Miss Kate Geck
College / Portfolio: Design and Social Context
School / Department: DSC|School of AUD
Campus: City Campus
Kate coordinates Communications courses in the Bachelor of Interior Design. She works with immersive technologies to explore emerging spatial and temporal realities within digital and sensory space.
Kate Geck is an artist working with digital and sensory space through media and fabrication techniques that include neon, textiles and code. Her work explores ways to materialise the psychosocial effects of network culture and ways to design technological experiences that centre wellbeing. She has exhibited in Australia, Hong Kong, North America and Europe with awards and commissions from a number of Australian arts organisations. She is an Industry Fellow in Interior Design at RMIT, where she is also undertaking a PhD in Design exploring speculative XR spaces and their attentiveness to wellbeing.
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2009 Bachelor Fine Arts (Honours) QUT
2010 Masters Fine Art RMIT
Kate has worked with a range of creative clients on interactive surface design and immersive artworks including Polyglot, Channels Festival, Gertrude St Projection Festival, GLOW Festival, Nextwave, West Projections, ACMI, 100 Stories, Lifted Brow, Liquid Architecture, Experimenta, VAMFF, Melbourne Fashion Week, Fog Theatre and has presented creative work internationally at ISEA, NARS NYC, Athens Digital Art Festival, Textile Arts Center NYC, WRONG Biennale, Hong Kong Business of Design Week, L'Atelier Kunst, Institute of Contemporary Art Singapore. She has received grants from bodies such as Australia Council, Ian Potter Cultural Trust, Copyright Council, City of Yarra, City of Melbourne for her creative work. Kate has designed a range of technology oriented community arts projects with young people since 2008 with spaces such as Signal, Charcoal Lane, Social Studio, and within juvenile justice. She was the media artist at Artful Dodgers Studios from 2010 - 2017 where she developed the Spectrum of Practice model for community arts engagement and led the design and delivery of the interactive media program and facilities.
- Luke, E.,Glover, J.,Geck, K.,Khoo, C. (2022). Post Digital Objects Exhibition In: Post Digital Objects Exhibition Melbourne
- Luke, E.,Geck, K.,Glover, J.,Pokrovsky, J. (2022). Crypto Mori In: Post Digital Objects exhibtion, Melbourne Design Week 2022 Melbourne
- Nash, A.,Geck, K.,Miller, A. (2021). Virtual interiorities In: Interiority, 4, 207 - 222
- Geck, K. (2021). rlx:tech deFragpopUp In: Conflict in my Outlook Part 2: Don't Be Evil Brisbane Australia
- Geck, K. (2021). Immersive Interfaces In: Picture Windows and Conflict in my Outlook Part2: Don't Be Evil Melbourne and Brisbane, Australia
- Luke, E.,Khoo, T.,Geck, K.,Glover, J. (2021). Data Heirlooms In: Data Heirlooms Melbourne Australia
- Choi, H.,Geck, K.,Tiquia, A.,Mccarthy, S.,Walpole, H. (2021). More-than-Human Derive In: Melbourne Knowledge Week and Uroboros Festival Melbourne, Australia and Online
- Geck, K. (2020). Locative Atmospheres: Practices in Networked Space In: IDEA / Interior Design/Interior Architecture Educators Association, 17, 68 - 81
- Geck, K. (2020). rlx:tech Digital Spa In: Conflict in My Outlook Part 1: We Met Online Brisbane, Queensland
- Mauro-Flude, M.,Geck, K. (2020). Taxonomy for the Contiguous Spectrum: Corporeal Computing Futures and the Performance of Signal Transmission In: Proceedings of the 26th International Symposium on Electronic Art ISEA 2020 (ISEA2020), Montreal, Canada, 13-18 October 2020
- Melodic Motions. Funded by: Department of Social Services grants 2014 onwards from (2021 to 2024)
- Polyphonic Motions. Funded by: Australia Council for the Arts Re-imagine: Sector Recovery Initiatives from (2021 to 2022)
- More-than-Human Derive @ Melbourne Knowledge Week 2021. Funded by: City of Melbourne - Contract from (2021 to 2021)