Mike Leggett

Associate researcherat University of Technology Sydney
Sydney,
Australia
Focus area: Analog, , Sculpture, Spacial, Cultural Practices, Social Practice, Environmental Art, Eco Art, Land Art, Generative Practices, Generative Art, Video, Film, Performance Art, Theater Studies

Mike Leggett has been working across the institutions of art, education, cinema and media arts since the early-70s. He has a Master of Fine Art (1st Class Hons) from the College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales; and a PhD from the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology Sydney. With an Australian Postgraduate Award he investigated the precept of visual mnemonics in the development of tools and models for creative interaction with digital motion pictures.
He has film and video artwork in archives and collections in Europe, Australia, North and South America; he practices professionally as an artist, curator and writer; his skill base has included director / producer, editor, photographer, lecturer, manager and computer consultant.

Journal Articles:
Leonardo Reviews

Heimat Is a Space in Time, Chez Jolie Coiffure and The Cordillera of Dreams

October 2020
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A Landscape of Events by Paul Virilio. Julie Rose, trans. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2000. ISBN: 0-262-72034-5. (Original title and publication data: Un paysage d'evenements, Editions Galilee, Paris, France, 1996.)

February 2003
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Cinema of Actuality: Japanese Avant-Garde Filmmaking in the Season of Image Politics

October 2014
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Of Shifting Shadows by Gita Hashemi. Exisle Creations, Toronto, Canada, 2000. CD-ROM. Available from ⟨exisle@excite.com⟩ or through InterAccess Electronic Media Arts Centre

February 2003
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Walking and Mapping: Artists as Cartographers

October 2014
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For a Better World by Mathilde ter Heijne. Mediamatic, Vol. 10, No. 3, Amsterdam, 2001. CD-ROM (Mac/Windows).

February 2003
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Constructing an Avant-Garde: Art in Brazil, 1949–1979

February 2015
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Experimental Cinema in the Digital Age by Malcolm Le Grice. British Film Institute, London, U.K., 2001. 484 pp. Paper. ISBN 0-85170-873-0

April 2003
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Re-Collection: Art, New Media, and Social Memory

April 2015
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Film Art Phenomena

August 2005
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Camouflage Cultures: Beyond the Art of Disappearance

October 2016
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Interzone: Media Arts in Australia by Darren Tofts. Craftsman House, Sydney, Australia. New Art Series, Series Editor: Ashley Crawford. 145 pp., illus. Paper. ISBN: 0-9757303-8-X.

October 2006
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Exposing the Film Apparatus: The Film Archive as a Research Laboratory

April 2017
Artist's Article

Generative Systems and the Cinematic Spaces of Film and Installation Art

April 2007
Reviews

Screen Ecologies: Art, Media, and the Environment in the Asia-Pacific Region

April 2018
Leonardo Reviews

Media Ecologies: Materialist Energies in Art and Technoculture by Matthew Fuller. A Leonardo Book, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., 2005. 240 pp., illus. Trade. ISBN: 0-262-062-06247-X

April 2007
Reviews

Aerial Aftermaths: Wartime from Above

April 2019
Leonardo Reviews

Salvador Allende by Patricio Guzmán. First Run/Icarus Films, Brooklyn, NY, 2006. VHS/DVD, 100 min, color, b/w. Distributor's web site: 〈www.frif.com

February 2008
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Donna Haraway: Story Telling for Earthly Survival

October 2019
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Beyond

February 1999
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On Landscapes by Susan Herrington. Thinking in Action series (editors Simon Critchley and Richard Kearney). Routledge, Taylor Francis, New York and London, 2009. 150 pp., illus. Trade, paper. ISBN: 0-415-99124-2; ISBN: 0-415-99125-0

February 2010
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Eternity Has No Doors of Escape

October 2019
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Planet of Noise

February 1999
Transactions

How Artists Fit into Research Processes

April 2010
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Atlas of Poetic Botany

October 2019
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Time Travelling With Rosalind Brodsky

February 2001
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From Grain to Pixel: The Archival Life of Film in Transition by Giovanna Fossati. Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, NL, 2009. Framing Film series. 336 pp. Paper. ISBN: 978-90-8964-139-7; e-ISBN: 978-90-4851-069-6

October 2010
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Japan Fluxus

June 2020
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Observer/Observed and other works of Video Semiology

February 2002
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Camoupedia— A Compendium of Research on Art, Architecture and Camouflage by Roy R. Behrens. Bobolink Books, Dysart, IA, U.S.A., 2009. 464 pp., illus. Paper. ISBN: 0-9713244-6-8

June 2010
Leonardo Reviews

The Anarchist Cinema

June 2020
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April 2002
Transactions

Ten Trenches: A Science-Art Collaboration

February 2013
Leonardo Reviews

Locus Solus—Site, Identity, Technology and Contemporary Art

April 2002
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Enactive Cinema—Simulatorium Eisensteinense by Pia Tikka. University of Art and Design Helsinki, 2008. 338 pp., illus. With DVD. Web: www.taik.fi/bookshop. ISBN: 978-951-558-272-0; ISSN: 0782-1832

February 2011
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Annunciation

June 2002
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Casablanca: Movies and Memory by Marc Augé; Tom Conley, trans. University of Minnesota Press, Minnesota, U.S.A., 2009. 120 pp., illus. Trade, paper. ISBN: 978-0-8166-5640-0; ISBN: 978-0-8166-5641-7

October 2011