OpenLAB is an inclusive collective of artists working with technology in Melbourne Australia. We have been running events, performances, exhibitions etc for the past three years. A range of practitioners both local and global have attended and presented at our events including Miller Pucket, Keith Fullerton Whitman, Robin Fox, Dylan Martorell, Sarah Jane Pell and many others. This presentation will be a, investigation and discussion of the aims and intentions of this open collective & community, what we have learnt, some of the highlights, how it all started, what we have become and what we hope to be.
Victoria College of the Arts, Holmesglen Institute & Media Lab Melbourne
Richie Cyngler uses predominantly FLOSS technologies to create interactive audio visual sculpture and performance. He is one of the founders of OpenLAB an inclusive collective of artists working with technology in Melbourne Australia. He is currently completing an MFA on the impact of FLOSS technologies on creativity.