Tracey Meziane Benson is a cross media artist, writer and curator residing in Canberra, Australia. Since 1995, she has been working creatively with the World Wide Web, focusing on developing hypertextual works and digital animations. Her digital work has been presented in many online galleries and projects including:
2007 – Web Biennial 07 (Istanbul) http://webbiennial.org/galleries/g6.htm
2006 – New geographies http://www.laberintos.org/newgeographies/index....
2006 – CUBE 37, Glass Studio, Frankston Art Gallery
2002 – Indahaus, Canberra Contemporary Art Space
2002 – BORDERPANIC online exhibition, The Performance Space, Sydney
2002 – Highway of Shame, CTHEORY Multimedia Issue #3: Wired Ruins, www.ctheory.net
2002 – Micromuseum, Mediaterra traveling festival 2002, www.mediaterra.org
2001 – Graffiti,www.virtual-museum.org
2000 – Experimenta media arts on-line gallery and
1999 – Sciart’99
In 2001, her work toured regional galleries around Australia as part of the www.cowgrrls.com project initiated by Cooloola Shire Gallery.
Tracey has written for a range of publications and events including:
- Fine Art Forum
- BORDERPANIC Reader
In 2007, she co-founded the Canberra chapter of ‘dorkbot’, which is supported by Canberra Contemporary Art Space. She was also a moderator on the –empyre- list from 2005-07.
In 2004, she presented a paper as part of ISEA2004, in Tallinn, Estonia and has participated in a number of international digital media events including:
- ANAT Open Source Lab 2007
- AOIR 2006
- Siggraph 2001
- N5M4, Amsterdam 2003
In 2001 she completed a research masters project at the Creative Industries Research and Applications Centre (CIRAC) at Queensland University of Technology. Tracey recently submitted a PhD for examination at the Centre for New Media Arts (CNMA) at the Australian National University.