Scott Mitchell holds an undergraduate honours degree in fine art and a PhD in design. He is a practicing artist and works across a diverse array of fields from public sculpture to interactive objects and environments. He exhibits widely as both an individual artist and as part of the collaborative groups Open Spatial Workshop with
Semester 1, 2013
With Saskia Schut and Dr. Scott Mitchell
Machine Landscapes: a meander through the future now of terra(or) forming, straddling the intersecting overlaps of land art (‘Spiral Jetty’ Robert Smithson, ‘Solar Sintering’ Markus Kayser), mining (open cut, tunnelling, leaching) planetary exploration (Mars Rover, DARPA-DIY Hack Space), robotic architecture (“Olzweg” R&Sie, “Walking City” Archigram, ‘geotextile’ Beesley)
Semester 1, 2013
With Leyla Acaroglu
Everything that we design influences our behaviours and changes the way we do things and our perceptions of the world. This studio is all about finding and solving real world problems by designing behaviour changing products and then communication them to the world.
Flies etched into urinals to reduce spillage, kettles that
& Scott Mitchell for 3 workshops (12hrs)
The body remains to some degree an elusive entity in our understandings of human cognition and our evolving relations with technology. With the advent of mobile and wearable sensor technologies, the body is brought to the fore as the essential and defining site of interaction and experience. Devices
With Malte Wagenfeld
In Greek synaesthesia translates into ‘union of the senses; syn- (union) and aesthesis (sensation). In contemporary usage synaesthesia refers to a rare neurological condition in which two or more streams of sensory data interlink or cross resulting in synaestheses; having the sensation of hearing colour, seeing sound, smelling pictures and so on.It can
in collaboration with
Neal Haslem & SLOW Lab students, RMIT Media and Communications;
Ceri Hann RMIT Postgraduate participatory art researcher;
THE VILLAGE Festival www.thevillagefestival.com.au
Wednesdays, 1.30 PM to 5.30 PM
This studio course is a creative investigation of the relationship between power and people.
POWER as energy, capability, force.
PEOPLE as individuals, collectives, societies.
The studio will explore playful social participation in