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John A Douglas in Conquest of Space documentary

John A Douglas, Body Fluid — Ascension, 2012

Body Fluid — Ascension
c-type photograph, 2012

In The Conquest of Space: Science Fiction and Contemporary Art, Dr Andrew Frost explores how a very specific genre of popular culture – sci-fi – with its storylines and themes has come to influence contemporary Australian art.

The Conquest of Space documentary features examples of work by more than a dozen artists whose work is influenced by science fiction, including the following works by John A Douglas: Body Fluid – Ascension; Body Fluid II (Redux); The Visceral Garden; and The Visceral Garden — Landscape & Specimen

The documentary  aired on ABC TV on Tuesday 11 Nov 2014, 10:00pm.
 The Conquest of Space: Science Fiction and Contemporary Art can be watched on iView until 25th November 2014.

 

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