Born Sydney 1970, Tony Schwensen is one of Australia’s foremost interdisciplinary artists. Recent investigations have centered on performance and its mediation through technology including web casts and video. He has maintained an active participation in contemporary art practice since 1988, regularly exhibiting nationally and internationally, been directly involved with establishing and running artist run initiatives , hosting international artists, providing exhibition opportunities and maintaining archives of documentation.
He is completing his PhD in Visual Arts at Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, researching the influence and adaptation of discipline specific investigations on and into historic and contemporary videoperformance practice.
He recently completed a residency in Paris at the Power Studio at the Cite International des Arts and has taken up a teaching position in Performance at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston from January 2008.