PluginHUMAN multi-award winning immersive art for galleries, museums and festivals

JUSTIN DWYER + DR BETTY SARGEANT

SELECTION OF RECENT AWARDS
2020   Good Design Award: Winner
2019   Rupert Bunny Foundation Visual Art Fellowship: Winner
2018   Good Design Award: Winner
2017   Premier’s Design Award: Winner
2016   Melbourne Knowledge Fellow: Winner (Betty Sargeant)
2016   Consensus Innovation Award: Winner (Betty Sargeant)
2016   Lumen Prize, International Award for Art and Technology: Top 5 (Justin Dwyer)
2015   PhD Ranked top 3, CHASS Prize (Betty Sargeant)
SELECTION OF RECENT ART INSTALLATIONS
2020-21 CAPTURE. Public video art projection.
                     Rupert Bunny Visual Art Fellowship exhibition, City of Port Phillip, AUSTRALIA (pending).
2020     [ I MISS YOUR TOUCH ]. Interactive online video artwork.
                     Federation Square Media Facade, Melbourne AUSTRALIA (2020 – pending).
                     ArtPlay, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA (2020).
2020-23 PULSE. Environmental sculptural light installation.
                       Experimenta Triennial, Experimenta Media Arts, AUSTRALIA (pending exhibition).
2019-20 CONCEAL. Public video art projection.
                      Luminous Festival, AUSTRALIA (2019).
                      Light Windows Festival, HoloCenter, NYC, USA; Centre for Projection Art, AUSTRALIA (2020).
2019       HIDDEN CITIES. Interactive art installation.
                      C-Lab, TAIWAN
2019       BREATHE. Environment-controlled media art installation.
                      Melbourne Museum, White Night Festival, AUSTRALIA (2019).
                      Geelong Performing Arts Centre, Geelong, AUSTRALIA (2019).
                      Digital Agora Festival, AUSTRALIA (2019).
2019       QUEIMADAS [The Burning]. Experimental light installation.
                      INPA, Manaus, BRAZIL.
2019       WITHIN. Experimental video artwork,
                      Dinacon, PANAMA.
2019       THE LOOP. Multi-sensory projection art performance.
                      Melbourne Knowledge Week Festival, Melbourne Meat Market, AUSTRALIA.
2019-23  FRACTAL MOODS. Interactive brain-controlled touring installation.
                      Questacon, AUSTRALIA
2018       DREAM 2.2. Interactive brain-controlled immersive art installation.
                      National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts. TAIWAN.
2018       THE WORD TREE. Interactive art installation.
                      Oil Tank Culture Park, STH KOREA.
2018       INTER-DREAM. Interactive multi-sensory art installation.
                     RMIT University, AUSTRALIA.
2017       THE PLAYGROUND. Interactive sculptural light installation.
                      ACT Festival, Asia Culture Centre, SOUTH KOREA (2017).
                      Ararat Regional Art Gallery, AUSTRALIA (2017).
                      State Library of Victoria, Melbourne Knowledge Week Festival, AUSTRALIA (2017)
2016       THE STORYTELLING MACHINE. Interactive immersive art installation.
                      ACT Festival, Asia Culture Centre, SOUTH KOREA (2016).
                      Geelong After Dark Festival, AUSTRALIA (2017).
                      Glen Eira City Art Gallery, AUSTRALIA (2018).
2016       A-BLAZE. VR installation and performance.
                       Dork Bot, San Francisco, USA.
                       Convergence Showcase, BANFF Center, CANADA.
SELECTION OF RECENT ART RESIDENCIES
2019       LABVERDE, Artist Immersion in the Amazon, BRAZIL
2019       Digital Naturalism Lab, PANAMA
2018-19 Artists-in-Residence, XGL research lab, RMIT University, AUSTRALIA
2017       Creators Lab, Asia Culture Institute, Asia Culture Centre, SOUTH KOREA
2016       Creators Lab, Asia Culture Institute, Asia Culture Centre, SOUTH KOREA
2015       Convergence Residency, BANFF Center, CANADA (Justin Dwyer)
SELECTION OF PEER REVIEWED ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS
Sargeant, B, Dwyer, J, Mueller, F 2020, Investigating Novel BCI Displays that Support Personalised Engagement and Interpersonal Connections, Proceedings of the 2020 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), ACM, New York.
