Q&A: Angela Tiatia on gaming, diversity and winning the Ian Potter Moving Image Commission

New Zealand-Australian artist Angela Tiatia has been named recipient of the $100,000 Ian Potter Moving Image Commissions. We speak with her about the ideas driving her new work.

This week artist Angela Tiatia was announced the recipient of the $100,000 Ian Potter Moving Image Commissions (IPMIC). It is the final commission in a decade-long series supporting new moving image works by Australian artists.

Tiatia’s is proposing to make a new video work, Liminal Persuasions (working title), which will address the collapse of the private vs public, the real vs the augmented and the intimate vs the spectacle – tensions, which the gallery explained, ‘both reflect and are responsible for the chaotic and overwhelming feeling of the current moment’.

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Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW. Twitter: @ginafairley Instagram: fairleygina