Josephine Starrs

Medie artist and lecturer, Austria


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Josephine Starrs is an Australian artist who works in collaboration with Leon Cmielewski. Their film, video and new media projects have been shown extensively in Australia and internationally. They have worked together on several projects including 'The User Unfriendly Interface', 'Diagnostic Tools for the New Millenium', 'Bio-Tek Kitchen', a computer game patch, 'Dream Kitchen', an interactive stop-motion animation published on CD-ROM and the short video 'a.k.a.' and 'Floating
Territories', an interactive installation exhibited at ISEA 2004, Finland.
Starrs lectures at the Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney.




Exhibitions / Presentations

Selected Recent Exhibitions & Screenings 2003 bio-tek kitchen hARTware Medien Kunst Verein, Dortmund Germany 2003 bio-tek kitchen House of Tomorrow, Experimenta, Melbourne, Australia 2003 bio-tek kitchen Version03, Museum Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA 2002 Trace: installation, Sydney Records Centre, Sydney, Australia 2002 a.k.a. Transmediale Media Arts Festival, Berlin 2002 a.k.a. European Media Arts Festival, Osnabrük, Germany 2002 a.k.a. Kasseler Dokumentarfilm & Videofest, Germany 2002 a.k.a. Contagion Exhibition, Auckland, New Zealand 2001 Dream Kitchen Transmediale.01 Berlin, Germany 2001 Dream Kitchen Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia 2001 Dream Kitchen Cross Female, Kunsterhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany 2000 Dream Kitchen Biomachines, Adelaide Festival, South Aunstralia 2000 Dream Kitchen ISEA2000, Paris, France 2000 SHIFT-CTRL, Beall Center for Art and Technology, UC, California, USA 2000 Axis, Amsterdam 2000 Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane 2000 Dissecacao, Macau Museum of Art 2000 Mobius Awards, Pompidou Centre, Paris 2000 d>art, Sydney Film Festival 2000 Microwave, Hong Kong 2000 UFO Strategien, Oldenburg, Germany, Internal Aliens, Installation 1999 Cracking The Maze, UCSJ, California, USA 1999 Probe, Australian Embassy, Beijing, China. Dream Kitchen 1999 Synworld, Vienna, Austria. Bad Code, VNS Matrix 1999 Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria, Diagnostic Tools for the New Millenium 1998 Diagnostic Tools for the New Millenium, multimedia installation. Experimental Art Foundation, South Australia 1999 Cross Links, Berlin. White video screening 1998 Fuzzy Love Data Base Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre, Canada 1998 State of the Heart, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney 1997 Diagnostic Tools for the New Millenium, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin 1997 User Unfriendly Interface Lab6, Warsaw, Poland. 1997 User Unfriendly Interface Video Positive, Liverpool, UK Selected Public Speaking & Presentations 2003 Plaything Symposium, Sydney 2003 Ludic Moments, Artspace, Sydney 2002 International Symposium of Electronic Art, Nagoya, Japan. 2002 Blur02, Parsons School of Design, New York 2001 Artist Presentation, Transmediale, Berlin. 2000 Enlightenment Conference, Jan Van Eyke Academie, Netherlands 1999 Artist Presentation, Center for Research and Computing in the Arts, University of California, San Diego 1998 Big Games Summit, Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada 1998 BioTechSex, New Media Forum, Powerhouse Museum 1999 Palo Alto Research Centre, California.