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Selected Publications (as author)     
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Impossible Nature: the art of Jon McCormack, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, 2004

Universal Zoologies, Flow|Arus: contemporary electronic media art from Australia and Malaysia, (Exhibition Catalogue), Art Gallery of NSW, Balai Seni Lukis Negara, Asialink Centre, ISBN 983 9572 318, 2000.

The Beauty to Be (multimedia version), 5D CD-ROM, Gratex, Slovakia, October 1998.

Synthesising the Wild, ACM Siggraph 95 Artist Sketch, Los Angeles (California), USA, August 1995.

TURBULENCE – The Beauty to Be, (Exhibition Catalogue), Ian Potter Gallery, University of Melbourne, 1995.

TURBULENCE – An interactive installation exploring artificial life, Visual Proceedings of Siggraph 94, ACM, New York (New York), 1994.

Wild – An Interactive Computer Installation, The Next Wave Art & Technology Catalogue, Next Wave Festival Inc., Melbourne, Australia, 1994.

Post Visual, Bitmaps: Ideas on Art & Technology in Photofile, No. 42, June 1994.

Four Imaginary Walls, Catalogue essay (with Noel Richards), Australian Perspecta Catalogue 1991, Art Gallery of NSW, 1991. ISSN: 0727 1204



  catalogues flower    
ConVerge: where art and science meet, Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, AGSA, Adelaide 2002.  
New Life, Cyber Cultures: Sustained Release, Casula Powerhouse, Sydney 2000.

Resonance: Sound & Vision, Griffith Artworks (Queensland College of Art, Griffith University), November 2000.

Flow|Arus: contemporary electronic media art from Australia and Malaysia, Art Gallery of NSW / Balai Seni Lukis Negara / Asialink Centre, ISBN 983 9572 318, 2000.

Process Philosophies, Exhibition component of First Iteration, CD-ROM, CEMA, Melbourne, 1999.

Byte Me (Art + Culture + Technology), Bendigo Art Gallery, August 1999.

Digital Australia 1999, Australian Film Commission, 1999.

Visual Proceedings (The Art and Interdisciplinary Programs of SIGGRAPH 97), Computer Graphics, Annual Conference Series 1997, ACM, New York, 1997.

Escaping Gravity: Video Positive '97, Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, 1997.

ARTEC '97– The 5th International Biennale in Nagoya, Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya City Science Museum, 1997.

Altered States, in MESH, Experimenta Media Arts, issue 11, p. 37-40, 1997.

Jon McCormack: TURBULENCE: an interactive museum of unnatural history, AGNSW Contemporary Projects (level 2), Art gallery of NSW, October 1996.

Elastic Light: an international retrospective of computer animation art, Sydney Intermedia Network, 1996. (curated by Jon McCormack).

Images du Futur '96, Cité des arts et des nouvelles technologies de Montréal, 1996.

International Symposium of Electronic Art (ISEA), IEA, Montréal, Canada, 1995.

8th Tepia Exhibition of Multimedia Art, Tokyo, Japan, 1995.

Prix Ars Electronica, Landesstudio Ober?sterreich. ORF, Linz, Austria, 1995.

TURBULENCE: An interactive Museum of Un-Natural History, Ian Potter Gallery, Melbourne University, 1995.

Cibercultura, Art Futura 94 Catalogue, Art Futura, Madrid, Spain, 1994.

Visual Proceedings (The Art and Interdisciplinary Programs of SIGGRAPH 94), Computer Graphics, Annual Conference Series 1994, ACM, New York, 1994.

An Eccentric Orbit: Video Art in Australia, American Federation of Arts, August 1994.

Numerical Herbarium: Revue Virtuelle No. 6, Centre Georges Pompidou Paris, France, 1993.

Evolving Images: Revue Virtuelle No. 5, Centre Georges Pompidou , Paris, France, 1993.

I2: the interactive imagination, ANAT/Great Australian Science Show, 1993.

Image du Futur '93, Cité des arts et des nouvelles technologies de Montréal, Canada, 1993.

Cultural Diversity in the Global Village, TISEA (Third International Symposium on Electronic Art), Australian Network for Art & Technology, November 1992.

Australian Perspecta, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney, 1991.




  nature/culture many faces    

"Unweaving Complexity", Craft Vol. 32(1) 2001 pp. 19, Craft Victoria.


"Beyond the screen: Strategies for Visualising the Impossible", originally presented at the SiteTimeMediaSpace conference, Museum of Sydney in 1998, redeveloped for on-line presentation January, 2000.

"The Real Thing", presented at the AFC's Being Connected multimedia conference, July 1998.

"The Terror of IMAX" originally presented on ABC Radio National's Arts Today Program, 1998.

"The Poetics of Programming: can the programmer be an artist?" presented at the AFC's Language of Interactivity Conference, 1996.

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