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Andrew Meares

Deputy Director | ANU

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Andrew Meares

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Associate Professor Andrew Meares is Deputy Director ANU School of Cybernetics and lead of the Cybernetic Futures group.
Andrew brings thirty years of industry experience as a Walkley award-winning photojournalist at The Sydney Morning Herald, a media industry leader, and as a political communications specialist. He has covered politics, protests and portraits, bushfires, coups and war zones.
Andrew’s research activities comprise the creation, circulation, and curation of images.
Andrew is leading work in visual cybernetics, which applies cybernetic approaches to help understand how systems are built, sustained and maintained through the communication and control of expectations, both imagined and observed.
In 2022 Andrew was the lead curator of the exhibition Australian Cybernetic: A point through time (2022); is currently researching a re-evaluation of The Overland Telegraph Line as a cybernetic system; and leads the ANU School of Cybernetics Cybernetic Imagination Residency program that is dedicated to creating credible, hopeful and unexpected stories and learning experiences that disrupt the present and instigate positive change to build safe, responsible, and sustainable futures.

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