Inspired by Jacob Tolo's curatorial vision PAST PRESENTs FUTUREs, Gertrude Street Projection Festival are hosting a series of webcasts accessible online. Tune in to enjoy a series of discussions that explore public art in a COVID climate, tech-based artistic processes, and First Nations voices on ideal futures.

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Gertrude Street Projection Festival has gone digital. As Australia’s longest-running projection festival our reputation for discovering artists, uncovering places and exploring ideas through playful, thoughtful and inspiring new media work remains unchanged. This year, due to ongoing COVID19 restrictions, we have captured the 2021 festival for all to enjoy online.

Listen, see, and explore the unfolding artwork documentation and audio interviews by artists found on our artists page.

GSPF 2022: Curator Announcement

Announcing the 2022 Curator for Gertrude Street Projection Festival. The Centre for Projection Art CEO Bianca Bowman talks with 2022 Curator Eleanor Scicchitano and commissioned 2022 artists Jody Haines and Henry Wolff. They will discuss the Curatorial Rationale of the festival and its context within Gertrude Street.  


Originally aired:

Thurs, 12 Aug 2021

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM AEST


Manipulating data, 3D modelling, and digital image distortion - how do artists use digital technologies in their creative practice?  Listen and watch as GSPF 2021 artists J. Rosenbaum, Matt Daly (aka Rubbed Genie), and Zoe Mars discuss their artistic processes and practices with Dr Alison Bennett.

Originally aired:

Mon, 02 Aug 2021

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM AEST


Uncertain visions of utopian and dystopian futures echo through Jacob Tolo’s curatorial rationale PAST PRESENTs FUTUREs. Highlighting First Nation voices, queerness, and gender, Jacob Tolo speaks with GSPF 2021 artists; Dr Kirsten Garner Lyttle, Andrea Draper (aka I Dream in RGB), and Susan Maco Forrester, to contextualise, question, and depict an ideal future.


Originally aired:

​​Wed, 28 July 2021

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM AEST


RMIT CAST & Centre for Projection Art are joining forces to present a live online event for the Gertrude Street Projection Festival 2021 with the dynamic MC Alicia Sometimes. Panelists will explore the importance/role of the festival and temporary public art in a COVID normal world.

Panelists include: Susan Maco Forester (GSPF 2021 Artist), Alison Bennett (Curatorial Committee), Yandell Walton (Multi-year Artist/Mentor & Curatorial Committee), Bianca Bowman (CEO Centre for Projection Art) and Fiona Hillary (2017 Festival Curator/Curatorial Committee).

Please note that there are some audio and video issues with this recording. A transcript can be made available. If interested please email cast@rmit.edu.au.

Originally aired:

Thu, 22 July 2021

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM AEST