargeant Artist

Dr Betty Sargeant PhD (Creative Media, RMIT University), B.A. (Hons), B.Ed:

CREATIVE DIRECTOR + ARTIST

Dr Betty Sargeant is an award-winning media artist. She places audiences in the centre of multi-sensory installation experiences. Betty is co-creative director of PluginHUMAN, an Australian art-technology duo. She has exhibited her work in Asia, Europe, North America and Australia.

Betty was a finalist in the Contemporary Art Award [2019], she won a Good Design Award [2018] and a Victorian Premier’s Design Award [2017]. She is creator-in-residence at the Exertion Games Lab (RMIT University, Australia). Betty was the Melbourne Knowledge Fellow, [2016] and she was creator-in-residence at the Asia Culture Centre (South Korea, 2017 & 2016). Betty’s PhD was ranked top three at the CHASS Prize [2015]. Betty’s CV is available on LinkedIn.

Justin Dwyer B.A. (Music Improvisation, Melbourne University, VCA):

CREATIVE DIRECTOR + ARTIST

Justin Dwyer was top three at the International Lumen Prize [2015]. He is creator-in-residence at the  Exertion Games Lab RMIT University, Australia [2018-19] he was creator-in-residence at the Asia Culture Centre, South Korea [2017] and was a Convergence Residency Artist at the Banff Centre, Canada [2016]. Justin has had three Aria Award nominations (Australian’s leading music industry awards) for his collaborative music projects; and he has exhibited internationally [Asia, The United States, Australia]. Justin’s CV is available on LinkedIn.

Plugin HUMAN Justin Dwyer artist ABlaze

PRESS:

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

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