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Education

2005  Doctor of Philosophy, University of Tasmania
1995  BA Fine Art Hons, Monash University
1994  BA Fine Art, RMIT University

Academic Appointments

Current Senior Lecturer, School of Media and Communication, RMIT University 
2012-13 Program Director, BDes (Multimedia Systems), BDes (Digital Media)
2011  A/Program Director, BA Animation & Interactive Media, School of Media & Communication, RMIT University
2010  A/Program Director, BA Creative Media Hons, School of Media & Communication, RMIT University
2006/7 Program Director: Higher Degrees by Research, School of Creative Media, RMIT University
2006  Visiting Professor, Hochshule der Medien Stuttgart, Germany
2005  Lecturer, School of Creative Media, RMIT University
2004  Sessional Lecturer, School of Visual and Performing Arts, University of Tasmania
2000/1 Sessional Lecturer, Swinburne University (TAFE), Box Hill Institute (TAFE)

Private Teaching

1999 - 2001 Life Drawing tutor, Box Hill Community Arts Centre
1996-2000 Painting, Drawing, Life Drawing tutor, Indigo Art Studios
1994 Art tutor, Bundoora Neighbourhood House

Selected Solo Exhibitions and Screenings

(2016) 'Uber Memoria XIX Part VI', Melbourne Central Loop Screens, Melbourne Central, Melbourne, 'The Body Language, Bogota Arte Contemporaneo, Colombia (2015) 'Uber Memoria XIX Part IX', curated by Brie Trenerry, MARS Gallery, Melbourne (2014) '51 Paintings', San Paulo, Brazil, 'Uber Memoria XIX: Part IV', XIV International Image Festival, Colombia, FKI Research Centre for Art, Berlin; Parer Place, Brisbane; Bolgatty International Film Festival, Kotchi, India; (2013) 'Uber Memoria XXII', Z-Bar, Berlin, Germany; 'Uber Memoria XXI', Academy Gallery, Launceston. (2011) ‘A Far Cry From Nowhere’, Meinblu House, Berlin, Germany. (2010) ‘Uber Memoria X’, Meinblu House, Berlin, Germany. (2009) ‘Uber Nocturnus Acts II-IV’, Scala Theatre, Berlin, Germany. (2008) ‘Uber Nocturnus Act I’, Scala Theatre, Berlin, Germany. (2005) ‘The Memory Palace’, Academy Gallery, University of Tasmania, Launceston, ‘Filmic Memorials II’, Memory Grid, Australian Centre of the Moving Image, Melbourne, ‘Filmic Memorials’, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth, ‘Footballism’, PITSpace, Melbourne, ‘Ride-In Movies’, Melbourne International Arts Festival’, Federation Square, Melbourne. (2004) ‘Modern Topographies’, 24hr Art: NT Centre for Contemporary Art, Darwin, ‘The Empire of Small’, Academy Gallery, University of Tasmania,Launceston, ‘Menmonica’, curated by L. Bisset, Small Black Box, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane. (2003) 'Nextworlds’, Switchback Gallery, Monash University, Victoria, ‘Small Worlds’, curated by S. Kelly, CAST, Hobart. (2002)  ‘Nextworlds’, Canberra Contemporary Art Space Cube,Canberra, ‘Nextworlds’, The George Paton Gallery, Melbourne University, Melbourne, ‘Hidden Worlds’, Entrepot Gallery, Centre for the Arts, Hobart.  (2001) ‘Eurobliss’, Indigo Studios, Melbourne. (2000) ‘Popscapes’, The Jackman Gallery, Melbourne. (1999) ‘Outside Looking In’, Access Gallery, The Jewish Museum of Australia, Melbourne.   ‘Whispers and Memories’, Indigo Studios, Melbourne.‘Popscaping’, Stop 22, Melbourne. (1998)  ‘Friendly Fire Part 2’, Open Space Gallery, Melbourne. ‘Self Imposed Dignity’, Transport Shelters, Flinders Way Arcade, Melbourne. (1997)  ‘Recent Drawings’, Indigo Studios, Melbourne.‘Toy Soldiers, Bugs and Other Things That Suck’ Indigo Studios, Melbourne. (1996)  ‘Friendly Fire’, Kirkcaldy Davies Gallery, Melbourne, ‘Untitled’, McKillop Street Gallery, Melbourne. (1995)  ‘Three Colours Nuke’, Grand Central Gallery, Melbourne, ‘Recent Works’, Vertigo, Melbourne, (1994)  ‘Shaun Wilson Recent Works’, Sambuca Bar, Melbourne. (1993)  ‘Fatcat’s Revenge’, Sambuca Bar, Melbourne.

Selected Two-Person and Collaborative Exhibitions

(2001) ‘Tall Stories’, with T. Honey, Gasworks Arts Park, Melbourne. (1997)  ‘Inaugural exhibition’, with M. Adams, Indigo Studios, Melbourne. (1995)  ‘Vandemonian’, with F. Halse, Little Adam Gallery, Melbourne.

