Yandell Walton - Video Designer

Yandell Walton is a Melbourne-based artist whose work encompasses projection, installation, and interactive digital media. Through work that melds architectural space with the projected image, Yandell has become recognised for her public projection works that merge the actual and the virtual to investigate notions of impermanence in relation to environmental, social and political issues. Yandell has been the recipient of grants from the City of Melbourne and the City of Yarra to produce an extensive body of public artworks; and her work has been commissioned for public projects in Frankston (2006), Albury City (2010), Townsville (2014), Melbourne (2014 & 2015), Wagga Wagga (2016).

Yandell’s  work  has  been  widely  exhibited  nationally  and  internationally  in  galleries  and  non-traditional  public spaces including Light City Festival Baltimore (2016), Digital Graffiti Florida (2015), Experimenta Speak to Me (Melbourne & Brisbane 2012-14), PUBLIC Festival Perth (2014), Melbourne Festival (2012), VIVID Festival Sydney (2013), ISEA (International Symposium of Electronic Art 2013) and White Night Festival Melbourne (2013/15), amongst others.

Awards include the National Gallery Of Victoria Women’s Association Award (2014), Best of Show Award Digital Graffiti (2015), The Windsor Prize (2014), Special Recognition Digital Graffiti (2016), Best Video Work, Centre for Contemporary Photography Salon (2014) and the recipient of an Australian Postgraduate Award.

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