Joyce Hinterding

Born 1958, Melbourne, Australia. Lives and works in the Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia.

Joyce Hinterding investigates energetic forces through experimental sound, installations, performative sculptures and drawings. Her works are marked by a philosophical interest in the invisible phenomena that underpin the contemporary experience. Selected individual exhibitions include: Graphite, Indianapolis Museum of Art, USA, (2013); Artist Proof #1, MONASH University Museum of Art (2012); Indianapolis Specter Electromagnetic, Arts Santa Mònica, Barcelona, Spain (2012); Love of Diagrams, PICA, Perth (2010), TRUST, Dortmund U – Centre for Art and Creativity, Germany, (2010); No Right Turn, Penrith Regional Gallery & Lewers Bequest, Penrith, (2010); Aura, BREENSPACE, Sydney (2008); Aeriology, AV festival, Reg Vardy Gallery, Sunderland, England, (2008); (the world may be) fantastic, Biennale of Sydney, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (2002); Converge: where art and science meet, Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art (2002); 7 Istanbul Biennial, Yerebetan Cistern, Istanbul, Turkey, (2001); Aeriology, V2 Institute for Unstable Media, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (1998). Joyce’s live solo audio performances include, The NowNow (2008) Sound and Electricity, The Performance Space (2006), Audiotheque, The night air, ABC radio national (2005), Tonic, NYC, USA (2004) and the What is Music Festival, Opera House Sydney (2002).

David Haines & Joyce Hinterding also collaborate on large-scale art works that explore sensation and immersion across a variety of experimental, traditional and digital media. Their work, The Outlands invites visitors to conduct their own voyage through an immersive digital world of forests and futuristic interiors for which they won the Ann Landa New Media Art Award at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (2011). They have exhibited extensively in Australia and internationally. In 2009 their work, Earth Star received an Award of Distinction from Prix Ars Electronica, Linz Austria in the Hybrid Art category. Selected exhibitions include Sonic Spheres: the Tarrawarra Biennial 2012, Tarrawarra Museum of Art, Victoria; Light from Light, Sunvalley radio, National Library of China Beijing, China (2011); Turn and Widen, The 5th Seoul International Media Art Biennale, Seoul Korea (2008); Superlight, The 2nd Biennial 01SJ Art on the edge, San Jose Museum Art, California, USA, (2008); (in)visible sounds, Montevideo, The Dutch Institute for Time-based Art, Netherlands (2007); V2 Zone, Act interact, The Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taiwan (2007); ReSearch, The Sendai MediaTech in Sendai, Japan (2006), Waves (Electromagnetic Waves as medium for Art), Riga, Latvia (2006), and they were the Australian National representatives at the 26th Biennial de Sao Paulo, Brazil (2004).

Artist's CV


Objects & Energies: Joyce Hinterding, Agnes Martin, Linda Matalon, NAS Gallery, Sydney (forthcoming)

Simple Forces, Breenspace, Sydney
Found Sound, Melbourne University Museum of Art, MUMA, Melbourne, curated by Francis Parker
Sound Full, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand; Wellington City Gallery, New Zealand, curated by Caleb Kelly and Aaron Kreisler
Living in the Ruins of the Twentieth Century, UTS Gallery, Sydney, curated by Adam Jasper and Holly Williams

Graphite, Indianapolis Museum of Art, USA, curated by Sarah Urist Green

Artists' Proof #1, Monash University Museum of Art, Victoria  
Sonic Spheres: The Tarrawarra Biennial of Art, Tarrawarra Museum of Art, Victoria, Curated by Victoria Lynn
Orgasm, with David Haines, Breenspace, Sydney
The Blocks, with David Haines, Pier 2/3, commissioned by Studio Toogood, UK and Penfolds, Australia

CTM (club transmediale), Berlin, Germany
Anne Landa New Media Award, Art Gallery of New South Wales
Monocline: white cube, with David Haines, Breenspace, Sydney
Out Hear Festival, Footscray Community Arts Centre

7th Aotera Digital Arts Symposium, Sargeants Gallery, Whanganui, New Zealand
Freehand, Loops and fields: Series 4, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne
Light from Light, SunvalleyRadio, MAAP, Queensland State Library, Brisbane Light from Light, SunvalleyRadio, MAAP, Shanghai Library, China
OCTOPUS 10: How We Know That The Dead Return, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne
Love of Diagrams, Aura: Series 2, PICA Perth Institute for Contemporary Art, Western Australia
TRUST, loops and fields: Series 3, U Centre Dortmund, as part of ISEA 2010 Rhur, Germany
Opening Lines: Aura, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne
No Right Turn, Aura, Penrith Regional Gallery, Sydney
Group Show, Beta Decay, BREENSPACE, Sydney
Covers, Cloudbusting, Institute of Contemporary Art, Newtown, Sydney

