PluginHUMAN places audiences in the centre of an art technology experience.

 

PluginHUMAN – Impressive, perfectly prepared artwork

JungSoo Park, CEO, Culture&U, South Korea

 

PluginHUMAN creates 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 personalise people’s experience of art and technology.

PluginHUMAN are currently finalists for the Contemporary Art Award [2019], they 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 PhD (Creative Media, RMIT University), B.A. (Hons), B.Ed:

CREATIVE DIRECTOR + ARTIST

Dr Betty Sargeant won a Veski Innovation Award [2018] and a Consensus Innovation Award [2016] in recognition of her progressive art-technology work. She is creator-in-residence at the Exertion Games Lab RMIT University, Australia [2017-2019] and was creator-in-residence at the Asia Culture Centre, South Korea [2016 & 2017]. Betty was the Melbourne Knowledge FellowAustralia [2015-16] and Fellow of the International Specialised Skills Institute [2016]. Her PhD was ranked top three, [Australian CHASS Prize 2015]; and she has exhibited internationally [Asia, Europe, The United States, Australia]. 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 [2016 & 2017] and was a Convergence Residency Artist at the Banff Centre, Canada [2016]. Justin has had three Aria Award nominations (Australian’s 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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