CONCEPT AND DIRECTION
Margie Medlin (AUS/ GB), Is an internationally recognized artist leading the field of dance and the moving image. For 20 years she has produced combinations of film and video works, multi screen works, lighting designs, set designs, projection designs and new media art works. Her recent installations devise software and hardware tools that ?create a highly intelligent reflection on dance through the media of new technology.? Ballet Tanz.
She was artist in Residence at the ZKM Institute for Art and Media, Germany. (1999-2001) The resulting work ?Miss World? (2002) featured in ?Future Cinema? exhibition at The Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Finland, the ZKM, Center for Art and Media, Germany, the ICC, Japan and Tanzmedial, Germany.
As a producer and director, dance film and video works include:
?SWIFT? 14 min dance video 2006, ?IN ABSENTIA? 3min dance 16 mm 2001, "IN THE HEART OF THE EYE" 10.40 min dance video 2000, "90% YIELD BEFORE BREAKAGE" 3 min dance 16 mm. 1996. "BEHAVIOUR" 12 min dance video. 1994.
She has a BACHELOR OF ARTS in Film making and New Art Studies, Australia (1988), was a SPECIAL RESEARCH FELLOW lighting design at Yale School of Drama, U.S.A. (1989), she studied Scenography at Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design, London. (1991), ADVANCED COMPUTER APPLICATIONS FOR THEATRE DESIGN at Central School of Speech and Drama, London. (1992) and has a MASTER OF ARTS Interior design, Australia (1999)
Her work has been funded by:
The Arts Council of England, a Science and Art Award from the Wellcome Trust, the Australian Broad Casting Commission, the Australian Film Commission, the New Media Art & Dance Funds of the Australia Council for the Arts, the City of Melbourne, Arts Victoria and an Arts Victoria Commissions, from the Victorian Government, Australia.