Circus Oz Living Archive is a finalist in the Premier's Design Awards

Circus Oz Living Archive is a finalist in the Premier’s Design Awards

We are tickled to announce that the Circus Oz Living Archive is a finalist in the Victorian Premier’s Design Awards to recognise and reward Victorian designers.   All finalists are in the running to receive the prestigious Best in Category (we are in the Digital Design category) and Premier’s Design Award of the Year which will be announced at the Premier’s Design… Read more →

Circus Oz Moves House

This is a great article about Circus Oz’s new premises in Collingwood.  The fabulous interiors are designed by Lovell Chen.  Circus Oz are holding lessons in their new space, and will soon relocate their delightful Melba Spiegeltent to the outdoor area for performances.  This is great news for all Melbournians (particularly us northsiders)! Article by Daniella Casamento, republished from Agenda Matters, first published… Read more →

Performing Digital: Multiple Perspectives on a Living Archive

Performing Digital: Multiple Perspectives on a Living Archive

We’ve written a book. It’s called Performing Digital: Multiple Perspectives on a Living Archive and today we mailed the manuscript to our publisher, Ashgate UK, who will deliver it to the world in about eight months. We are all-a-flutter with anticipation. Performing Digital has chapters or contributions from Timo Arnall, Kim Baston, David Carlin, Sebastian Chan, Ross Gibson, Lukman Iwan,… Read more →

Acts of Design: Archives, Material & Intention in the Circus Oz Living Archive Project

Acts of Design: Archives, Material & Intention in the Circus Oz Living Archive Project

A bit of trumpet blowing on behalf of the project’s APAI candidate Reuben Stanton.  He has submitted (on time) his exegesis, ‘Acts of Design’ about his research with the Living Archive project.  He will present this orally and through an exhibition at RMIT city campus in June 2014, as part of the School of Media and Communication’s Graduate Research Conference… Read more →

From a Circus Oz admirer…

All credit to those who have compiled the Living Archive. It’s accessible, organic and sometimes like our memories a little fuzzy, but enough to remind us of amazing experiences. Where archives can so often be so overprotected and inaccessible they may as well not exist, this is a great discovery and no doubt has taken more effort to assemble than… Read more →