Selected Group Exhibitions and Screenings

(2017) '21st Century Nonsense Machine', curated by Shaun Wilson, Noir Darkroom, Melbourne, Uber Memoria XIX Part XI', curated by Shaun Wilson, Sublime/Internal/Subliminal', NeMe Arts Centre, Limassol, Cyprus, 'Museum of Lost Public Notice project', coordinated by David Dellafiora & Phil Edwards, George Paton Gallery, Melbourne, 'Gothic Memoria suite', curated by Kieran Boland, Five Walls projects, Melbourne (2016) FILE15, 'Uber Memoria XIX Part VII, Electronic Language International Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil 'Uber Memoria XXI', Navigating the Internal Landscape: an artistic interpretation of disease', curated by Malcom Bywaters, Academy Gallery, Launceston, Design/Play, Design Hub Gallery, Melbourne (2015) 'Uber Memoria XIX Part IX', Experimental Superstars, Novi Sad, Serbia, FILE15, 'The Tailor of Autumn', Electronic Language International Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 'Uber Memoria XIX Part III', Bideodromo International Experimental Film and Video Festival, Bilbao, Spain, 'Uber Memoria XIX Part IV', Festival Internacional De La Imagen, Colombia, 'Uber Memoria XIX Part IV', Fringe Film, 2015 Melbourne Fringe Festival, Melbourne (2014)  'Uber Memoria XIX: Part III', International Experimental Video Art Festival, Museum of Art Ameria, Spain,  'Uber Memoria XIX: Part I/II' House and Home', curated by M. Bywaters, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne; Academy Gallery, Launceston, 'Make Believe its Nothing', curated by B Trenerry, K Boland, MARS Gallery, Melbourne, Beacons Art Music Festival, Yorkshire, UK, X Media Art Monographic Show, XIII International Festival of the Image, Manizales, Columbia, Venice Experimental Cinema and Performance Art Festival, Palazzo Ca' Zandardi, Venice, Italy, Hamilton Music and Film Festival, Ontario, Canada, Biedeodromo Experimental Film and Video Festival, Bilbao, Spain,  (2013) 'XII International Image Festival, Manizales, Colombia; 'Now you see it... now you dont', Miden Videoart Festival 2012 Screening in Chios, Calliope Artspace, Chios, Greece (2012) ‘Hits and Memories’, curated by M. Bywaters, Academy Gallery, Launceston; ‘Uber Memoria XXI #01’, 'Placeness', curated by S. Wilson, Naherholung Sternchen, Berlin, Germany.  ‘Uber Memoria XXI #01’, Miden Video Art Festival, Miden, Greece, ‘Uber Memoria XXI #01/03/04', Electronic Language International Festival, Ruth Cardoso Cultural Centre, Sao Paulo, Brazil, ‘Uber Memoria XXI #01’, VIII Media Art Monographic Show, 9th International Imagen Festival, Manizales, Columbia.(2011) ‘Boom, Boom, Knowledge, Knowledge’, curated by P. Edwards, ARS Upstairs, Melbourne, ‘Footnote’, curated by M. Bywaters, Academy Gallery, Launceston. (2009)  ‘Gothic Memoria 1-30’, curated by Souvenirs From Earth, IMM Cologne, Germany, ‘Gothic Memoria 1-30B’, curated by Souvenirs From Earth, FNAC Digitale, Paris, France, ‘Gothic Memoria 1-30’, SFE, Freebox 129, cable TV (ongoing), Mildura Palimpest, Wentworth Prison, Mildura, Victoria, 'Uber Memoria 1-30’, PAM, University of Georgia Art Galleries, Athens, Georgia, USA, (2008)  ‘Uber Memoria 1-30’, PAM, Scope Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland, ‘Gothic Memoria 1-30’, The Cologne Art Fair XXI, Cologne, Germany, ‘Gothic Memoria 1-30’, CO POP, Cologne, Germany, ‘Transcentric’, curated by S. Ball & I. Barberis, Lethaby Gallery, London, UK, ‘In-Transition’, curated by H. Black, Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russian Federation, ‘In-Transition’, curated by H. Black, National Centre of Contemporary Art, Kekateringburg, Russian Federation, ‘Australian Gothic’, curated by S. Wilson, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth, ‘Float’, curated by M. Gates; D. Hobson, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Boolaroo, NSW, ‘Other Cinema’, Scala Theatre, Directors Lounge, Berlin, Germany, ‘Uber memoria 1-30’, PAM, Utsikten Art Center, Norway; Charlotte and Phillip Hanes Art Gallery, Winston-Salem, USA, SCOPE Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland. (2007) ‘Uber Memoria Series 3’, Mov-In Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, ‘Athens Video Art Festival’, Athens, Greece,‘The Mirror Stage’, curated by H. Black, Lanitis Foundation, Limosol, Cyprus, ‘Pixel International’, curated by D. Quigley, Academy Gallery, Launceston, ‘Neo Goth: Back in Black’, curated by A. Kubler, UQ Art Museum, Brisbane, ‘A Very Cinematic Effect’, curated by B. Lee, LA NAU, University of Valencia, Spain. ‘Optica07’, Cervantes Institute, Paris, France, ‘Artwave Radio’, Athens Biennial, Athens, Greece, ‘Artwave Radio’, 1st Athens Biennial, Athens, Greece, ‘Optica07: International Video Art Festival’, Barcelona, Spain, ‘Revelation’ curated by L. Marvell, Spectrum Project Space, Perth, ‘Voyeur One’, 69 Smith Street, Melbourne, ‘Australian Gothic’, curated by S. Wilson, Project Space/Spare Room, Melbourne, ‘U-Turn’, curated by L. Hjorth & K. Shaw, Glendale Art Gallery, Los Angeles, USA. ‘Float’, curated by M. Gates & D  Hobson, Lake MacQuarie City Art Gallery, Boolaroo, NSW. (2006)  The Basement ARI, Friskas, Finland, ‘NEW06’, curated by J. Enberg, Australian Centre of Contemporary Art, Melbourne ‘Boundless’, curated by J. Christensen, Stavanger Kunstforening Stavanger, Norway, ‘Art Media Tech 06’, touring Spain: Presidency Government of the Canary Islands, Tenerife; Museum of Contemporary Art Fenosa Union (MACUF); Basque Museum Artium, Victoria; Da2 Museum, Salamanca; Párraga Centre, Murcia; Bilbao Arte, Bilbao; Asia House, Barcelona; CCCB, Barcelona; National Museum Centre of Art Reina Sofía. ‘1st International Conference on Film and Memorialisation’, Schwaebisch Hall, Germany. ‘1st International Video Art Festival Valencia’, Spain, ‘International Festival of Video Art Don Benito’, Spain, ‘Buzz’, curated by W. Hudson, Academy Gallery University of Tasmania, Launceston. ‘Boundless’, curated by J. Christensen, touring Norway: Stenersenmuseet, Oslo; Bodø Kunstforening, Bodø; Sogn og Fjordane Kunstmuseum-Eikaasgalleriet, Jølster; Trondarnes Distriktsmuseum Harstad,  Eidsberg Kommune, Eidsberg; Kirkenes, Grenselandmuseet, Kulturkontoret, Norway. (2005)  ‘Memory, Identity and Place’, curated by A. Bouch, Hera Gallery, Rhode Island, USA, ‘People Doing Strange Things with Electricity Too’, curated by K. Seekings, Centre on Contemporary Art, Seattle, USA: CD launch, Comfortstand Records, ‘Australia-Where?’, Electro Fringe, Princess Theatre, Newcastle, ‘New Media Arts Festival (MAF05), Bed SuperClub, Bangkok, Thailand. (2004)  ‘Off the Wall’, Ian Potter Gallery, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston, ‘An Architecture of Hope’, curated by M. Copley, Gallery 101, Melbourne, ‘Recent Acquisitions’, Icon Museum of Art, Deakin University, Melbourne, ‘Compendium’, curated by M. Copley, Icon Museum of Art, Deakin University, Melbourne, ‘Boogy, Jive, and Bop’, curated by M. Bywaters, Plimsol Gallery, Hobart, ‘White Line Fever’, curated by M. Bywaters, Academy Gallery, Launceston, ‘Dare to Look’, coordinated by V. McGrath, Tasmanian Living Artists Week, Launceston. (2003)  ‘Little Things Count’, Centre on Contemporary Art (COCA), Seattle, United States. ‘Research 2’, coordinated by V McGrath, Academy Gallery, University of Tasmania ‘Compendium’, curated by M. Copley, Platform, Melbourne, ‘Boogy, Jive, and Bop, curated by M. Bywaters, Academy Gallery, Launceston,    Devonport Gallery and Arts Centre, Devonport, North West Centre, Burnie, ‘A4 Art show 2003 Westspace, Melbourne, ‘Global House Project 1’, curated by B. Beukelman, Monaghan Design, Seattle, USA. (2002)  ‘Miniatures Show’, Entrepot Gallery, Centre for the Arts, Hobart, ‘Squeeze’, Fine Arts Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart, ‘Relief’, Entrepot Gallery, Centre for the Arts, Hobart, ‘Transcribe’, curated by A. King, Entrepot Gallery, Centre for the Arts, Hobart. ‘Celebrating the Exquisite Corpse’, curated by A. Bell, Ararat Art Gallery, Victoria. (2001)  ‘Staff Exhibition’, Gallery 369, Swinburne TAFE, Wantirna Campus, Melbourne, ‘Work: Cut Paste Burn Paste’, curated by M. Bywaters, The Faculty Gallery, Melbourne. ‘Gallery Artists Show’, The Jackman Gallery, Melbourne, ‘Group Show’, NG Art, Sydney, ‘Celebrating the Exquisite Corpse’, by A. Bell, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne. (2000)  ‘@ Global City’, The Public Office, Melbourne, ‘Summer Salon Show’, Helen Gory Gallerie, Melbourne, ‘The Official Artists Olympic Games 2000’, Indigo Studios, Melbourne, ‘New Painting from Melbourne’, The Jackman Gallery, Melbourne, ‘D.I.Y’, curated By Malcom Bywaters, The Faculty Gallery, Melbourne, ‘Memory’, Switchback Gallery, Monash University, Gippsland Campus, Victoria, ‘Life’, The Public Office, Transport Shelters, Melbourne, ‘Celebrating the Exquisite Corpse’, curated by A. Bell, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria. ‘Staff Exhibition’, Student Gallery, Swinburne TAFE, Wantirna Campus, Melbourne. ‘Different Views’, curated by T Honey, The Universal, Melbourne. ‘Modern Masters’, Box Hill Community Arts Centre, Melbourne. (1999)  ‘D.I.Y’, curated by M. Bywaters, Switchback Gallery, Churchill, Victoria, ‘Bigotscapes’, Bulle Galleries, Melbourne, ‘Momenta 99’, Emerging Artists Festival, Geelong, Victoria. (1998)  ‘The First Slice’, Chichios, Melbourne, (1997)  ‘Artist on Line’, The Jackman Gallery, Melbourne, ‘Metal as Anything’, The Jackman Gallery, Melbourne, ‘Review’, Kirkcaldy Davies Gallery, Melbourne, ‘Eggasipation’, Albert Park Library, Melbourne, ‘9 x 5’, Indigo Studios / Gallery, Melbourne. (1996)  ‘Shamocracy’, Lyall Burton Gallery, Melbourne, ‘The Post Card Show’, Linden Gallery, Melbourne, (1995)  ‘World in a Matchbox Show’, curated by M. McCormack, Grand Central Gallery, Melbourne. ‘Oberwyn Panels’, Albert Park, Melbourne, ‘Arial Art’, coordinated by Andrew Sibley, rooftop installations, Albert Park, Melbourne. ‘Artline 1995’, curated by M. Bywaters, Foy and Gibson Gallery, Melbourne, ‘Monash Graduate Show’, Monash University, Caulfield Campus, Melbourne, ‘C.D exhibition’, D Block, Monash University, Caulfield Campus, Melbourne. (1994)  ‘Graduate Exhibition’, RMIT University, Bundoora Campus, Melbourne, ‘Monash Kids Benefit Exhibition’, The Highway Gallery, Melbourne. (1992)  ‘ISM2’, Brunswick Mechanics Institute, Melbourne, ‘ISM’, curated by S. Wilson, Clayton Theatre, Melbourne.

