Dr Anna Madeleine Raupach

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

Areas of expertise

  • Electronic Media Art 190203
  • Visual Arts And Crafts 1905

Research interests

  • Interdisciplinary practice-led research
  • Experimental drawing
  • Moving image
  • Mixed reality
  • Interactive installation
  • Mobile communication technologies
  • Time studies
  • Critical plant theory



Anna Madeleine Raupach is an artist working in drawing, experimental animation, augmented reality (AR) 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, with a current focus on reimagining abstract notions of temporality relevant to climate change.

Anna has a PhD in Media Arts from UNSW Art & Design (2014) and a Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours) from ANU School of Art & Design (2007), where she holds a Lecturer position. She has had solo exhibitions in New York, Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Montreal and Bandung and has been awarded international residencies at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, through the Art Gallery of NSW (2018); Common Room Network Foundation, Indonesia, with Asialink Arts (2017); and the University of Southern California, supported by ArtsACT.  Across Australia she has participated in exhibitions at Verge Gallery (Sydney), Bundanon Trust (NSW), Watch This Space (Alice Springs), Flinders Lane Gallery and Art+Climate=Change (Melbourne). Her work has been selected for prizes including the Ramsay Art Prize (2021), Blake Prize (2020),  Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize (2020) and the Churchie Emerging Arts Prize (2016).

Researcher's projects


Solo Exhibitions

2022: Vivid Frequencies, Mount Annan Botanic Gardens, NSW

2022: Too Late to Leave, Galerie pompom, Sydney

2021: Unequal Hours, Canberra Museum and Gallery

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

2016: Currents, Canberra Contemorary Art Space

2016: Inheritance, LAB-14 Gallery, Melbourne

2015: Collecting a Hemisphere, Mils Gallery, Sydney

2015: Short Loops, CHASM Gallery, New York

2014: Crossed Wires, 107 Projects, Sydney



Collaborative Exhibitions

2020: Climate Sign Archive project launch, ANU School of Art & Design Project Space

2018: Emotions Invented by the Internet (collaboration with Jessica Herrington), Verge Gallery, Sydney

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



Selected Group Exhibitions

2023: FLIGHT,  curated by Luke Létourneau, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Sydney. 

2021: Heat Map, curated by Saskia Scott, Watch This Space, Alice Springs

2019: Langit Untuk Semua (Sky for All), Gedung Istora, National Culture Week Jakarta

2018: Siteworks, Bundanon Trust, NSW

2018: Contour 556, curated by Neil Hobbs, Canberra

2017: Exploration 17, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne

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

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

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



Fellowships and Residencies

2022: Australian Network for Art & Technology Synapse Residency with ANU Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Mt Stromlo Observatory

2019: Research fellowship, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Sydney

2018: Art Gallery of NSW Moya Dyring Memorial studio scholarship at Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris

2018: Studio Residency, Bundanon Trust, NSW

2017: Asialink Arts Residency, Common Room Networks Foundation, Bandung, Indonesia ($10,000)

2016: Visiting artist/scholar, Division of Animation and Digital Arts, School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California

2016: Vice Chancellor’s Creative Visiting Artist Fellowship Scheme, ANU Medical School

2012: Residency, ARC Centre of Excellence for Free Radical Chemistry and Biotechnology, University of Melbourne

2011: Studio Residency, CTRLlab, Montreal

2011: Studio Residency, Kala Arts Institute, California

2010: Studio Residency Program, Sydney Artspace, NSW

2010: Splendid Arts Lab, Lismore Regional Gallery, NSW


Awards and Prizes

2022: The Mandy Martin Art and Environment Award, Capital Arts Patrons’ Organisation and ClimARTE

2021: Finalist, Ramsay Art Prize, Art Gallery of South Australia

2021: Finalist, Blake Prize, Casula Powerhouse

2021: Finalist, Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize, South Australian Museum

2019: Finalist, Footscray Art Prize

2018: Finalist, Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize, South Australian Museum

2017: Finalist, Banyule Works on Paper Award

2017: Longlisted, Aesthetica Art Prize

2017: Finalist, Footscray Art Prize

2017: Capital Arts Patrons’ Organisation Award, $1,000.

2016: Finalist, Churchie National Emerging Art Prize

2015: Finalist, Chippendale New World Art Prize

2012: Finalist, 37th Alice Prize for Contemporary Art

2010: Qantas Foundation Art Award



Research grants

2021: Artwork commission, ‘Exploring Botanic Gardens Herbarium’s value via Environmental Aesthetics’, ARC Linkage project  LP190100069, UNSW and Royal Botanic Gardens Herbarium Sydney

2021: Co-Investigator, ‘Home Economix: A Lab for Decentralising Public and Community Art Through Domestic Spaces’, Australia Council for the Arts

2021: Project Funding Grant, ArtsACT

2020: Co-Investigator, ‘Natural Markers for AR using Trees’, Epic Games Megagrant

2020: ANU Gender Institute grant funding

2020: Project Funding Grant, ArtsACT

2018: Project Grant funding, Ian Potter Cultural Trust

2016: Project Funding Grant, ArtsACT

2015: New South Wales Artists’ Grant, National Association for the Visual Arts



Conference papers

2021: "Augmented tree rings: visualising layers of time in environmental bioindicators”, Climate Change Temporalities, University of Bergen, Norway, online

2021: “Unequal Hours: Entangled temporalities in kinetic art”, The Material Life of Time, International Temporal Belongings conference, online

2019: “Temporal hybrids: using augmented reality to re-imagine the affordances of natural objects”, International Symposium for Electronic Arts, Gwangju, South Korea

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



Seminars and panels

2022: Panelist, “Space in cinema, arts and media”, Space Imaginaries Symposium, Sydney Science Festival presented by the Powerhouse Museum

2021: Panelist, “Creative and Critical Practices around Museum Technology Collections”, Art Association of Australia & New Zealand (AAANZ) conference, online

2021: Co-organiser and invited speaker, “Art, Science & Technology: A New Creative Field”, ANU-ITB joint seminar

2021: Panelist, “Keeping it together: Creative Recovery and Resilience Forum, University and ArtsACT, online2020: Invited speaker, CoDesign Culture Lab Creativity & Collaboration Summit, Kambri, Canberra

2020: Invited speaker, “Research Roadshow: History and Legacies of Environmental Violence”, ANU.

2020: Panelist, Here We Are: A Gender Institute Celebration of Women and the Arts, ANU. 

2019: Invited speaker, CoDesign Culture Lab Creativity & Collaboration Summit, ANU. 

2019: Invited speaker, “Langit Untuk Semua (Sky for All)”, National Culture Week, Jakarta

2019: Invited speaker, “Digital + Place: Symposium of Digital Art, Design and Digital Humanties”, ANU.




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