Prix Ars Electronica, presented Award of Distinction in Hybrid Art, Cyber Arts 09, OK Centrum, Linz, Austria
Bellingham Electronic Arts festival Western BEAF, Plasma Wave Lab: Transmission, Washington University, Bellingham, & Royal Institute of Australia
Electromagnetic Composition for Building, Plants and Stars (Adelaide Array), Adelaide, South Australia
The Dwelling, House 2: The Great Artesian Basin Pennsylvania, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
Aura, BREENSPACE, Sydney
ENERGY: Scientific and artistic, utopian and critical visions of future terrestrial energy, Black Canyon Earth Field, ART+COMMUNICATION 2009 XI International festival for new media culture, Riga, Latvia

Telepathy, Performance Space, Sydney
The Premier of Queensland’s National New Media Art Award, EarthStar, GOMA Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Current 08: Sculpture Projects in the River City, The Immaterial’s Language – Molecules – Vibration (limited edition artist’s publication) collaborative work from Joyce Hinterding and David Haines, including texts by Ann Finegan and Amanda Williams, Parramatta City Council
HEADLAND: 512K to Blacktown, Institute for Contemporary Art, Newtown
21:100:100 One hundred Sound Works by One hundred Artists from the 21st century, Spectral, Gertrude Street, Melbourne
Electromagnetique Composition for Building Plants and Stars, BREENSPACE, Sydney
Turn and Widen, TWWR, The 5th Seoul International Media Art Biennale, Seoul, Korea
Modern Ruin, Black Canyon, Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland
CORE (Cosmic Orgone Research Engineering), IASKA: International Art Space Kellerberrin Australia
Waves: The Art of the Electromagnetic Society, Purple Rain PHOENIX Halle Dortmund, Germany
Superlight: The 2nd Biennial 01SJ Art on the edge, Black Canyon and Earth Field San Jose Museum Art, California, USA
Aeriology, AV festival, Reg Vardy Gallery, Sunderland, England

The Visitors: Aliens and UFOs in Contemporary Art, Penrith Regional Gallery & Lewers Bequest, Penrith, NSW
(in)visible sounds, Montevideo, Dutch Institute for Time Based Art, Netherlands
V2 Zone, Act interact, The Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taiwan

Re:search, Sendai Mediatheque, Sendai, Japan
Waves, The 8th International Festival for New Media, Culture, Art and Communication, Riga, Latvia
Under the Radar, FACT, (Foundation for Art & Creative Technology), Liverpool, UK
Two works for Wilhelm Reich, OE Antennae, PICA, Perth
What Survives, Performance Space, Sydney

The butterfly effect, Museum of Sydney
Hollow earth theory revived: Field study 1& 2, 24hr Art, Darwin, NT
Vanishing Point, Experimenta, Melbourne
Purple Rain, Artspace, Sydney
070905, Pelt, Sydney

26th Bienal de Sao Paulo 2004: Image Smugglers in a Free Territory, National Representation for Australia, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Pegging Out, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Sydney
Lets talk about six, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand

Remembrance + The Moving Image: Persistence of Vision, ACMI, Melbourne
The Liquid Sea, (curated by Rachel Kent), MCA, Sydney
Ten Days on the Island Festival, CAST, Hobart, TAS
I. Audio – Radiation_1, Performance Space, Sydney
Shangri-la, Artspace, Sydney
Deep Space: Immersion and Sensation, ACMI, Melbourne,
MAAP, Multimedia Art Asia Pacific, Art Museum of China, Bejing
st@rt up: new interactive media, Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa, Tongarewa
13th Sydney Biennale of Sydney: The World May Be (Fantastic), Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
ConVerge: where art + science meet, The 2002 Adelaide Biennial, Adelaide
ARCO, Madrid, Spain
7th Istanbul Biennial, Yerebetan Cistern, Istanbul,Turkey
Space Odysseys, Immersion And Sensation, AGNSW, Sydney & ACMI, Melbourne

Pivot V: About Photography, Carnegie Gallery,Hobart, TAS
The levitation grounds, Artspace, Sydney

Manifesto, Time Capsule, Experimenta Media Arts, Span Galleries, Melbourne

Ideal Australia Publication, Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide
Aeriology, V2 Institute for Unstable Media, Rotterdam, Holland

