For SCANZ 2017: Ocean*Energy, Tracey will develop a chapter of her Words for Water project. The work will be a collaborative piece combining video and still photographic imagery of the sea and waterways with layered audio of stories and songs from the local iwi and other residency participants.
Dr Tracey Benson is an interdisciplinary artist, media strategist, researcher and creative producer based in Australia. Specialising in online and screen based art, locative media and site specific installation, her work has been presented in Australia, USA, Europe, New Zealand, India, South East Asia and Scandinavia. Tracey will bring with her a host of
experience & is considered a pioneer in the area of net-art and online engagement and has worked with the web since 1995. In 2000, she worked with Margaret Turner at the University of the Sunshine Coast to create one of the earliest web design courses in Australia that included the World Wide Web Consortium’s Accessibility Guidelines (published in 1999).