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Joyce Hinterding

b. 1958

Joyce Hinterding is a contemporary artist based in The Blue Mountains, New South Wales. As part of the collaborative art duo Haines & Hinterding with David Haines, Hinterding has exhibited extensively in Australia and overseas. Hinterding's solo work has combined drawing, sound and sculpture to reveal hidden layers of ambient sound.

Her exhibition Aura (2009) presented a series of drawings in gold and graphite that also acted as aerials which, when plugged into a sound system "... made audible the critical mass of signals and energy emitted from the local environment" ( Using this technology Hinterding has undertaken Fields & Loops, an ongoing series of drawing/installation/sound works/performances, that included participation at VOLTA, New York, in Armory Art Week 2011. 

Andrew Frost
Birth place
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Period of activity 
from 1978
Other works 


Now Now Festival, solo performance, Wentworth Falls School of Arts, Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia, 2008.

Sound and Electricity, solo performance, The Performance Space, Sydney, Australia, 2006.

Don’t Look Now, solo performance, Mori Gallery, Sydney; Audiotheque, solo performance; The Night Air, ABC Radio National; solo performance, Lanfrachi’s Memorial Discothèque; Sydney Typhoon, solo performance, Artspace, Sydney, 2005.

Tonic, solo performance, New York, USA; SCARPA, solo performance, Oshca, Auckland, New Zealand; solo performance, None Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand; What is Music? Festival, Brisbane Power House, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 2004.

Impermanent Audio, solo performance, Frequency Lab, Sydney; Unsound Festival, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, 2003.

Impermanent Audio, solo performance, Frequency Lab, Sydney; solo performance, What is Music? Festival, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, 2002. 

Other solo exhibitions 

7th Aotearoa Digital Arts Symposium, Ozinol, Sergeant Gallery Wanganui, New Zealand; Freehand, Loops and fields: Series 4, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, Australia; Light from Light, SunvalleyRadio, Multimedia Art Asia Pacific (MAAP), Queensland State Library, Brisbane, Australia and Shanghai Library, Shanghai, China; OCTOPUS 10: How We Know That the Dead Return, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne; Love of Diagrams, Aura: Series 2, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA), Western Australia; WA TRUST, Loops and fields: Series 3, U Centre Dortmund, ISEA 2010 Rhur, Germany; Aura in Opening Lines, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne; Aura (C) in No Right Turn, Penrith Regional Gallery, New South Wales, Australia; Beta Decay in Group Show 2010, Breenspace, Sydney; Covers, Cloudbusting, ICAN Institute of Contemporary Art, Newtown, Sydney, 2010.

EarthStar, Award of Distinction, Hybrid Art category, Prix Ars Electronica, exhibited in Cyber Arts 09, OK Center for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria; Plasma Wave Lab: Transmission in Bellingham Electronic Arts Festival (BEAF), Washington University, Bellingham, Washington, USA; Electromagnetic Composition for Building, Plants and Stars (Adelaide Array), Royal Institute of Australia, Adelaide; The Dwelling, House 2: The Great Artesian Basin Pennsylvania, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA), Melbourne; Aura, Breenspace, Sydney; ENERGY. Scientific and Artistic, Utopian and Critical Visions of future terrestrial energy, Black Canyon Earth Field, ART+COMMUNICATION 2009 XI International festival for new media culture Riga, Latvia, 2009. 

Telepathy, Performance Space, Sydney; EarthStar, The Premier of Queensland’s National New Media Art Award, Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), Brisbane, Queensland; Current 08: Sculpture Projects in the River City, The Immaterial’s Language – Molecules – Vibration (limited edition artist’s publication) collaborative work by Joyce Hinterding and David Haines, including Texts by Ann Finegan and Amanda Williams Parramatta City Council, Parramatta; HEADLAND, 512K to Blacktown, ICAN Institute for Contemporary Art Newtown, Sydney; Spectral in 21:100:100 One hundred Sound Works by One hundred Artists from the 21st century, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne; Electromagnetique Composition for Building Plants and Stars, Breenspace, Sydney; Turn and Widen, TWWR, The 5th Seoul International Media Art Biennale, Seoul, South Korea; Modern Ruin, Black Canyon, Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), Brisbane, Queensland; CORE (Cosmic Orgone Research Engineering), IASKA, International Art Space Kellerberrin Australia, Fremantle, Western Australia; WA Waves — The Art of the Electromagnetic Society, PHOENIX Halle Dortmund, Germany; Superlight, The 2nd Biennale 01SJ Art on the Edge, San Jose Museum Art, California, USA; Black Canyon and Earth Field, San Jose Museum Art, California, USA; Aeriology, AV Festival, Reg Vardy Gallery, Sunderland, England, 2008.

The Visitors: Aliens and UFOs in Contemporary Art, Penrith Regional Gallery & Lewers Bequest, Penrith, New South Wales; (in)visible sounds, Montevideo, The Dutch Institute for Time-based Art, The Netherlands; V2 Zone, Act Interact, The Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taiwan, 2007.

Re:search – Art collaboration between Australia and Japan, Sendai Mediatheque, Sendai, Japan; Waves, 8th International Festival for New Media Culture, Art & Communication, Riga, Latvia; Under the Radar, FACT, Liverpool, England; Two works for Wilhelm Reich, OE Antennae, PICA, Perth, Western Australia; What Survives, Performance Space, Sydney, 2006.

The Butterfly Effect, Museum of Sydney; Hollow earth theory revived: Field study 1& 2, 24hr Art, Darwin, Australia; Vanishing Point, Experimenta, Melbourne; Purple Rain, Artspace, Sydney; 070905, Pelt, Sydney, 2005.

Image Smugglers in a Free Territory, 6th Bienal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Pegging Out, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Sydney; Let's talk about six, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand, 2004.

Remembrance + The Moving Image: Persistence of Vision, Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Melbourne; The Liquid Sea, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; Ten Days on the Island Festival, CAST, Hobart; I. Audio – Radiation _1, Performance Space, Sydney; Shangrila, Artspace, Sydney, 2003.

Deep Space: Immersion & Sensation, ACMI, Melbourne; Multimedia Art Asia Pacific (MAAP), The Art Museum of China; Millennium Monument, Bejing, China; st@rt up: new interactive media, Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa, Tongarewa; The World (May Be) Fantastic, 13th Biennale of Sydney, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; ConVerge: where art + science meet, 2002 Adelaide Biennial, Adelaide, South Australia; ARCO, Madrid, Spain, 2002.

7th Istanbul Biennial, Yerebetan Cistern, Istanbul, Turkey; Space Odysseys: Immersion & Sensation, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney, 2001.

Pivot V: About Photography, Carnegie Gallery, Hobart, Australia; The Levitation Grounds, Artspace, Sydney, 2000.

Manifesto in Time Capsule, Experimenta 99, Span Galleries, Melbourne, 1999.

Ideal Australia Publication, Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide; Aeriology, V2_Institute for the Unstable Media, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1998.

Voltage, The Physics Room, Christchurch, New Zealand I-TONE aeriology, Artspace, Sydney, 1997.

Ich Phoneix, Ein Kunstereignis Gasometer, Oberhausen, Germany, 1996.

Aeriology, Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand; Sound In Space: Adventures in Australian Sound Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 1995.

Earwitness: Excursions In Sound, Experimenta 94, ACCA, Melbourne, 1994.

Australian SoundArt MERIDIAN, Xebec Hall, Kobe, Japan; Joyce Hinterding: Recent Works, Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide, 1993.

9th Biennale of Sydney, Bond Store, Sydney, 1992.