Selected Recent Exhibitions & Screenings
2016 Solo show, and the earth sighed, featured in Performing Climates, Arts House, Melbourne
2015 Dancing with Drones, live performances at Liveworks, Performance Space Carriageworks, Sydney
2015 Dancing with Drones, ISEA2015 Vancouver, Canada
2015 Elemental Square, Cementa_15, Kandos, NSW
2014 Solo show, and the earth sighed KickArts Contemporary Arts, Cairns, QLD
2014 Same River Twice Australian Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide, SA
2014 Same River Twice Murray Bridge Regional Gallery, Murray Bridge, SA
2014 Dancing with Drones, Siteworks Bundanon, NSW
2014 chapel of rubber, Green, Penrith Gallery, Sydney
2013 chapel of rubber, Blake Prize exhibition, COFA Galleries, Sydney
2013 Solo show, Maldives Pavilion Parallel Program, Maldives Pavilion, Venice, Italy
2013 Solo show, Starrs & Cmielewski at Cross Arts Projects, Kings Cross, NSW
2013 Epicormic, short video screened at Sydney Underground Film Festival
2013 chapel of rubber, Cementa_13 arts festival, Kandos NSW
2012 Epicormic, Nature in the Dark, Federation Square Public Screening Program, Melbourne
2012 Wai, ISEA 2012, 516 Arts, Albuquerque USA
2012 Solo show, Incompatible Elements, Canberra Contemporary Art Space
2012 Siteworks, Bundanon, NSW
2012 User Unfriendly Interface DVD Dead Drop, Museum of the Moving Image, New York, USA
2012 Wonderland, exhibition of Australian Artists, MOCA, Taipei, Taiwan
2011 Incompatible Elements, Sydney and Sookmyung Exhibition, Seoul, Korea
2011 Utopia Now, Experimenta, MONA, Tasmania
2011 Urbanition, San Francisco Art Commission Gallery, San Francisco, USA, & Carriageworks, Sydney
2011 <<<((( MODS & HACKERS )))>>> Young Projects, Pacific Design Center, LA, USA
2011 Solo show,Incompatible Elements, MIC | Toi Rerehiko, Auckland Arts Festival, NZ
2010 Solo show, Incompatible Elements, Performance Space, Carriageworks, Sydney
2010 Encoded, Art Taipei 2010, Taiwan
2010 Utopia Now, Experimenta, Melbourne & Carriageworks, Sydney
2010 Land[sound]scape, Chinese Garden of Friendship, Darling Harbour, Sydney
2009 Impact By Degrees, Australian Embassy, Washington DC, Downstream, video & prints
2009 sms_origins, Big Screen project, Federation Square, Melbourne
2008 Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, China, land[sound]scape, Installation
2007 Seeker Installation, OK Offenes Kulturhaus Oberöstereich, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria
2007 Plaything installation, Sydney College of the Arts
2007 Solo show, Seeker installation, Artspace, Sydney
2006 Solo show, Seeker installation, Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide, South Australia
2006 Seeker installation, Contemporary Commonwealth 06, ACMI Melbourne Australia
2005 Floating Territories Installation, 2nd Beijing International New Media Exhibition & Symposium
2005 Butterfly Effect, Australian Museum, Sydney Pathfinder, Mixed media installation
2004 Bio-Tek Kitchen, media_city seoul 2004 new media biennale
2004 Reactivate, Experimedia, Melbourne, Floating Territories, installation
2004 ISEA2004, Finland, Floating Territories
2004 Sightseeing, Beijing, China. a.k.a., Bio-Tek Kitchen & Dream Kitchen
2003 House of Tomorrow, Experimenta, Melbourne, Bio-Tek Kitchen,computer game modification.
2003 Computerspiele von Kunstlerinnen, Hartware, Dortmund, Germany, Bio-Tek Kitchen,computer game modification.
2003 Version03, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Bio-Tek Kitchen,computer game modification.
2002 Trace, installation, Sydney Records Centre, The Rocks, Sydney
2002 Transmediale Media Arts Festival, Berlin, a.k.a. short experimental video
2002 European Media Arts Festival, Osnabruke, Germany, a.k.a. short experimental video
2002 Kasseler Dokumentarfilm & Videofest, Germany, a.k.a. short experimental video
2002 Contagion exhibition, Auckland, New Zealand, a.k.a. short experimental video
2001 Solo show,Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Dream Kitchen, Installation
2001 Cross Female, Kunsterhause Bethanien, Berlin, Germany, Dream Kitchen, Installation
2001 Biomachines, Adelaide Festival, Sth Australia, Dream Kitchen, Installation
2000 SHIFT-CTRL, Beall Center for Art and Technology, UC, California, USA, Bio-Tek Kitchen
1999 Probe, Australian Embassy, Beijing, China. Dream Kitchen
1999 Perspecta, Sydney: Bio-Tek Kitchen
1999 Byte Me, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria, Diagnostic Tools for the New Millenium
1998 Solo show, Diagnostic Tools for the New Millenium, Experimental Art Foundation, SA
1998 Cyber Heart Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada, Fuzzy Love Dating Data Base
1998 State of the Heart, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney
1997 Solo show, Diagnostic Tools for the New Millenium, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
1997 Lab6, Warsaw, Poland, User Unfriendly interface
1997 Video Positive, liverpool, UK, User Unfriendly interface
Reviews & Publications
•Artlink, Issue 35:3 | September 2015, Perspectives on Contemporary Dance, Julianne Pierce
•Runway Australian Experimental Art Magazine, issue #28 September 2015
Hunting Ground: Dancing with Drones, Ann Finegan
•RealTime, April 2013. New kid on the conglomerate art bloc, Review of Cementa_13 with chapel of rubber . Sophia Kouyoumdjian.
