Caitlin Franzmann 'Magical Thinking'. Photo by Brooke Babington.
Artist Caitlin Franzmann completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Queensland College of Art in 2012, after first training as an urban planner—which explains her interest in the affective potential of architecture, art and technology. In reaction to the fast-paced nature and overstimulation of contemporary urban life, Caitlin uses light, sound and constructed spaces within spaces to encourage slowness, curiosity and social interaction. Her work is often participatory and intimate, inviting the viewer to touch the work, enter into interactive sonic spaces, or engage in open dialogue and the exchange of energy. In 2014, Caitlin received the Churchie National Emerging Arts Prize, and undertook a three-month-long residency at Torna Gallery, Istanbul—supported by the Asialink Arts Residency Program and Arts Queensland. Caitlin will bring Tree-telling to MPavillion in January, courtesy of Liquid Architecture.