Selected Bibliography

(2017) Wilson, S 'Emerging and Established Australian Video Art', NeMe Arts Centre, last accessed 4 June, 2017 <http://news.neme.org/1813/sublime-internal-subliminal> (2015) Dean, A 'Projecting the Future: Shaun Wilson', Artview magazine, Joomag publishing, pp 31-35 (2014) 'Independent Cinema: Shaun Wilson', Video Focus, 9th Biennial edition, Stigmart Press, Clift, T (2012). 'Experimental Expression', News, FilmInk Magazine online, August 27, Chuy, G (ed.) (2011). ‘Shaun Wilson’, Reimagine: New Contemporary Art, ArtNow International, Miami, pp. 92-93, Sant, T (2010), 'Reviews: Save As... Digital Memories', in Digital Icons: Studies in Russian, Eurasian and Central European New Media Journal, Issue 4, University of Leeds, pp. 181-184, 'Clarke, S (2008). ‘The Art of Darkness sees the Light of Day’, The Courier-Mail, Brisbane, 19-20 July, p.6, Press, C (2008). ‘Dark Times Ahead’, Scene, Vogue Magazine, August Issue, Sydney, p.68, Sorensen, R (2008). ‘How Death Becomes You’, Arts & Entertainment, The Australian, 1 August, p.10, Alderon, S (2008). ‘Back in Black – Goths are Back’, Artspeak, Northern Star, Lismore, p.50, Crawford, A (2008). ‘Gothic Candour’, Australian Art Monthly, No. 216, Summer, pp.45-49, Douglas, C (2008). ‘Neo-Goth: Back in Black’, Artlink, Vol 28, No. 4, p.18, Jones, L (2008). ‘Uber Memoria X’, The Monash Journal, 20 July, p.20, Christmass, P (2008). ‘Australian Gothic’, Today Section, The West Australian, 30 July, p.10, Stowell, J (2008). ‘The Shippings News’, The Newcastle Herald Weekender, 12 January, p.30, Jones, J (2008). ‘Top Art Galleries’, The Newcastle Herald, 5 January, p.22, Rainforth, D (2008). ‘Rear Window or Front Projection’, Un Magazine, Vol.2, No. 1, Melbourne, pp.19-21, Lee, B (2007). ‘More Video Art Please’, Artlink, Vol 27, No.3, Henley Beach, pp. 28-31, Enberg, J (2006). ‘NEW06’, NEW06, ACCA, Melbourne, p.7, Bywaters, M (2006). ‘The Memory Palace: Family History and 1975’, NEW06, ACCA, Melbourne, pp.40-47, Benedictus, L (2006). ‘A Shot of the New’, Preview, The Sunday Age, March 26, pp.6-7, Green, C (2006). ‘New06’, Artforum.com, http://artforum.com/picks/place=Melbourne#picks10704, Marvell, L (2005). ‘Brendan Lee, Shaun Wilson, Alexandra Gillespie’, Photofile, ACP, Sydney, p.77, Malpas, J (2005). On Location: Memory, Place, and the Moving Image, ‘Filmic Memorials’ exhibition catalogue, PICA, Perth, Mueke, S (2004). Ancient and Modern: Time, Culture and Indigenous Philosophy, UNSWP, Sydney, p.10, Bywaters, M (2004). ‘The Empire of Small’, exhibition catalogue essay, Academy Gallery, Launceston, Klaosen, D (2004). Seductive Talents, Real Time, No. 61, Sydney, p.41, Lee Downes, B (2004). ‘Boogie, Jive and Bop’, Artlink, Vol 24, No. 2, Henley Beach, pp.83–84, Copley, M (2004). ‘Compendium’ exhibition catalogue, Icon Museum of Art, Deakin University, Melbourne, Copley, M (2004). ‘An Architecture of Hope’, exhibition catalogue, Gallery 101, Melbourne, Corsini, M (2003). ‘The Memory Palace of Shaun Wilson’, Vehicle, Issue 9, Singapore, pp.26-27, McIntyre, J (2003). ‘Cutting Edge of Bop’, The Examiner, Launceston, September 27, p.31, Andersch, J (2003). ‘Suggestive Shapes’, Gallery Watch, The Examiner, Launceston, Sept. 27, p.25, Copley, M (2003). ‘Compendium’, exhibition catalogue, Platform, Melbourne, Bywaters, M (2003). ‘Boogy, Jive, and Bop.’ exhibition catalogue, Academy Gallery, Launceston, Curtis, A (2002). ‘Squeeze’, Arts Review, Togatus, Vol 73, #8, TUU, University of Tasmania, Hobart, p.40, Bywaters, M (2001). ‘Work: Cut Paste Create Burn’, catalogue essay, The Faculty Gallery, Melbourne, Corsini, M (2000). ‘Popscapes’, exhibition catalogue essay, The Jackman Gallery, Melbourne, Kirkman, T (2000). ‘Art-Notes’, Australian Art Monthly, Adelaide: March, p.35, Bell, A (2000). ‘Celebrating the Exquisite Corpse’, exhibition catalogue essay, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, Duncan, J (2000). forward, D.I.Y exhibition catalogue, Faculty Gallery, Melbourne, Longstaff, M (2000). ‘DIY: Do It Yourself’, exhibition catalogue essay, The Faculty Gallery, Melbourne, Church, D (1999). ‘Popscaping’, exhibition catalogue essay, Stop 22 Gallery, Melbourne

Selected Exhibition Catalogues with published essay(s)

