Mireille & Fabian Astore
494 Houses + 1 Fence (2006)
She is an artist, writer and curator. Her videos have been exhibited and screened widely including: the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; 2004 Sydney Film Festival, 2005 CinemaEast - New York; 2006 Copenhagen Contemporary Art Centre; Freud Museum-London; Leeds City Art Gallery; Millais Gallery - Southampton, Casoria Contemporary Art Museum-Naples; Sakakini Cultural Centre-Ramallah; Espace SD, Beirut, and 2007 Adelaide Film Festival. She has had numerous solo and group exhibitions including the Conny Dietzschold Multiple Box Gallery - Sydney and in 2003 where she won the National Photographic Purchase Award. She is curator of the 'Pressure Points: Arabic Perspectives on Tradition and the City' events and in 2007 she completed a PhD at the University of Western Sydney in Contemporary Arts.
He is a digital media artist and filmmaker. His work has been exhibited in numerous national and international festivals including; 2004 Sydney Film Festival; Berlin International Video Festival; Cadiz International Video Festival - Spain; Exground Filmfest - Wiesbaden; Germany, Fluxusonline 2006 and the 2007 Adelaide Film Festival - Australia. He has also completed key digital animations for nine large scale theatre productions including; 'Jake and Pete' which played at the Sydney Theatre Company and the Winnipeg Festival; 'Mad Bad and Spooky' the 2001 Sydney Festival; 'Stella and the Moon Man' at the Sydney Theatre and which was the winner of the 2006 Helpman Award for Best Children's Presentation. He is currently producing an animation for a 2007 Australia-Japan collaboration with the Kageboushi Theatre Company, Japan.