About

I am a media arts and computational design researcher with a collaborative and transdisciplinary practice, encompassing exhibition, performance, publication, presentation, and community engagement. As a First Nations’ researcher exploring a critical posthumanities framework, I embrace colleagues and participants from diverse cultural and social backgrounds. My projects weave together emerging technologies, Indigenous justice, sustainable futures and digital healthcare. An ecologically conscious researcher, I commit to ensuring my techniques and methods are sustainable, create positive impact in my communities, and respect Indigenous knowledge systems. In my installations and live performances, software and signal craft speculative relations with living plants, thinking through what it means to become more-than-human at this ecocritical time on planet Earth. My research in virtual environments for healthcare has attracted competitive funding (including a current Australia Research Council grant). Working with various modes of analogue and digital art since 1998, I have over 20 years of experience in various aspects of motion-based and sonic media, including live performance, music, digital design, and virtual image creation. As an intra-active media designer, experiential media artist and inverse technologist, my research combines artificial vision technologies with living plants and software to examine the conditions of our relationship to computation, ecology and the body. My Māori heritage (Ngāi Tawake/Te Kaimaroke/Te Uri o Hau hapu of Aotearoa/New Zealand) is a strength in my practice, and affords the capacity to draw on ancient non-Western knowledge from an embodied as well as a scholarly perspective.

https://unsw.academia.edu/RewaWright https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Rewa-Wright

ko Tokatoka te maunga

ko Wairoa te awa

ko Kaipara te moana

Ko Parirau te marae

Ko Mahuhu-ki-te-Rangi te waka

ko Te Uri o Hau me Ngāi Tawake me Te Kaimaroke to hapu oku matua

ko Ngāti Whātua me Ngāpuhi te iwi me Te Rarawa te iwi oku tipuna

ko Rewa Wright toku ingoa

2 thoughts on “About

  1. Hi! My name is Emris and I am putting together a show for Image Union TV, a new independent video platform and online creative community. Our website is not up yet, but can be found here: https://imageunion.tv/ I am interested in using the vimeo video of your piece Signaletic Flow 2.0 and am wondering what the best email is to reach you at? You will be compensated for the licensing of your work!

    1. Hi Emris

      Glad to hear you like Signaletic Flow 2.0. Are you also involved with freeradioSAIC? I know the channel…. Image Union sounds like an excited project, so happy for my work to be involved. Don;t worry about payment for licensing, I am doing fine. Email me at my personal address: rewawright@gmail.com and I will send you a download link for the newest version of the project Signaletic FLow 2.1 in higher quality than what you will see on Vimeo…., and details of the project credits etc. All the best, Rewa

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