Dr Anna Raupach

BVA (Hons) (ANU), PhD (UNSW)
Lecturer, Printmedia & Drawing
ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

Areas of expertise

  • Electronic Media Art 190203
  • Fine Arts (Incl. Sculpture And Painting) 190502
  • Visual Arts And Crafts 1905

Research interests

  • Experimental animation
  • Mobile communication technologies
  • Virtual and augmented reality
  • Art and science collaborations
  • Interdisciplinary practice-led research
  • Interactive installation



Anna Madeleine is an artist working in mixed media, experimental animation and interactive installation. She completed her PhD in media arts at UNSW Art and Design in 2014, and graduated with honours in Photography & Media Arts from ANU School of Art & Design in 2007. 

Her practice explores time and mapping and aims to create poetic interpretations of the scientific data, networks and infrastructure that underpins contemporary culture. She has had solo exhibitions in New York, Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Bandung and Montreal.

In 2017 Anna was the recipient of an Asialink Arts grant to undertake a residency at Common Room Network Foundation in Bandung, Indonesia, and an Art Gallery of New South Wales’ Moya Dyring Memorial Studio scholarship for a studio residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris in 2018. In 2016 Anna received a project funding grant from Arts ACT to be a visiting artist at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, as was awarded a Vice Chancellor’s College Artist Fellowship at ANU.

Her work has been shortlisted for national and international prizes including the Aesthetica Art Prize, the Banyule Works on Paper Award, the Footscray Art Prize, the Churchie National Emerging Art Prize, the Chippendale New World Art Prize, the Alice Prize, and in 2011 was awarded the Qantas Foundation Art Award.

She been selected for prominent group exhibitions such as SafARI 2016, the Not Fair Art Fair, Exploration 17 at Flinders Lane Gallery, and residencies with Insight Radical, Splendid Arts Lab and Sydney Artspace.


Researcher's projects

Solo Exhibitions

2017: The Other North, Orbital Dago, Bandung, Indonesia

2016: Currents, Canberra Contemorary Art Space

2015: Collecting a Hemisphere, Mils Gallery, Sydney

2015: Short Loops, CHASM Gallery, New York

2014: Crossed Wires, 107 Projects, Sydney

2012: Fault Lines, Paper Plane Gallery, Sydney

2009: Plastic Surgery, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Manuka

2008: Uncharted, Huw Davies Gallery, PhotoAccess, Canberra

Collaborative Exhibitions

2018: Emotions Invented by the Internet (collaboration with Jessica Herrington)

2017: One Last Call (collaboration with Dr. Renee Beale), Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre, Melbourne

2010: Make, Believe (collaboration with Amelia Thompson), ANCA Gallery, Canberra

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019: Gaia Hypothesis, curated by Ngaio Fitzpatrick, Belconnen Arts Centre

2018: Siteworks, Bundanon Trust, NSW

2018: Contour 556, curated by Neil Hobbs Canberra

2018: Connections, Megalo Print Studio & Gallery, Canberra

2017: Exploration 17, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne

2017: Naturally Yours, ANU School of Art & Design Gallery, Canberra

2017: Transmit Politic, curated by Anja Loughhead, ANU School of Art & Design Foyer Gallery, Canberra

2016: SafARI, co-curated by Louise Dibben and Sophie Kitson, Kudos Gallery, Sydney

2016: Sign O' the Times, curated by Kirsten Rann, Not Fair Art Fair, Melbourne

2016: Knots & Nerves, M16 Artspace, Canberra

2016: Lines of Inquiry, curated by Annika Harding, ANCA Gallery, Canberra

2015: Considered, M. Contemporary, Sydney

2015: The Dreams Our Stuff is Made Of, curated by Jonathan McBurnie, Verge Gallery, Sydney

2015: Light Speculation, curated by Dr. Renee Beale, Lab-14 Gallery, Melbourne

2014: Art in Chemistry, Chemistry in Art, Royal Society of Chemistry, London

2014: Enlighten Festival, architectural projection on the National Library of Australia, Canberra

2013-2014: Insight Radical (touring exhibition): Griffin Gallery, London, MCLEMOI Gallery, Sydney, RiAus Gallery, The Science Exchange, Adelaide

2013: Moving, curated by Jessica Holburn, Janet Clayton Gallery, Sydney

2009: Beginning, Middle and End, ANU School of Art Gallery, Canberra

2008: Blaze, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra

2007: Graduate Exhibition 2007, ANU School of Art, Canberra

Academic Awards

2016: Vice Chancellor's College Visiting Artist Fellowship Scheme, ANU

2010: Australian Post Graduate Award scholarship to undertake PhD at COFA, UNSW

Grants and Awards

2018: Ian Potter Cultral Fund Project Grant

2017: Moya Dyring Memorial Studio scholarship, Art Gallery of New South Wales

2017: Asialink Residency Grant, Asialink and ArtsACT

2015: Project Funding Grant, Arts ACT

 2015: NSW Artists Grant, NAVA

2013: College of Fine Arts Travel Grant Award, UNSW

2010: Qantas Foundation Art Award for the A.C.T.

2007: EASS (Emerging Artists Support Scheme) Exhibition Award, M16 Art Space

2007: EASS Residency Award, Canberra Contemporary Art Space

2007: EASS Residency and Exhibition Award, PhotoAccess

2007: EASS Exhibition Award, Alliance Francaise


2018: Studio Residency, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris

2018: Studio Residency, Bundanon Trust, NSW

2017: Asialink Arts residency, Common Room Network Foundation, Bandung, Indonesia

2016: Visiting artist/scholar program, School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California, Los Angeles

2014: Crystallography residency, University of Melbourne

2012-2013: Insight Radical, ARC Centre of Excellence for Free Radical Chemistry and Biotechnoloy, University of Melbourne

2011: Studio residency, CTRLlab, Montreal

2011: Studio residency, Kala Arts Institute, California

2010: Studio residency Program, Sydney Artspace

2010: Splendid Arts Lab, Lismore Regional Gallery

2008: Studio residency Program, Canberra Contemporary Art Space

2008: Residency program, PhotoAccess


2018: “Experimental animation as science communication:abstract temporalities in virtual and augmented reality”, Society of Animation Studies 'Then | Now | Next' Conference, Concordia University, Montreal

2013: “An Animated Space: Personal Expression In Mobile Communication”, Society of Animation Studies 'Re-Defining Animation' Conference, University Of Southern California, Los Angeles




2018: Finalist, Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize

2017: Longlisted, Aesthetica Art Prize 

2017: Finalist, Footscray Art Prize, Footscray Art Centre

2016: Finalist, Churchie National Emerging Art Prize, 

2015: Finalist, Chippendale New World Art Prize

2012: Finalist, 37th Alice Prize for Contemporary Art

2009: Selected for the National Youth Self Portrait Prize Online Exhibition, National Portrait Gallery

2009: Finalist, M16 Drawing Prize, M16 Artspace, Canberra

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