2017 current and completed projects | program visioning, MANAGEMENT, PRODUCTION, CONSULTANCY   

  • GUERRILLA KNOWLEDGE UNIT (ARS ELECTRONICA FUTURELAB ACADEMY) | QUT
  • CURATOR (TALKS & IDEAS) | Robotronica 
  • SESSIONAL ACADEMIC | QUT Creative Industries Faculty 
  • ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & ALGORITHMIC DIVERSITY (Education Program) | Lady Cilento Children's Hospital School via Guerrilla Knowledge Unit
  • ME / YOU / US + AI (Public Program) | u19 - CREATE YOUR WORLD program via Guerrilla Knowledge Unit
  • ETHICS OF ACCESS, ETHICS OF AI (Education Program) | u19 - CREATE YOUR WORLD program via Guerrilla Knowledge Unit
  • EDUCATION FUTURES (Public Program) | The Cube keynote with Horst Hortner, Ars Electronica 
  • CRITICAL CONNECTIONS: ART, DESIGN, & STEM (Symposium) | The Cube with the Creative Industries Faculty, Australian Research Centre in Additive Bio-manufacturing, Centre for Regenerative Medicine at the Institute for Health and Biomedical Innovation, in association with the University of Tasmania Creative Exchange Institute
  • BIOSYNTHETIC SYSTEMS (Exhibition) | Creative Industries Precinct
  • STEM GIRL POWER CAMP (Public Program) | The Cube with Queensland Academies, Department of Education and Training, and QUT Design Lab
  • PHYSICS OBSERVATORY HOLIDAY PROGRAM (Public Program) | The Cube 
  • STEAM FOR SCHOOLS (Education Program Series) | The Cube
  • STEAM FOR EDUCATORS (Education Program Series) | The Cube 
  • TECH IN LIBRARIES (Public Program Series) | The Cube with Brisbane City Council Library Services 
  • YOUNG SCHOLARS PROGRAM (Education Program Series) | The Cube with Queensland Academies
  • CIRCUIT BREAKER (Education Program Series) | The Cube with QUT Art Museum
  • REFORM (Public Program) | The Cube with Creative Industries Precinct and Brisbane Street Art Festival 

2016 projects | program visioning, management, production, consultancy

  • FIRST LEGO LEAGUE | Tournament Co-Director | The Cube with Macquarie University, Robotics@QUT, QUT Faculty of Education, and LEGO Education 
  • TECH IN LIBRARIES | The Cube with Brisbane City Council Library Services 
  • TUFTS UNIVERSITY EXCHANGE (BRIAN O'CONNELL) | The Cube with QUT Science and Engineering Faculty, Faculty of Education in association with Tufts University Boston
  • YOUNG SCHOLARS PROGRAM | The Cube with Queensland Academies
  • STEAM FOR SCHOOLS | The Cube 
  • STEAM FOR EDUCATORS | The Cube  
  • STEAM HOLIDAY PROGRAMS | The Cube
  • TECH GIRLS ARE SUPERHEROES | The Cube with Tech Girls Movement 
  • CREATIVE CATALYSTS | The Cube with Ars Electronica
  • LEGO EDUCATION WEDO 2.0 AUSTRALIAN LAUNCH | The Cube with LEGO Education, Robotics@QUT, and QUT Faculty of Education
  • TECH WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS | The Cube with Brisbane City Council Library Services 
  • CROSS-CURRICULA ART-TECH | QATA Conference 
  • INTERACTIVE DESIGN BOOTH @ K8 CHILDREN'S SYMPOSIUM | The Cube with QPAC Out of the Box Festival and Design Minds
  • EDUCATION PRECINCT VISIONING COMMITTEE | QUT 
  • MAKE NICE ADVISORY COMMITTEE | VIVID Ideas Festival  

2015 PROJECTS | PROGRAM VISIONING, MANAGEMENT, PRODUCTION, CONSULTANCY

    • STEAM FIELD RESEARCH | New York, Boston, San Francisco, Rhode Island 
    • CREATIVE LAB (STEM TO STEAM) : 21ST CENTURY LEARNING | The Cube with Queensland Museum
    • OFF THE SHELF: CREATIVE CODING | The Cube with Asia Pacific Design Library, Watson Road State School, and Brisbane City Council Library Services 
    • ARS ELECTRONICA INTERNATIONAL RESIDENCY NETWORK | Resident - Friedrich Kirschner | The Cube
    • FIRST LEGO LEAGUE | Tournament Co-Director | The Cube with Macquarie University, Robotics@QUT, QUT Faculty of Education, and LEGO Education 
    • YOUNG SCHOLARS PROGRAM | The Cube with Queensland Academies
    • TECH GIRLS ARE SUPERHEROES | The Cube with Tech Girls Movement
    • WEBINAR SERIES | Department of Education and Training 
    • STEAM HOLIDAY PROGRAMS | The Cube
    • LEGO EDUCATION LEARNING PROGRAM: ROBOTS IN SPACE | The Cube with LEGO Education, QUT Faculty of Education, and Moore Educational 
    • WOMEN OF THE WORLD (WOW) FESTIVAL | QUT
    • GAMEON SYMPOSIUM | Creative Industries Precinct
    • TECH IN LIBRARIES | The Cube with Brisbane City Council Library Services 
    • TECH WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS | The Cube with Brisbane City Council Library Services 
    • ROBOTRONICA | QUT
    • TE(A)CHNOLOGY: PRE-SERVICE TEACHER PD | The Cube with QUT Faculty of Education 

    2014 PROJECTS | PROGRAM VISIONING, MANAGEMENT, PRODUCTION, CONSULTANCY

        • TECH WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS | The Cube with Brisbane City Council Library Services 
        • ONE PLANET PANEL DISCUSSION AND FILM SCREENING | The Cube with Urban Screens Productions
        • CHRIS ROGERS: ROBOTICS IN THE CLASSROOM EDUCATOR PD | The Cube with QUT Faculty of Education, and LEGO Education
        • ARS FUTURELAB ACADEMY | The Cube with Ars Electronica, and QUT Creative Industries Faculty 
        • HALFBRICK CUBED | The Cube with Halfbrick Studios
        • LEGO EDUCATION LEARNING PROGRAM: SIMPLE & POWERED MACHINES | The Cube with LEGO Education, QUT Faculty of Education, and Moore Educational 
        • YOUNG SCHOLARS PROGRAM | The Cube with Queensland Academies
        • CREATIVE TOOLS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY: EDUCATOR PD | The Cube
        • POLYXPRESS DIGITAL STORYTELLING | The Cube with California Polytechnic State University
        • GOOGLE HANGOUT | NSW State Library Conference
        • CODERDOJO | The Cube
        • JUMPSTART | Kelvin Grove State College
        • POZIBLE BRISBANE LAUNCH | The Cube
        • PLAYMAKERS | Pimpama State Secondary College
        • LONG TIME, NO SEE | The Cube with Keith Armstrong
        • OPEN FRAMEWORKS | The Cube with Zach Lieberman
        • G-ARDUINO | The Cube with Monica Rikic 
        • ANALOGUE / DIGITAL | The Cube with Friedrich Kirschner
        • STEAM HOLIDAY PROGRAMS | The Cube
        • STORY+ | The Cube with Brisbane Writers Festival 
        • 100 FUTURES | Kelvin Grove State College
        • ARS ELECTRONICA INTERNATIONAL RESIDENCY NETWORK | Resident - Zach Lieberman | The Cube 
        • CANONICAL (JASON NELSON) ENGAGEMENT | The Cube Digital Writing Residency | Assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts
        • MOVE-ON: EUROPEAN MEDIA ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE EXCHANGE (MONICA RIKIC) | The Cube
        • ROBOT UNIVERSITY (CHRISTY DENA) ENGAGEMENT | The Cube Digital Writing Residency | Assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts

        2013 PROJECTS | PROGRAM VISIONING, MANAGEMENT, PRODUCTION, CONSULTANCY

        • LEGO EDUCATION LEARNING PROGRAM: GREEN CITY CHALLENGE | The Cube with LEGO Education, QUT Faculty of Education, and Moore Educational 
        • YOUNG SCHOLARS PROGRAM | The Cube with Queensland Academies
        • DIGITAL CONVERSATIONS | The Cube
        • CUBE BYTES | The Cube
        • TALKING ROBOTS | The Cube 
        • INCREDIBLE INNER SPACE | The Cube with the Australian Microscopy & Microanalysis Research Facility 
        • CUBE KIDS | The Cube 
        • CUBE LABS | The Cube 
        • ARS FUTURELAB ACADEMY | The Cube with Ars Electronica, and QUT Creative Industries Faculty 
        • FOUNDATION'S EDGE EDUCATOR PD | The Cube with Heidi Millington 
        • GOVHACK | The Cube 
        • IF:BOOK | The Cube with Queensland Writers Centre 
        • ROBOTRONICA | QUT
        • MORALS AND THE MACHINE | QUT
        • ROBOTICS: REALITY, FICTION AND THE FUTURE | QUT
        • BRISBANE WRITERS FESTIVAL | The Cube
        • HALFBRICK CUBED | The Cube with Halfbrick Studios 
        • FIRST LEGO LEAGUE | The Cube with QUT Faculty of Education, Macquarie University, and LEGO Education 
        • FIRST TECH CHALLENGE | The Cube with QUT Faculty of Education, Macquarie University, and LEGO Education 
        • JUMPSTART | Kelvin Grove State College 

        2012 PROJECTS | PUBLIC PROGRAM AND EXHIBITION MANAGEMENT

        • CREATIVE LEARNING WITH LEGO EDUCATION | The Cube with QUT Faculty of Education and LEGO Education
        • KEEPING IT CLEAN | Jan Murphy Gallery
        • RECENT WORKS: RHYS LEE | Jan Murphy Gallery
        • CLASSICAL ARRANGEMENTS | Jan Murphy Gallery
        • THE MAPLETON SUITE | Jan Murphy Gallery
        • PALOOKAVILLE | Jan Murphy Gallery
        • FROM PURITY TO OBSCURITY | Jan Murphy Gallery
        • LOCOMOTOR | Jan Murphy Gallery
        • MELBOURNE ART FAIR: BEN QUILTY, RHYS LEE, HEIDI YARDLEY, LESLIE RICE | Jan Murphy Gallery

