Gregory Bennett

Gregory Bennett is an artist who works with 3D animation, motion capture, projection mapping and virtual reality. He is also a senior lecturer in the Digital Design Department, School of Art & Design, Auckland University of Technology, and has a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland. He has been teaching at AUT since 2005 where he established the first courses in motion capture. He is also Director of AUT’s Motion Capture Lab and is currently involved with developing research around Motion Capture and Virtual Reality. He has presented both his creative practice and research at international new media conferences, exhibitions and festivals such as SIGGRAPH USA and SIGGRAPH ASIA, ISEA, CURRENTS New Media (USA), Denver Digerati (USA), SIMULTAN (Romania), Video Contemporary (Sydney Contemporary International Art Fair), Screengrab (Australia), and NARRACJE (Poland). As an artist he has exhibited both nationally and internationally, including Australia, the USA, and Europe, and his work is represented in both public and private collections. He is currently represented by Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand.