Laura Jade is an Australian illumination artist and interaction designer whose work fuses the multidisciplinary fields of art, biology, illumination design, neuroscience and BCI (brain-computer interface) technology to explore new ways of perceiving and interacting with our inner biological processes.
Laura has recently exhibited at the 2017 Athens Digital Art Festival, the 2016 Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, Austria and has had work presented at major Australian festivals including Vivid, BEAMS, Woodford Folk Festival and Sydney Science Festival. She has exhibited at major institutions across Australia, including the Museum of Contemporary Art, The Powerhouse Museum, the Australian Museum, the S.A Natural History Museum and the National Archives in Canberra and recently presented a keynote demonstration of her project Brainlight at the ‘Hoy Es Diseno’ (Design of the Future) conference at ICESI University, Cali Colombia in 2015.
Laura has a multidisciplinary background, holding a Masters in Illumination Design from the University of Technology Sydney, a degree in Fine Art and further studies in biology, science communication, curation and museum studies. Laura is also the creative director of Brainlight, an interactive brain installation that lights up with the power of your mind.
In 2015 Laura completed her MA alongside a research art residency at Culture At Work linking the multi-disciplinary fields of art, illumination design, neuroscience and brain-computer interface technology through illuminated installations.
From October 2016 Laura will be an artist in residence at NES studio’s in Iceland to further her research in neuroscience and bio-rhythms and electromagnetic fields.
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