Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – multimedia installation

Norie Neumark

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – multimedia installation
Region: Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2006

Norie Neumark is a sound and media artist who lives and works in Melbourne, Australia. She is part of the art group Out-of-Sync, an art collaboration with Maria Miranda. Neumark is chair and professor in media studies at La Trobe University, Melbourne. She is the founding director of the Centre for Creative Arts, La Trobe University. Previously, Neumark was professor of media art at University of Technology, Sydney, where she was founding director of the Centre for Media Arts Innovation (CMAI) at UTS.

In the 1990s Neumark made a series of radiophonic essays for the Listening Room, the premier audio arts program of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Several were also broadcast on New American Radio. In 2003 she initiated and collaborated on the radio/internet drama Checklist for an Armed Robber. This was an ABC/UTS project. It was one of the first CDROMs to be funded by the Australian Film Commission (1997). Shock in the Ear was included in the international CDROM exhibition “Contact Zones: the art of CDROM,” curated by Timothy Murray.



Norie Neumark worked in the Nef studio.

Nef Studio, the first entirely new studio built after 1937, was donated by esteemed photographer, explorer, author, and MacDowell Fellow Evelyn Steffanson Nef in 1992. Endowed funds for the studio’s maintenance in perpetuity and an annual Fellowship for photographers were given in addition to funds for construction. Mrs. Nef said she had known about MacDowell all her…

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