Voltage, The Physics Room, Christchurch, New Zealand
I-TONE aeriology, Artspace, Sydney
Ich Phoneix, Ein Kunstereignis Gasometer, Oberhausen, Germany
Aeriology, Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand
Sound In Space: Australian Sound Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

Earwitness: Excursions In Sound, Experimenta 94, ACCA, Melbourne

Australian Sound Art Meridian, Xebec Hall, Kobe, Japan
Joyce Hinterding – Recent Works, Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide
9th Biennale Of Sydney, Bond Store, Sydney

Found Sound presented in parallel to the exhibition Reinventing the Wheel: The Readymade Century, MUMA, in association with Melbourne Festival, Joyce Hinterding, Melbourne
Bundanon NITE WORKS, Joyce Hinterding and David Haines, Bundanon Trust, Riversdale

Sonic Spheres: The Tarrawarra Biennial of Art, Tarrawarra Museum of Art, Victoria, Curated by Victoria Lynn

The difficult music Festival, Sedition, Sydney
Monocline, Super Deluxe at Artspace,, 17th Biennale of Sydney

Now Now Festival, Wentworth Falls School of Arts, Blue Mountains

Sound and Electricity, solo performance, Performance Space, Sydney

Don’t Look Now, solo performance, Mori Gallery, Sydney
Audiotheque, solo performance, The Night Air, ABC Radio National
solo performance, Lanfrachi’s Memorial Discothèque, Sydney
Typhoon, solo performance, Artspace, Sydney

Tonic, solo performance, New York, USA
solo performance, SCARPA, Oshca, Auckland, New Zealand
solo performance, None Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand
What is Music Festival 2004, Brisbane Power House, QLD

Impermanent Audio, solo performance, Frequency Lab, Sydney
Unsound Festival, Wagga Wagga, NSW

Impermanent Audio, solo performance, Frequency Lab, Sydney
What is Music Festival 2002, solo performance, Sydney Opera House

Joyce Hinterding & David Haines, The Immaterial’s molecules –language-vibration, (limited edition artist’s publication, including two fragrances, audio CD and texts by Ann Finegan and Amanda Williams), as part of Current 08: Sculpture Projects in the River City, Parramatta City Council and Parramatta Artists Studio

Joyce Hinterding, Spectral, (audio CD), co-released/published by Antiopic and Sigma Editions, NYC
Joyce Hinterding, Ultra, Motion Movement in Australian Sound (compilation audio CD) released by Preservation Music Australia
Joyce Hinterding, Time Lapse Antenna, (audio CD and printed antenna)
included in the Manifesta Time Capsule, Experimenta Media Arts

Joyce Hinterding & Ann Finegan, Aeritis: Ideal Australia, EAF Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide

Joyce Hinterding, Des Funkin Sprunklin Globus: essays in sound 3, DIFFRACTIONS, Contemporary Sound Arts pp.113–116, 1997

Joyce Hinterding, The Oscillators: Sensitive systems and abstract machines, the experience of, Leonardo Music Journal, The MIT Press
Joyce Hinterding, The Osscillators The Lyre’s Island Some Australian music Sound Art and Design, Leonardo Music Journal CD series Vol 6

Subsonics, SBS Television, (Joyce Hinterding, Greg Kingston, GCTTCATT, Phil Niblock)
Conversations with Australian Artists Volume 1, Unseen Forces, Art Gallery of NSW, (John Olsen, Joyce Hinterding, David Haines, Ginger Riley, Munduwalawala, Fiona Hall)

Katie Dyer, 'Objects & Energies: Joyce Hinterding, Agnes Martin, Linda Matalon', NAS Gallery, Sydney, 2014
Tarrawarra Biennial 2012: Sonic Spheres, Tarrawarra Museum of Art, Victoria, 2012
The Press, produced for ‘The Blocks’, Studio Toogood, London and Penfolds, 2012
Andrew Murphie, Escaping Influence Ritual, Telepathy, Performance Space, Sydney, 2009
Nicholas Chambers, Earth Star, The Premier of Queensland’s National New Media Art Award, GOMA Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland, 2008
Nicolas Tsoutas, Purple Rain, 26th Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil pp 84–87, 2004
Ann Finegan, The Plasma Wave Instrument: Air time, 13th Sydney Biennale, 2002
Joyce Hinterding, The plasma Wave Instrument: Air Time, The Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, Converge: where art and Science meet 2002
Ann Finegan, The Levitation Grounds, catalogue essay for Artspace 2000
Ross Gibson, Undertow1999: Remembrance + the moving image, ACMI, 2003
Victoria Lynn, Space Odysseys, AGNSW, Australian Center for the Moving Image, 2001
Tony Bond and Linda Wallace, 9th Biennale of Sydney, p118, 1992
Pam Hansford, Siphon, Conjuring on the Electrical Grid, Perspecta catalogue, 1991