•RealTime issue#104 August/September 2011. Critical Flows: climates and peoples. Review of Incompatible Elements solo show at the Auckland Arts Festival, New Zealand. Janine Randerson.
•ArtRadar Asia interview March 2011. Words in Art: Australian artist Josephine Starrs maps rivers with poetry. Julia Sjaastad.
•EyeContact, March 2011 review of Incompatible Elements at the Auckland Arts Festival, New Zealand. John Hurrell.
•RealTime issue #95 Feb-March 2010, Lake Mungo as Medium by Keith Gallasch. Review of Land[sound]scape Chinese Garden of Friendship, Sydney.
•IEEE Multimedia, Vol 15 No2 p.16-19 2008, Visualising Data:Seeker’s Affective Interaction. L. Cmielewski, J. Starrs & A. Finegan.
•Artlink Vol 27, No3 2007, Databases: Recombinant Interactives. Ann Finegan.
•Photofile Issue no 79, p.75 2006, review of Seeker solo show, EAF, Adelaide. Julianne Pierce.
•RealTime Issue no 72 2006, review of Seeker in CC06, ACMI, Melbourne. Darren Tofts.
•RealTime October/November 2004, Review of Floating Territories. John Tebbutt.
•Mesh Issue no16, 2003, Review of Dream Kitchen. A. Douglas.
•FineartForum, December, 2002. Article on Grand Theft Auto 111. Josephine Starrs.
•Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Jan 2001, Review of Dream Kitchen.
•RealTime, August/September 2000 article on Teaching New Media. Starrs & Cmielewski.
•FineartForum, October 2000, Review of Dream Kitchen, B. Spooner.
•RealTime, June/July 2000, Review of Dream Kitchen.
•Artlink, September, 1999, Review of Fuzzy Love Dating Database, Richard Grayson.
•Australian PC, May 1998, issue 6, Article on Art and Technology.
•B Magazine, Berlin. 1998 Review of Diagnostic Tools for the New Millennium, Cornelia Sollfrank.
•Sydney Morning Herald, April 1998, Review of State of the Heart, ACP, Sydney, Bruce James.
•RealTime, June 1998, Review of State of the Heart, ACP, Sydney, Norrie Neumark.
•Broadsheet, Summer 97/98, Review of Diagnostic Tools for the New Millenium, Dominic Eichler.
•RealTime, June -July 1996, Review of Cybercultures.
•Broadsheet, 1997, Review of White video installation.
•Time Australia, June 1996, Spirit in the Machines.
•RealTime, April - May 1996, review of White video.
Selected Public Speaking & Presentations
2015 International Symposium Electronic Art (ISEA), Vancouver, Canada
2013 International Symposium Electronic Art (ISEA), Sydney
2012 Climate Change and Culture Conference, ANU, Canberra
2011 International Symposium Electronic Art (ISEA), Istanbul, Turkey
2011 SCANZ, Govett Brewster Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
2010 Tipping Point, Sydney
2009 International Symposium Electronic Art (ISEA), Belfast, Ireland
2007 Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria
2007 iArt Symposium, COFA
2006 Contemporary Commonwealth 06 Symposium, ACMI, Melbourne
2005 Free Play, the independent game developers conference, ACMI, Melbourne
2004 GameTime, ACMI, Melbourne
2004 BEAP2004, Perth.
2004 ISEA2004, Tallin, Estonia.
2003 Plaything, University of Sydney
2003 Ludic Moments, Artspace, Sydney
2002 International Symposium of Electronic Art, Nagoya, Japan.
2002 Blur02, Parsons School of Design, New York
2001 Artist Presentation, Transmediale, Berlin.
2000 Enlightenment Conference, Jan Van Eyke Academie, Netherlands
1999 Artist Presentation, Center for Research and Computing in the Arts, University of California, San Diego
1998 Big Games Summit, Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada
1998 BioTechSex, New Media Forum, Powerhouse Museum
1999 Palo Alto Research Centre, California.
Selected Awards & Residencies
2014 Creative Australia - New Art (Production) Australia Council grant
2014 Artist residency Bundanon, NSW
2013 Creative Australia - New Art (Creative Development), Australia Council grant
2013 Australian Museum Research Station, Lizard Island, QLD, 2-week residency
2012 Artist residency Bundanon, NSW
2011 Artist Residency, SCANZ New Plymouth, New Zealand
2010 New Work Grant, Visual Arts Board of the Australia Council
2009 Future Lab/OZCO artist residency, Ars Electronica Centre, Linz, Austria
2008 New Work Grant, Visual Arts Board of the Australia Council
2007 Ars Electronica Award of Distinction, Seeker
2005 Asialink Residency, Sarai, Delhi, India, Starrs
2005-6 New Media Fellowship, Australia Council, Cmielewski
2004 Australian Research Council Discovery Grant, Starrs
2002 Japan Studio, Australia Council, Cmielewski
2001 Australian Teachers Of Media Award for Dream Kitchen CD ROM
1998-9 New Media Fellowship, Australia Council, Starrs
1997 Australia Council Studio Residency (one year) Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Starrs