ANAT's Google Arts & Culture Collection

Showcasing the ANAT Alumni excellence on the global stage

On 15 February, 2024 we launched an exciting collaboration between the Australian Network for Art and Technology (ANAT) and Google Arts & Culture (GA&C). Debuting a digital realm of over 100 multidisciplinary artworks by ANAT alumni to be experienced by a global audience.

For over three decades, ANAT has been a leader in fostering opportunities for artists to create experimental work with science and technology partners.

This partnership between ANAT and the GA&C platform amplifies our alumni’s voices on an international scale, showcasing their innovative contributions at the intersection of art, science and technology.

“As a leading Australian arts+science+technology organisation, ANAT is proud to be entering into this ongoing partnership with Google Arts & Culture (GAC), platforming the work and stories from ANAT Alumni, and also leading into the future of the untold and yet to be made.” says ANAT CEO, Melissa DeLaney

ANAT’s Google Arts & Culture platform

Google Arts & Culture, with its mission to make the world’s culture accessible to everyone, provides a platform for ANAT’s alumni to showcase their creative research and arts practice.

The evolving online exhibition offers a captivating journey through decades of art, science and technology collaborations. From digital installations to extended reality, through to a biological neural network paired with a synthesizer, the ANAT collection reflects the diversity and innovation that defines the ANAT alumni.

The ANAT Alumni is a network of hundreds of artists, scientists and technologists. A lifelong community of remarkable, diverse and engaged professionals, who have participated in ANAT’s art, science and technology programs and residencies since incorporation in 1988.

Google Arts & Culture serves as a digital repository, housing the cultural treasures and narratives of over 3,000 institutions from 80 countries. The collaboration with ANAT expands this virtual tapestry, allowing audiences worldwide to delve into the dynamic world of art, history and innovation.

Visit the collection HERE

Video credit: Stelarc, Propel: Body on Robot Arm, 2015. Robot Programming: Hayden Brown, James Boyle, Autronics. Ear Sculpture: Foam Shapers. Design & Production: Paul Caporn. Producer & Director of Video: Steven Aaron Hughes. Photographers: Jeremy Tweddle, Jennette Weber. Special Thanks to Jim Tweddle, Wintech Engineering, Peter Bradbury, ABB Australia Pty Ltd and Oron Catts, SymbioticA. The work was supported by SymbioticA as part of the DeMonstrable Exhibition, curated by Oron Catts with Elizabeth Stephens and Jennifer Johung with the assistance of the Australia Council.