        2011 PROJECTS | pUBLIC PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION

        • FACE IN A CROWD: NEW PORTRAITURE | Ipswich Art Gallery 
        • IN BED BY RON MUECK: A QUEENSLAND ART GALLERY | GALLERY OF MODERN ART TRAVELLING EXHIBITION | Ipswich Art Gallery 
        • MIRROR: JEANNIE BAKER | Ipswich Art Gallery 
        • MASHOLOGY | Ipswich Art Gallery 
        • ON THE SURGEON'S STAGE | Ipswich Art Gallery 

        2010 PROJECTS | PUBLIC PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION

        • A CAMERA ON THE SOMME: A BENDIGO ART GALLERY TRAVELLING EXHIBITION | Ipswich Art Gallery
        • HOME GROWN | Ipswich Art Gallery
        • THE IPSWICH HOUSE | Ipswich Art Gallery
        • THE FABRIC OF SOCIETY | Ipswich Art Gallery
        • SCALE FREE NETWORK ART SCI LAB | Ipswich Art Gallery
        • DREAMER IN THE DEEP | Ipswich Art Gallery 

        2009 PROJECTS | PUBLIC PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION

        • CONSTRUCTION SITE I Ipswich Art Gallery
        • TREASURES IN THE ATTIC I Ipswich Art Gallery
        • I WISH I LIVED IN WONDERLAND I Ipswich Art Gallery
        • QUEENSLAND FOLK ART | Ipswich Art Gallery 
        • LITTLE BIG SHOTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR KIDS I Ipswich Art Gallery

        2008 PROJECTS | PUBLIC PROGRAM and EXHIBITION DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION

        • GAME ON PUBLIC PROGRAM | Creative Industries Precinct with Brisbane International Games Developers Association 
        • 48HOUR GAME MAKING CHALLENGE | Creative Industries Precinct with Brisbane International Games Developers Association 
        • INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL ART PROJECTS: THE VERNACULAR TERRAIN | Pinnacles Gallery, Monash Gallery of Art, Federation Square, Ipswich Art Gallery, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery 
        • INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL ART PROJECTS: VT2 | Songzhuang Art Museum, The Block, Tokyo International Film Festival, Beijing Film Academy, Frieze International Art Festival London, Pinnacles Gallery

        SELECT TALKS AND PRESENTATIONS

        • FUTURE AFFECTS: Art, Affect, and Automation | Co-presenter with Dr Linda Knight | UQ, 2017 (upcoming)
        • STEAM ENGAGEMENT: Linking University, Education and Communities | Lecture | UTAS, 2017 (upcoming)
        • CONASTA | Co-presenter with Dr Svenja Kratz | Hobart, 2017
        • CRITICAL CONNECTIONS: ART, DESIGN, STEM SYMPOSIUM | Co-chair | QUT, 2017
        • A CONVERSATION WITH SPHERO CTO & FOUNDER: IAN BERNSTEIN | MC | The Cube, 2016
        • AUSTRALIAN COUNCIL FOR EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH STEM RESEARCH CONFERENCE | Presenter | QUT, 2016
        • VIS ARTS POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH SEMINAR | Presenter | QUT Creative Industries Faculty, 2016 
        • 21ST CENTURY APPROACHES TO EDUCATION | Panelist | Cooper Hewitt Fellow Design Minds, 2015
        • REFRAMING DIGITAL LITERACY | xCOMMUNICATE SYMPOSIUM | Co-presenter with Laura Landmann | VIVID FESTIVAL, 2015
        • EDUCATION OR LEARNING? PARTICIPANT OR CONSUMER? MIND THE GAP | Chair | QUT, 2015
        • OPEN CITIES | OPEN DATA | Speaker | UNSW, 2015
        • INTERNATIONAL TEACHING ARTIST CONFERENCE | Speaker | QPAC Out of the Box Festival and QUT Creative Industries Faculty, 2014
        • INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR EDUCATION THROUGH ART 2014 | Co-presenter with Pia Robinson | Melbourne, 2014
        • STEM TO STEAM | xCOMMUNICATE SYMPOSIUM | Speaker | QUT, 2014

        AWARDS  

        • Australian Postgraduate Award Scholarship | 2015
        • QUT Vice Chancellor Performance Award | 2015
        • QUT Engagement and Innovation Grant | 2014

        IN THE MEDIA

        EDUCATION

        • 2016 MA (Research), QUT 
        • 2008 BFA (Visual Arts) with Distinction, QUT 
        • 2004 Applied Fashion Design and Technology, TAFE Brisbane
        • 2003 Visual Arts and Theory, BIA / Costume Design, Brisbane Arts Theatre