(2008) Neo-Goth: Back in Black, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane, (2008)  In Transition Russia, National Centre of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia, (2008)  The Mirror Stage, Lanitis Foundation, Limasol, Cyprus, (2008) Float, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Booragul, NSW, (2007)  Art Media Tech 06 , Centre for Contemporary Culture Barcelona, Spain, (2007) U-Turn, Glendale Art Gallery, Los Angeles, USA, (2007) Australian Gothic, Project Space/Spare Room, Melbourne, (2006)  New06, Australian Centre of Contemporary Art, Melbourne, (2004)  Empire of Small, Academy Gallery, University of Tasmania, Launceston, (2003)  Research 2, Academy Gallery, University of Tasmania, Launceston, (2003)  Compendium, Icon Museum of Art, Melbourne, (2003)  Boogy, Jive and Bop, Academy Gallery, University of Tasmania, Launceston, (2000)  Celebrating the Exquisite Corpse, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, (2000)  Popscapes, Jackman Gallery, Melbourne, (2000)  Popscaping, Stop 22, Melbourne, (1999)  Momenta Emerging Arts Festival, Geelong Art Gallery, Melbourne. (2000) DIY: Do it Yourself, Faculty Gallery, Monash University, Melbourne.

Grants and Awards

(2010)  Arts Creation Grant (Established Artists), Arts Victoria, (2010)  School of Media &; Communication Research Grant, RMIT University, (2009)  New Work Grant (Established Artists), Australia Council for the Arts, (2008)  Arts Creation Grant (Established Artists), Arts Victoria, (2008)  School of Creative Media Professoriate Research Grant, RMIT University, (2007)  Acquisition Artist Grant, ERGAS Collection, (2006)  Early Career Research Grant, RMIT University, (2004)  Graduate Research Support Scheme (GRSS), University of Tasmania, (2003)  Graduate Research Support Scheme (GRSS), University of Tasmania, (2002)  Graduate Research Support Scheme (GRSS), University of Tasmania, (2002)  Australian Post Graduate Award (APA), Australian Research Council, (2001)  The Julian Burnside Artists Trust Grant, (2000)  Pat Corrigan Artist Grant, National Association for the Visual Arts 

Committees, Boards and Representation

(2011) University Academic Council Board, RMIT University, Place Research Network, School of Media; Communication, RMIT University (ongoing), Technology Committee, School of Media and Communication, RMIT University , (2010) - Centre for Memory Studies, University of Gloucestershire, UK (ongoing), (2006-09) Research Committee, School of Creative Media, RMIT University , (2007)  Project Space/Spare Room Gallery Committee, RMIT University, (2006-07) Research Committee, DSC Portfolio, RMIT University

Chaired Conferences and Symposiums

(2015) Expanding Slow Cinema in Digital Media Symposium, RMIT University, Digital Media After Web 2.0, RMIT University, The Future of Narrative Symposium, RMIT University (2012) Digital Cinema Symposium, RMIT University, Slow Media Symposium, RMIT University; (2006) International Conference on Film and Memorialisation, RMIT University/Hochshule der Medien, Germany

Publications 

Wilson, S (2016) 'Building a Memory Palace from the Ars Memoria Tradition through Video Installation', International Journal of Practice Based Humanities, Vol. 1, No, 1, Wilson, S (2016). 'What is Post-neomodernism?: Absolute, Multiplicity, Post-Truth, Disruption, International Journal of Contemporary Humanities, Vol.1, No.1, Wilson, S (2016). 'Alternative Characterisation Strategies in Contemporary mainstream Zombie Cinema', Screen Thought (Journal), Vol.1, No. 1, Wilson, S (2015). 'Slow Motion as a Condition for the Moving Image', Evers, C, Berry, M, Wilson , S (Eds.) Altitude Journal, University of Nottingham Nigbo, China, Wilson, S (2014) The Gothic Memorium, Windsor Bentley Press, Melbourne, iTunes ISBN: 978-0-09873753-0-8,  Wilson S (2014) The 51 Paintings Suite: Images from the Film Vol 1, iTunesWilson, S (2014). Wilson, S (2012).  Wilson, S (2011). ‘Searching for Memory in Home Movies’, in Screen Memories, Teressa Forde (ed), Image and Narrative Journal, Open Humanities Press, Issue 11, Wilson, S (2009). ‘Remixing Memory in Digital Media’, in Save As... Digital Memory, Jo Garde-Hansen (ed.), Palgrave McMillan, London Wilson, S (2007). ‘Give me a Hard Copy Right There’, catalogue essay, Post-Cinema exhibition, Project Space/Spare Room, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2007). ‘Australian Gothic’, Australian Gothic exhibition, Project Space/Spare Room, RMIT University, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2007). ‘Time Out’, Time Out: Malcom Bywaters, SPACE Gallery, Launceston, Wilson, S (2006). ‘Remixing Memory: the Copied Image in Australian Photography’, Photofile, Issue 77, Autumn, Australian Centre of Photography, Sydney, pp.34-37, Wilson, S (2006). ‘Digital Communities, Locational Illusions: Place and Current New Media Practice’, Places and Lenses Conference, University of Tasmania, Hobart,  Wilson, S (2006). ‘Filmic Memorials’, 1st International Conference on Film and Memorialisation, University of Applied Sciences, Schwabisch Hall, Germany, Wilson, S (2005). ‘The New New: Video Art in the Twenty-First Century’, Vital Signs Conference, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Informit, RMIT University, Melbourne,Wilson, S (2004). ‘The History of the Memory Palace’, University of the Third Age (U3A), Hobart, Wilson, S (2004). ‘The Journey of Grandad Barbone: A Mnemonic Safari’, School of Philosophy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Wilson, S (2003). ‘Secret Worlds: The Structure of Imaginal Place in Children’s Fiction’, 9th Annual Australasian Postgraduate Philosophy Conference, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Wilson, S (2003). ‘Reverie and the Home Movie’, School of Philosophy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Wilson, S (2003). ‘The Memory Palace’, November 10, McCulloch House Palliative Care Unit, McCulloch House, Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, , Wilson, S (2004). ‘Revere: The Relationship Between Objects and Memory’, Scotch Oakburn College, Launceston, Tasmania, Wilson, S (2004). ‘Modern Topographies’ exhibition catalogue, 24hr Art: NT Centre of Contemporary Art, Wilson, S (2003). ‘The Philosophy Sweet’, Togatus, Vol. 74, No. 8, University of Tasmania, pp.26-27, Wilson, S (2003). ‘In Defense of Philosophy’, Togatus, Vol. 74, No. 6, University of Tasmania, pp. 24- 25, Wilson, S (2003). ‘Reinventing Glover’, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston, Wilson, S (2003). ‘Art on Holiday / Reinvented Spaces’, exhibition catalogue essay, Arts @ Work, Hobart, Wilson, S (2002). ‘Curatorial Symposium 2002’, catalogue essay, Entrepot Gallery, Hobart, Wilson, S (1999). ‘Yellow Houses and Plastic trees’, Artly, Vol. 4, Issue 3, Indigo Studios, Melbourne, p.4, Wilson, S (1999). ‘The Problem with Art’, Artly, Vol. 4, Issue 5, Indigo Studios, Melbourne, p.6, Wilson, S (1998). ‘Is Painting Dead?’ Artly, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Indigo Studios, Melbourne, p.4, Wilson, S (1997). ‘White Cubes’, Artly, Vol. 2, Number 4, Indigo Studios, Melbourne, p.7, Wilson, S (1996). ‘The Great Divide’, Artly, Vol. 2, Number 4, Indigo Studios, Melbourne, p.9, Wilson, S (1998). ‘Is Painting Dead?’ Artly, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Indigo Studios, Melbourne, p.4, Wilson, S (1997). ‘White Cubes’, Artly, Vol. 2, Number 4, Indigo Studios, Melbourne, p.7,, Wilson, S (1996). ‘The Great Divide’, Artly, Vol. 2, Number 4, Indigo Studios, Melbourne, p.9

