National Organisation of Media Arts Database

Paula Dawson

Current position
Senior Lecturer at The University of New South Wales since 2000 (Full-time)
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Short bio:
Paula Dawson is internationally recognised for making the world’s largest laser transmission holograms of human environments. Paula has undertaken numerous international residencies including extended periods of research at the Center for Advanced Visual Studies, MIT, USA and the Laboratoire de Physique et Optique, Besancon, France. Paula’s major holographic works are held in national and international collections. Her research focuses on the agencies of pictorial representation for holograms in respect to the human figure, that is, darkness, luminosity and surface.