Gregory Bennett

Gregory Bennett is a New Zealand-born and based digital artist who explores conceptions of the utopian and dystopian through representations of the multiplied digital body. He utilises the medium of 3D animation software as his primary creative tool in a creative practice which encompasses video, motion capture, projection mapping, interactive media and virtual reality. His works are exhibited as projection or screen-based work in art galleries and large-scale outdoor public venues, as online work, or as part of curated screening programmes. He has a Masters degree from the Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland, New Zealand and has been teaching at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) in the School of Art and Design since 2011 where he established the first courses in motion capture. He is currently Head of Department for Digital Design and Visual Arts at the AUT School of Art and Design, and also Director of AUT Motion Capture Lab.

Bennett’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally including the USA, Hong Kong, China, Australia, and Europe. His work has featured in public art galleries in New Zealand and Australia including Auckland Art Gallery, Tauranga Art Gallery, Digital Art Live Auckland, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre, the Gus Fisher Gallery, Rotorua Museum, Artspace, Experimenta in Melbourne, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney. Bennett is represented in the collections of Auckland University, Chartwell, Jennifer B. Gibbs and James Wallace as well as private collections in New Zealand and Australia.