Feature Length Screenplays

Wilson, S (2016) The Plains, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, Wilson.S (2016), In The Garden of Death and Delight, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2014), The Last Man Vegas, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2009-12). The Darklands, production, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2011). Last Man in Vegas, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2011). The Curse of the Mysterious Dark Vampire, in development, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2011). Pineapple, Honeyhouse Films, in development, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2010). Saturn Rising, Honeyhouse Films, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2009). Nocturnus, Honeyhouse Films, in development, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2009). Night Dwellers, Honeyhouse Films, in development, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne Wilson, S (2009). At Midnight, Honeyhouse Films, in development, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2009). Gothic Memoria, Honeyhouse Films, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2008). Epic Memoria, Honeyhouse Films, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne

Short Film Screenplays

Wilson, S (2010). Ear, Honeyhouse Films, in postproduction, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne Wilson, S (2010). Stake, Honeyhouse Films, in postproduction, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2010). The Vampire Monologues, in postproduction, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne 

DVD Editions

Wilson, S (2012). The Complete Uber Memoria, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2012). Filmic Memorials 1-30, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne

Guest Lectures and Presentations

Wilson, S (2015) Scriptwriting: from idea to screen, Mid Winter Words Literary Festival, Portarlington, Victoria; Wilson, S (2015), 'How to Screen a Memory Palace: Exploring Memory and the Moving Image', Terrains of Memory Symposium, Castlemaine Festival, Castlemaine, Victoria, Wilson, S (2013) 'Independent Film Producing and Online Distribution', RMIT University, Wilson, S (2012), 'Slowness in the Cinematic Image', Beyond Slowness in the Cinematic Image Symposium, RMIT University,  Wilson, S (2012) 'Can Science Fiction Cinema Survive without Physics?', Colliding Ideas Symposium, RMIT University, Wilson, S (2011). ‘Teaching and Learning Seminar, School of Media & Communication, RMIT University, Wilson, S (2010). ‘New Approaches to Creative Research’, School of Media & Communication, RMIT University, Wilson, S (2009). National Gallery of Victoria, Federation Square, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2008). ‘Beyond Gothic Memoria’, School of Creative Media, RMIT University, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2008). ‘Art and Cinema’, DLUX, Sydney, Wilson, S (2008). ‘Gothic Film’, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane, Wilson, S (2007). ‘Uber Nocturnus’, for FLOAT, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Booragul, NSW, Wilson, S (2006). ‘1975 at NEW06’, Look Who’s Talking, ACCA, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2006). ‘Film and Memorialisation’, University of Applied Sciences, Schwaebisch Hall, Germany, Wilson, S (2005). ‘Recent Work’, School of Creative Media, RMIT University, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2004). ‘Work in Progress 2’, School of Visual and Performing Arts, University of Tasmania, Wilson, S (2004). ‘The Memory Palace’, School of Philosophy, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Wilson, S (2004). ‘The Artist Run Space’, School of Visual and Performing Arts, University of Tasmania, Wilson, S (2004). ‘Reinventing Place’, School of Visual and Performing Arts, University of Tasmania, Wilson, S (2003). ‘Current Research’, School of Visual and Performing Arts, University of Tasmania, Wilson, S (2003). ‘Work in Progress’, School of Visual and Performing Arts, University of Tasmania, Wilson, S (2003). ‘Nextworlds’, Switchback Gallery, Monash University, Churchill, Victoria, Wilson, S (2003). ‘Life after Art School’, School of Visual and Performing Arts, University of Tasmania, Wilson, S (2002). ‘Emerging Sculpture in Melbourne, Tasmanian School of Art’, University of Tasmania, Wilson, S (2002). ‘Current Work’, Tasmanian School of Art, University of Tasmania, Wilson, S (2002). ‘Current Work’, Sculpture seminar, Tasmanian School of Art, University of Tasmania, Wilson, S (2001). ‘Recent Work’, Swinburne University TAFE, Wantirna Campus, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2001). ‘10 sculptors’, Gasworks Theatre, Gasworks Arts Park, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2001). ‘The Artist Run Space’, Faculty of Art and Design, Monash University, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2001). ‘Contemporary Australian Sculpture’, Box Hill Institute, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2001). ‘Contemporary Australian Sculpture’, Swinburne University TAFE, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2000). ‘EIM Project’, Switchback Gallery, Monash University, Churchill, Victoria, Wilson, S (2000). ‘The Artist Run Space’, Faculty of Art and Design, Monash University, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2000). ‘Recent Work’, Swinburne TAFE, Wantirna Campus, Melbourne, Wilson, S (1999). ‘How to Survive Art School’, Faculty of Art and Design, Monash University, Melbourne, Wilson, S (1998). ‘How to Survive Art School’, Faculty of Art and Design, Monash University, Melbourne, Wilson, S (1997). ‘Recent Work’, Casey Institute, Dandenong Campus, Melbourne, Wilson, S (1996). ‘How to Survive Art School’, Faculty of Art and Design, Monash University, Melbourne, Wilson, S (1996). ‘New Painting from the UK’, Faculty of Art and Design, Monash University, Melbourne

Prizes

(2014) Winner, BigCI Artist in Residency Prize, BigCi, NSW, Australia. (2011)  L.A Screenwriting Prize, (finalist), Rousevelt Hotel, Los Angeles, USA, 2006  Tertiary Art Prize 2006 (winner), Poimena Gallery, Launceston, (1999)  Moet Chandon, Short-listed, Moet Chandon Foundation, Melbourne, (1995)  Lucardo Peace Prize, Finalist, Monash University, Caulfield Campus, Melbourne

Artist in Residency

(2015) BiCI Wollemi National Park, Australia, (2003)  Devonport Gallery and Art Centre, Devonport, Tasmania,  Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston, Tasmania, (2002) Indigo Studios, Melbourne, (1997)  Caulfield Grammar, Wheelers Hill Campus, Melbourne.

Curated Projects and Exhibitions

(2017) 'Artefacts for 21st Century Humans, Noir Gallery, Melbourne, 'Sublime, Internal, Subliminal', NeMe Arts Centre, Cyprus (2011) ‘Graduate Screening’, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne, (2009)  ‘Killing Me Softly’, 5th International Berlin Directors Lounge, Berlin, (2008)  ‘Other Cinema’, 5th International Berlin Directors Lounge, Berlin, ‘Australian Gothic’, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth,  ‘Post-Cinema’, Project Space/Spare Room, Melbourne, (2007)  ‘Australian Gothic’, Project Space/Spare Room, Melbourne, Directors Lounge, Berlin, 2006) ‘Ars Memoria’, Rhizome at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, (2004)   ‘The Art Tourist Project’, with B Beukelman and N McMurray, Arts @ Work, Hobart, (2002)  ‘Becton National Sculpture Biennial’, with Ken Wong, Gasworks Arts Park, Melbourne, ‘Intelligent Space: New Art from Hobart’, The Powerhouse Gallery, Launceston,  ‘Curatorial Symposium 2002’, Entrepot Gallery, Centre for the Arts, Hobart, ‘Global House Project’, Monaghan and Company, Seattle, USA, (2001)‘Gasworks Studio Artists exhibition’, Gasworks Theatre, Gasworks Arts Park, Melbourne,  ‘Swinburne TAFE student exhibition’, Mira Fine Art, Melbourne, (2000) ‘Spark’, The Faculty Gallery, Monash University, Caulfield Campus, Melbourne, ‘Gasworks Studio Artists exhibition, Gasworks Theatre, Gasworks Arts Park, Melbourne, ‘Spark’, The Faculty Gallery, Monash University, Caulfield Campus, Melbourne, ‘New Painting from Melbourne’, The Jackman Gallery, Melbourne ‘The Artists Olympic Games 2000’, Indigo Studios, Melbourne, ‘Life’, The Public Office, Melbourne, ‘New Directions: New Art from RMIT University I-3’, Indigo Studios, Melbourne, ‘Environment’, Switchback Gallery, Monash University, Gippsland Campus, Victoria,  ‘Invention’, Switchback Gallery, Monash University, Gippsland Campus, Victoria,  ‘Memory’, Switchback Gallery, Monash University, Gippsland Campus, Victoria ‘Diary’, Swinburne TAFE student exhibition, Open Space Gallery, Melbourne, (1999)   Melbourne Fringe Festival 1999 Visual Arts exhibitions (x 60),  ‘Fresh: New Emerging Art from Melbourne’, Indigo Studios, Melbourne, (1997)  ‘End of Year Group Show’, with Martin S. Pribble, Indigo Studios, Lyall Burton Gallery, Melbourne, ‘Lavazza Young Designer Award 1997’, Myer Gallery, Melbourne, (1996)  ‘9 x 5 Exhibition’, Indigo Studios Melbourne, ‘Shamocracy, Lyall Burton Gallery, Melbourne, (1992)  ‘ISM’, Brunswick Mechanics Institute, Melbourne.

Feature Length Experimental Art Films

(2017) In The Journey of Midnight', Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, 'Indigo Rising', Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne (2015) 'The Tailor of Autumn', 71 mins, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne.(2013)  '51 Paintings', 71 mins, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne.