2013 Douglas Kahn, 'Earth Sound Earth Signal', University of California Press, 2013
Carrie Miller, 'An Invisible Matter', Australian Art Collector, issue 66, Oct–Dec 2013, pp.106–113
2012  Interview with David Haines and Joyce Hinterding, 'Orgasm', Das Platforms, Das Cinema, 20 June 2012
Robert Nelson, 'Sonic Music to our Ears', The Age & Sydney Morning Herald, 10 October 2012
Peter Entwisle, 'Modern Art has come so far', Otago Daily Times, 17 September 2012
Joyce Hinterding, ‘Loops and Fields: Induction drawing Series 4’, Invisible Fields: Geographies of Radio Waves, Arts Santa Mònica, Barcelona, Lighthouse, 2011. <a href="" target="_blank">Read online version here
2010  Rosemary Sorensen, Let there be light, in the shade of a library, The Australian, 18.10, 2010
2009  Edward Shanken, Art and Electronic Media, Phaidon Press, 2009
Ann Finegan, Potatoes Antennas and Auto focus: three sound installations for Heidegger, Art Monthly Australia, The Big Sound issue 225, p 11, November 2009
Reuben Keehan, Joyce Hinterding, Art Forum, December 2009
Tracey Clement, Generating a Buzz, Sydney Morning Herald, 14 November 2009
Lizzie Muller, Smelling the sun, breathing a river, new works by Joyce Hinterding & David Haines, RealTime issue 89, pg. 27, February/March 2009
Andrew Murphie, Joyce Hinterding and David Haines: High Res Resonations with the Milky Way, ACM Digital Library, Computers in Entertainment (CIE) Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2009
SPECIAL ISSUE: Media Arts and Games (Part II) Media Arts Article No.: 20, 2009
2008  H. Grundmann, E. Zimmerman, Re-Inventing Radio Revolver, Frankfurt am main, 2008
Margaret Marsh, Michelle Watts and Craig Malyon, A.R.T. 2: Practice, Chapter 17: Tableau Vivant: Video Art, p. 252 Oxford University Press, Australia
Israel, Senior Artwise2: Visual Arts 11–12, John Wiley & Sons, Australia
2007  Wendy Haslem, Side by Side: Australian & Japanese media Art , Real Time 77, 2007
Eve Sullivan, Contemporary Magazine, UK, Issue 91, 2007
2006  Gail Priest, Edison’s children, ReelTime + OnScreen, April /May 06
Linda Carroli, Joyce Hinterding and David Haines and The New Media Artists Camp, Oenpelli, Arnhem Land, 12.20S Latitude, 133.04E Longitude, Photofile 76 summer, p 46,  2006
2005  Phillip Auslander, David Haines and Joyce Hinterding, ArtForum, October 2005
Adam Geczy, Natural Disasters in Sao Paulo, ArtMonthy, March no177, p 43, 2005
2004  Ross Gibson, Bright Spark/Joyce Hinterding: The transformer, POL OXYGEN issue 3, 2004
2003  Victoria Lynn, The art of the screen in Australia, Art & Australia, Vol40/4 Winter, 2003
2001  Dr Susan Best, What is Affect? Considering the affective Dimension of contemporary installation Art, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, Vol 2, 2,  2001 p 207
2000  Dr Susan Best, Elemental constructions: women artists and sculpture in the expanded field, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art Vo1, number 2, 2000
Douglas Kahn and Fran Dyson, Wrapture Artbyte September -October 2000
Douglas Kahn and Fran Dyson, The Levitation Grounds, Eyeline 43 Spring 2000
1994  Linda Wallace, 2000 Thunderstorms: Joyce Hinterding, Continuum Vol. 8 No. 1, ‘Electronic Arts in Australia,’ ed. Nicholas Zurbrugg, pp 432–435, 1994
Zoe Sofia, Technoscientific Poesis: Joan Brassil, Joyce Hinterding, Sarah Waterson, Continuum Volume 8 No 1, ‘Electronic Arts in Australia’ ed. Nicholas Zurbrugg: 1994
1993  Catherine Lumby, Joyce Hinterding: Systemic Murmurs, Art & Text 46: 48–53 1993