4 -channel video installation
Producer – Julie Ryan (Adelaide)
Instrumental Composer – Caerwen Martin (Melbourne)
Sound designer – Tom Heuzenroeder (Adelaide)
Electronic sounds by Foton – Hans de Man and Peter van Hoesen (Brussels)
Artesian was funded by the Australian Film Commission and the Australian Council for the Arts.
Based on site responsive video abstractions throughout the Australian Great Artesian Basin, one of the largest artesian groundwater basins in the world.
24HR Art-NT Centre for Contemporary Art 2008
Open Art, Beijing, China 2009
well, perpendicular boring into oblique strata, producing a constant supply of water at the surface with little or no pumping.
Artesian Basin: a geological structural feature in which water is confined under pressure
Artesian Bore: a deep hole drilled to the aquifer of an artesian basin, through which water rises under hydrostatic pressure