Making the invisible visible
Dirk de Bruyn
Research and Experience
Dirk de Bruyn is Associate professor of Screen and Design at Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia where he teaches Animation and Documentary Animation modules. He has made numerous animations, performance and installation work over the last 40 years. He was a founding member and past president of MIMA (Experimenta). His book The Performance of Trauma in Moving Image Art was published in 2014. Hi recent animations such as Re-Vue (2017), Chanting (2018), Recover (2017), Living in the Past (2018) have been screened internationally. Retrospective programs of his animations have been presented at Melbourne International Animation Festival (2016), Alternativa, Serbia and Punto Y Raya, Karlsruhe Germany (2016).
His academic writing can be further sourced at:
His filmography is partially documented at:
Some of creative works can be seen at:
Experimental animation, Traumatic memory, full-dome projection, film performance, History of Australian Experimental film, documentary