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Kuuki at Dorkbot CBR Tuesday 31st May 2011

We hope you can join us in Dork for the second chat for 2011 when
Kuuki join us via Skype from Brisbane.

Kuuki is an art, design, and media production collective directed by
Gavin Sade and Priscilla Bracks.

In Japanese kuuki means air or atmosphere and is used colloquially in
phrases such as kuuki o yomu which literally means read the air, but
can be interpreted as understanding without explicit information or
unspoken moods or feelings.

Kuuki is also used to refer to “the things we take for granted, but
can’t live with out”, and for us this is one of it’s most important
meanings, because we believe that some of those things taken for
granted, are art and creativity…

Priscilla Bracks

Priscilla is a visual artist practising in photography, illustration,
installation, and new- media art. Her practice explores the world she
inhabits – from the interior landscape of the mind, to human
relationships, to the natural environment. She is interested our
experience of chaos and change as a force that shapes objects,
histories, cultures and personal identities. Her work also meditates
upon the notion that we bring the future to life through our

Before completing a first class honours degree in Photography at the
Queensland College of Art in 2002, Priscilla Bracks studied and
practiced law in Australia. This education was pivotal in the
development of her interest in relationships between human nature,
social justice, culture, media and contemporary issues.

She is represented by MARS Gallery in Melbourne Australia, and Edwina
Corlette Gallery in Brisbane, Australia, where she also lives and

Gavin Sade

Gavin is a designer in the field of interactive computational media,
with a background in music and sonology. Gavin is currently a director
of Kuuki creative media, art and design, teaches part time at the
Queensland University of Technology and is working towards a PhD in
the field of interactive media design. Gavin has exhibited
interactive media works nationally and internationally.

Since 1997 Gavin has written, coordinated and run both undergraduate
and postgraduate classes on media technology, interaction design,
physical computing, virtual reality, contemporary issues in design and
technology, game design, and web development within the faculty of
Creative Industries at the Queensland University of Technology.

Other collaborators
Glen Wetherall – Programming
Matt Petoe – Electronic engineering

Save the date: Tuesday 31 May
Time: 6 -7pm
Location: Canberra Contemporary Art Space,
Gorman House Arts Centre
Street: Ainslie Ave. Braddon

Hope to see you there!

Alex and Tracey

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