16 & 17 SEPTEMBER

16 & 17 SEPTEMBER

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ARTIST

April Phillips

Artist
ARTIST

April Phillips

“I see another world and try to build it in a way that feels immersive”

April is Wiradjuri-Scottish educator, digital artist, graphic anthropologist and audience specialist with ancestry to the Galari people of regional NSW. She is passionate about innovative approaches to learning such as multi-modal resources and live virtual delivery. April is currently the First Nations Learning Designer with the Australian Children's Television Foundation, developing resources and education experiences for students across the nation.

From early 2020, April has contributed to Big hART’s NEO-Learning platform as the Creative Learning Producer under the Telstra Foundation Tech4Good program. April holds a Bachelor of Creative Arts and Design, and is currently obtaining a Masters of Education with a double specialisation: Design and Technology and Visual Arts. Her previous clients include: Australian Parliament House, National Gallery of Australia, National Portrait Gallery, Awesome Arts, Museum of Australian Democracy and the Art Gallery of SA.

Her digital arts practice is cemented around illustraton, VR + AR research and virtual material play. April leans into character design as a narrative tool to explore empathy, fun and form. Her use of vivid colour and unlikely digital processes celebrates the potential of computer art for a new world.