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Project Research and Development Documentation

New Work & Skills Development

John A Douglas at the Museum of Human Disease, UNSW, 2013

John A Douglas at the Museum of Human Disease, UNSW. (Photo by Lucy Parakhina, courtesy of Performance Space)

This research blog serves as as visual diary and archive for the research and development of new work, skills development and other projects. 

All participants  will find their participation documented here.

NB:The content of this blog is highly sensitive and confidential therefore some of these posts will be password restricted and not available to the general public.

To request a password, please email me at john@johnadouglas.com.au. 

Current Projects
Circles of Fire – Virtual Body MKII
  • createNSW 360 Vision grant 2019
  • Activities for research, project development and skills development towards the production of an interactive Virtual Reality project that will be integrated with a sensory Augmented Reality experience. Collaborators Josh Harle Tactical Space Studios, Warren Armstrong
  • Delivery on Oculus Go and Quest platforms
  • Project Duration: March 2019 – June 30 2020
Where The Slow Waters Go

Research, Creation and Development of multi channel video installtion of the artist’s indigenous ancestry of the Walbanga of the Yuin Nation (currently unfunded)

On location UK, France, and Walbanga Yuin country covering   Braidwood, Budawangs, Coastal and inlandEurobodalla, Aluruan River, Shoalhaven River.

Completed Projects

Create NSW Inaugural Artist with Disability Fellowship 2017

  • Activities for research, project development and skills development towards the production of new work.
  • Project Duration: June 2017 – December 2019 – Completed July 2019
  • Participants: Kate Scardifield, Shoufay Derz, Alejandro Rolandi, Josh Harl
  • Successfully completed  the following activites: Museum Research Europe, Contact Improvisation and Arial Dance workshop, stage design with live art outcomes, 3D animation workshop, Studio analogue and digital collage with exhibition outcomes. Acquital in progress.
Circles of Fire – The Amphitheatre

Liveworks Festival Performance Space 2018 and Science Gallery London 2019

  •  Australia Council : Arts projects for individuals and groups funded 2015
  • Australia Council Presentation 2018
  • City of Sydney Presentation 2018
  • CreateNSW Artist with Disabilty Fellowship – mentoring and workshop/research and skills development funding
New Work Production: Circles of Fire (Variations) Two Channel Video – December 2016
  • NB: This project work was funded by an Australia Council, Arts projects for individuals and groups in 2015
New Work Reserach and Development: Circles of Fire –  December 2015
  • NB: This project work has been previously funded by an Australia Council, Creative Australia(new work) Creative Development grant in 2014.

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This project is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW.

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This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.