Semertzidis, N, Sargeant, B, Dwyer, J, Mueller, F 2019, Towards Understanding the Design of Positive Pre-sleep Through a Neurofeedback Artistic Experience, Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), ACM, New York.
Sargeant, B, Dwyer, J, Mueller, F 2018, Using EEG to Design Embodied Play for the Resting Mind, Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Play Conference, ACM, New York.
Sargeant, B, Dwyer, J, Mueller, F 2018, The Storytelling Machine: A Playful Participatory Automated System Featuring Crowd-Sourced Story Content, Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Play Conference, ACM, New York.
Sargeant, B, Dwyer, J, Mueller, F 2018, Using EEG Technology to Interact with Dream Visualisations: Playful Brainwave Art Workshops, Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Play Conference, ACM, New York.
Sargeant, B, Mueller, F, Dwyer, J 2017, Using HTC Vive and TouchDesigner to Projection-Map Moving Objects in 3D Space: A Playful Participatory Artwork, Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Play Conference, ACM, New York. CHI PLAY’17 ACM, New York.
SELECTION OF RECENT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS 
2019     Inter-Reactive Art: Fostering Empathy in the Era of Climate Change, Artist Talk and Discussion, Academy of Art and Design, Tsinghua University, TAIWAN
2019     Art in the Anthropocene, Artist Presentation, Dinacon, LABVERDE, the Amazon, BRAZIL
2019     Inter-Reactive Art: Fostering Empathy in the Era of Climate Change, Keynote Speaker and Discussion Panel, C-Lab, Taipei, TAIWAN
2019     Experimenta Social 24, Artist talk, ACMI X, AUSTRALIA
2018     Korean Arts and Education Week Festival, Artist Talk and Discussion Panel–Live to TV, Oil Tank Culture Park, Seoul, SOUTH KOREA
2018     Art, Automation and Social Identity, Keynote Presentation and Panel Discussion, Taipei Culture Lab, TAIWAN
2018     Art and Design in the Age of Automation, Sensilab, Monash University, Melbourne AUSTRALIA (Betty Sargeant)
2018     Presentation Speaker for Melbourne Knowledge Week, Veski Innovation Awards, Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA (Betty Sargeant)
2018     Customised Reality Opening Ceremony, Guest Speaker and Discussion Panel, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, TAIWAN
2017     ACT Festival, Artist Talk, Asia Culture Centre, SOUTH KOREA
2017     Art, Automation and Social Identity, Invited Speaker, Melbourne Knowledge Week, AUSTRALIA
2017     Beyond Research: Pathways to Impact, Invited Speaker, RMIT University, Melbourne Convention Centre, AUSTRALIA (Betty Sargeant)
2016     ACT Festival, Artist Talk, The Storytelling Machine, Asia Culture Centre, SOUTH KOREA
2016     STEM, Art, Technology and Multi-Literacies, Keynote speaker, Australian Literacy Educators’ Association and ACMI, ACMI, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA (Betty Sargeant)
2016     The Remediation Loop, Artist Talk, International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA), City University, HONG KONG, (Betty Sargeant)
2015     Social interaction over shared mobile devices, Invited speaker, /dev/world/2015, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA (Betty Sargeant)
2014      How Far is Up? Encouraging social interaction through app design, Conference Demonstration and Exhibit, Interactivity, CHI2014, Toronto, CANADA (Betty Sargeant)
2013      Interactive narratives: How Far is Up?, Conference Demonstration and Exhibit, Australasian Conference on Interactive Entertainment (IE), Melbourne, AUSTRALIA, (Betty Sargeant)
2013      The practice of privileging literacy within interactive multimedia design, International conference presentation, 21st Congress, International Research Society for Children’s Literature, Maastricht, THE NETHERLANDS, (Betty Sargeant)
2013      A history of playful design, Invited Speaker, RMIT, GEELab, Karlsruhe, GERMANY, (Betty Sargeant)
2013      Book apps and legacy media, International conference presentation, 19th International Symposium of Electronic Art (ISEA 2013), Sydney, AUSTRALIA (Betty Sargeant)
PluginHUMAN Justin Dwyer & Betty Sargeant, Good Design Award winners 2018
PluginHUMAN Justin Dwyer & Betty Sargeant, Good Design Award winners 2018