Narrative Film and Commercial Trailers

(2015) 'The Last Man in Vegas' trailer 1, editor, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, (2014) Sony Ci ad (Dir/DP), Sony USA, (2011)  ‘VFX Promo for Weather 2K #1’, (Dir/VFX/Editor), product trailer, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, ‘VFX Promo for Weather 2K #2’, (Dir/VFX/Editor), product trailer, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, ‘VFX Promo for Weather 2K #3’, (Dir/VFX/Editor), product trailer, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, ‘VFX Promo for Oceans 2K #1’, (Dir/VFX/Editor), product trailer, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, ‘VFX Promo for Oceans 2K #2’, (Dir/VFX/Editor), product trailer, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, ‘VFX Promo for Space 2K #1’, (Dir/VFX/Editor), product trailer, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne. VFX Promo for Space 2K #2’, (Dir/VFX/Editor), product trailer, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, ‘VFX Promo for Clouds 2K #1’, (Dir/VFX/Editor), product trailer, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, ‘VFX Promo for Clouds 2K #2’, (Dir/VFX/Editor), product trailer, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, ‘Weather 2K’, (Dir/VFX/Editor), product trailer, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, ‘Clouds 2K’, (Dir/VFX/Editor), product trailer, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, ‘Oceans 2K’,(Dir/VFX/Editor), product trailer, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, ‘Space 2K’, (Dir/VFX/Editor), product trailer, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, ‘The Curse of the Mysterious Dark Vampire’, (Dir/VFX/Editor), Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, ‘The Darklands Trailer 1’, (Dir/VFX/Editor), feature, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, ‘The Darklands Trailer 2’, (Dir/VFX/Editor), feature, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne

Published Tutorials

Wilson, S (2011). ‘Working with Clouds 720P and 2K in After Effects’, (editor/VFX), Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2011). ‘Working with Space 2K in After Effects’, (editor /VFX), Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2011). ‘Working with Oceans 2K in After Effects’, (editor /VFX), Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2011). Working with Weather 2K in After Effects’, (editor /VFX), Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2011). ‘Convert 2D-3D in After Effects’ (presenter/editor/VFX), Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2011). ‘Working with Black and White Tints in After Effects’ (presenter/editor/VFX), Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2011). ‘Convert 16:9 video to 2.40 in After Effects’ (presenter/editor/VFX), Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, Wilson, S (2011). ‘Weather Effects with Clouds 2K and After Effects (presenter/editor/VFX), Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne

Screen Credits

(2017) Director, cinematographer, actor 'In The Garden of Death and Delight', Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, (2017) Director, cinematographer, 'Indigo Rising', Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne (2015) Director, cinematographer, visual effects artist 'The Tailor of Autumn', Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, Director, Cinematographer, Producer 'The Last Man in Vegas', honeyhouse Films, Melbourne (2013)  Director, Cinematographer, '51 Paintings', feature film, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, Director, Cinematographer, 'The Tailor of Autumn', feature film, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, (2012) Director, 'Reversal (3D)', short film, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, Director & Camera, 'Reversal (2D)', short film, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, (2011)  Editor, ‘Life’, Peita McCulloch (Dir.) short film, Empress Productions, Brisbane, Editor, ‘Across the Gulf’, Irene Barberis (Prod.) feature documentary, Metasenta International, Melbourne, Producer, ‘The Curse of the Mysterious Dark Vampire’, feature, Honeyhouse Film, Director, VFX, ‘The Darklands: Episode 1’, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, (2010)  Director, VFX, ‘The Darklands Trailer 1’, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, Director, VFX, ‘The Darklands Trailer 2’, Honeyhouse Films, Melbourne, (2008)  Camera Operator, i-Beach, Tammy Honey (Dir), Honeyhouse Films, Screened GOMA, Brisbane, TATE Modern, London, ACMI, Melbourne, Fact, Liverpool, 2006  Camera Operator, Proving Ground, Brendan Lee (Dir.), short film/video art, screened ACCA, Melbourne, ICA London, (2005)  Actor, Frankenstein’s Big Day, Matt Hobson (Dir.), Honeyworks, short film, Melbourne , (2003)  DOP, I Wanna be a Pop Star, Tammy Honey (Dir.), music video clip, Hobart , (2002)  Composer, Stolen Time, Tammy Honey (Dir.), short film, Hobart, (2001) Co-Director, Tall Stories: Faces of Federation, short film, Melbourne

Some Things you Probably Don't Know About me


2017  Learnt how to use large automative Baxter robots as animatronic puppets to make them dance on screen.
2015  Started collecting ball jointed dolls to make animatronic androids
2004  Admin person and tea lady, Wide Angle Tasmania, Hobart
2003  Research officer, Tasmanians with Disabilities, Hobart
2000  Curator, Jackman Gallery, St.Kilda, Melbourne
1999  Visual arts coordinator, Melbourne Fringe Festival
1996/99  Gallery director, Indigo Studios, Burwood/Hartwell
1993/95  Freelance illustrator, Fine Artist and Pre-Press, Artworkzs, Melbourne
1996   Photocopier factory hand (lasted 2 days), prefer not to remember where, Melbourne
1996   Bus and toilet cleaner, definitely not saying where, Melbourne
1993-96 Dishwasher, AVS Catering, Melbourne
1992-94  Santa Claus, Collins Place, various shopping centres, Western Personnel, Melbourne
1992  Certificate of Santa Claus, (no really, I went to Santa School) Western Personnel, Melbourne
1991-92  Volunteer, tour guide for 'Monsters of the Deep', Museum of Victoria, Melbourne
1990-94  Wedding Photographer, James Barbone Photography, Melbourne

Alumni

University of Tasmania 
RMIT University 
Monash University

Collections

National Gallery of Victoria (Artists Books, Artline 95) 
State Library of Victoria 
Deakin University Art Collection 
ERGAS Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Initiative for Cultural Exchange and Computer Arts, Thailand
Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery Collection  
Souvenirs from Earth, Germany
Private Collections in Australia, Netherlands, France, UK, and USA