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Mike Leggett has been working across the institutions of art, education,
cinema and television with media since the early-70s. He has film and video
work in archives and collections in Europe, Australia, North and South
America and has practised professionally as an artist, curator, writer,
director, producer, editor, photographer, teacher, manager, administrator
and computer consultant.
He was a founding member of the London Film-makers Cooperative workshop and
the Independent Film-makers Association (UK), and until recently was on the
Board of dLux Media Arts (Sydney).
He has curated exhibitions of interactive multimedia for the Museum of
Contemporary Art in Sydney (Burning the Interface also seen in Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne); the 1996
Brisbane International Film Festival; the 5th International Documentary
Conference, Brisbane; and the Videotage Festival of Video Art, Hong Kong.
Mike Leggett contributes to journals (Continuum) , magazines (World Art),
online 'zines (FineArt Forum), and is a regular correspondent for the
Australian contemporary arts newspaper RealTime. He has undertaken
consultations for the Australia Council, the National Association for the
Visual Arts and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Cinemedia,
He has recently completed an interactive multimedia prototype, (PathScape),
on landscape and identity for the Australian Film Commission.