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The iCinema Centre for Interactive Cinema Research is an interdisciplinary centre spanning the Faculties of the College of Fine Arts, Arts and Social Sciences, Engineering, and...
The Creative Robotics Lab (CRL) is a cross-disciplinary research environment committed to examining human interactions with three-dimensional robotic agents and responsive...
In addition to exhibiting the Australian premier of The Enclave,  NIEA and COFA hosted acclaimed Irish artist Richard Mosse as Artist in Residence in March 2014. During his...
Internationally recognised as a leading practitioner of durational performance, Taiwanese-American artist Tehching Hsieh will join Singaporean curator and critic Lee Weng Choy in...
The Holography Lab’s research explores the ways contemporary artists and designers are expressing their concerns for the environment through their work. The issues addressed...
NIEA has recently launched ON, a peer-reviewed audio journal dedicated to publishing original spoken research on critical issues for the arts. It explores emergent thinking at the...
The third Transdisciplinary Imaging at the Intersections of Art, Science and Culture conference will be held at the Pera Museum, Istanbul in 26th–28th June 2014, with the theme: '...
Art and Design into action NIEA promotes large-scale research collaborations between the arts and other fields, making an innovative contribution to knowledge by creative means....

UNSW’s National Institute for Experimental Arts (NIEA) is Australia’s leading research hub for experimental arts, technology and media. NIEA addresses global problems and national research priorities through creative and technological innovation.

Upcoming events

Event dates:
Wednesday, 30 April, 2014
Internationally recognised as a leading practitioner of durational performance, Taiwanese-American artist Tehching Hsieh will join Singaporean curator and critic Lee Weng Choy in conversation at COFA.  
Event dates:
Thursday, 26 June, 2014 to Saturday, 28 June, 2014
Registration will open soon for the third edition of the international conference, themed 'Cloud and Molecular Aesthetics' to be held in Istanbul this June

Major Events

Event dates:
Tuesday, 22 November, 2011
Discussing the role of public art in urban ecology in a partner project between Sydney and Copenhagen
Event dates:
Saturday, 15 March, 2014 to Saturday, 7 June, 2014
A major six-channel video installation that represented Ireland in the 55th Venice Biennale discussing conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo