Justin Dwyer [B.Mus.] is a mixed-media artist who specialises in immersive visual projections and interactive audio-visual works including Virtual/Augmented and Mixed Reality
2015 Global Lumen Prize Finalist : Lumen Performance Award for Floating Worlds
2016 Artist in Residence (Technical Lead) at The Asia Culture Centre in Gwangju (Sth Korea) for The Storytelling Project, a seven screen installation that automatically animated character drawings. Earlier in 2016 he was one of seven artists from around the globe to participate in the Convergenge Residency in Banff (Canada). 2015 Lead Game Designer and Audio Composer for a prototype Virtual Reality project for Audi, managing an Australian and Germany based group. A second project for Audi was in the Future Commuters project, where he developed audio concepts for a game inside semi autonomous cars. ACMI audio-visual artist in residence at Caroline Chisholm College, producing a series of plays with Year 10 students involving projection mapping and tracking. Visual design (projection mapping) for the international premier of the high performance theatre production "Throttle"
Between 2012 and 2014 Justin was commissioned by the City of Melbourne, Australia, to create three interactive installations for children. This resulted in Floating Worlds, Robotica, and DrivingBeatz, three indoor, interactive exhibitions at ArtPlay, Melbourne (2014, 2012, 2012). Justin is a consummate drummer. He has composed music for numerous large-scale music productions; including for performances at Australia's Big Day Out festival (2004) and Japan’s Loco Loco festival (2000). His collaborative audio designs have resulted in 3 ARIA nominations (Australia’s premier music industry awards). Justin is based in Melbourne Australia.