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Nov 2022

Development of "ETC: Experiments in Theatre and Cinema", supported by he National Theatre of Parramatta and NIDA X.

Sept 2022

Facilitator for the Future Innovators Summit (Ars Electronica): Newcastle.

Dec 2021

Showcase of "ETC: Experiments in Theatre and Cinema" at the Riverside Theatre, supported by he National Theatre of Parramatta and NIDA.

July 2021

Delegate in Ars Electronica's International Creative Producers Program (online)

June 2021

City of Sydney Grant for the development of Perfomance Box (an innovative online performance platform). To be launched late 2021.


Masters of Fine Arts (Directing) at NIDA, the National Institute of Dramatic Art, Australia.

June 23

Showcase of the new Creature Choir multimedia rock opera at Bilpin Hall, Australia.

Oct 25 2018

Showcase of The Lumiphonic Creature Choir at TEDxBlighStreet. (Sydney, Australia)

Oct 17-19 2018

Presentation of the Creature Choir at SymbioticA's conference on Frankenstein, celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's book. (Perth, Australia)

Oct 3-14 2018

The Musuem of Faces, a two-week interactive installation at 107 Projects in Redfern, Australia.

Sept 6 - 9 2018

Mark Bolotin selected as a delegate for the Future Innovators Summit at Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria.

June 15 2018

Presentation of The Lumiphonic Creature Choir at TEDxSydney.

June 2 2018

Vivid Event: Live Visuals for "Flow" hosted by Art as Catharsis, 107 Projects, Redfern.

Nov 16 2017

Industry demo of the Creature Choir, National Theatre of Parramatta, Sydney.

March 2017

Collaboration with Harlem Gospel Choir, SMBC, for new project.

Nov 15-26

Projected visuals for Jennifer Muller The Works, Tianjin, Harbin and Beijing, China.

July 29-31

The Museum of Faces - a pop-up show featuring the Creature Choir. Immersive Gallery, 132 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn.

Feb 2016

Andy Warhol multimedia project for Jennifer Muller The Works, Holland.

Sept 26 - 27

Lumiphonic Creature Choir exhibited at the Great Hall of Science, World Maker Faire, New York.

Sept 1 - 7

The Lumiphonic Creature Choir showcased at Burning Man 2015 (Nevada, USA) as an Honorarium project.

Oct 8th 2014

Audio-visual performance for Hyphen Hub's One Year Anniversary Event: The Red Door, 140 w24th St, New York City.

May 24 2014

Live Visuals for the Outernational, Chelsea, New York.

May 14 2014

Live Interactive Visuals for Cary Nokey (Lady Gaga producer) in New York.

March 13th 2014

The Lumiphonic Creature Choir installation showcase at SXSW in Texas.

Oct 26 2013

The Lumiphonic Creature Choir supports Moby and RJD2 at Surreal, Unicorn Meat Event, Brooklyn, NY City.

Sept 25 2013

Launch of Hyphen Hub and First Salon featuring 'The Cult' , a new audio-visual collaboration between Fredo Viola and Mark Bolotin using The Lumiphonic Creature Choir. The Red Door, Chelsea, New York. Buy tix here.

July 22 2013

Virtual launch of Hyphen Hub, a New York based organization connecting art, technology and commerce together.

April 5-13 2013

The Lumiphonic Creature Choir (installation);
Sound [In]Formation exhibtion, Museum of Modern Art, Zagreb, Croatia

Feb 17 - Mar 6 2013

Multimedia Theatre Workshops in Shanghai, China.
Click here for more information

Oct 27 2012

The Lumiphonic Creature Choir interactive installation at "Illuminate", East Wiliamsburg, Brooklyn, New York.

Oct 23

Talk/Demonstration of The Lumiphonic Creature Choir at 3 Legged Dog Art and Tech Center, 80 Greenwich Street, New York

6.30PM - 8.30PM.

Sept 29-30

The Lumiphonic Creature Choir in the Great Hall, New York Hall of Science for Maker Faire 2012. Click here for images/video.

Sept 21

The Lumiphonic Creature Choir: Union Park pavilion, New York City


Sept 15

The Lumiphonic Creature Choir: Bronx premiere.

Casita Maria Arts and Education Center, 928 Simpson St, the Bronx.

3:00PM - 4:00PM. FREE.


Sept 1

Showcase of The Lumiphonic Creature Choir at Winkel&Balktick art event, Bedstuy, New York.

July 29

The Lumiphonic Creature Choir: Union Park pavilion, showcase New York City

July 22

Creatures in Brooklyn for Residency Unlimited fundraiser.

July 12

Flux Thursday presentation of the Creatures: Flux Factory, New York City.


Preparatory artist residency in New York City developing The Lumiphonic Creature Choir. (Awarded through Residency Unlimited, partnering with Casita Maria Arts and Education Center, The Bronx).

Feb 2012

Live visual tour for the Broken Stone Records Showcase: Canberra, Kyneton, Melbourne, Sydney.

Jan 2012

Creation and running of film and multimedia workshops for orphans and children living with HIV in Kenya, Uganda and Mali.

Dec 2012

Giant 80m interactive installation at the Royal Exhibition Hall (Sydney).

June 11

Synarcade create live visuals at the Museum of Contemporary Arts (MCA) for the Broken Stone Records showcase night, Vivid Festival.


Creation of "Build Your Own Being"- interactive film experience for the internet. Based on Emergence, Synarcade's critically acclaimed Sydney Opera House work of 2007 . Created in conjunction with The Project Factory and the Australia Council for the Arts. Stay tuned for the launch in late 2011!

Jan 2011

Synarcade Audio-Visuals create live visuals for the 2011 Sydney Festival.

Nov 20

The Lumiphonic Creature Choir perform at "Reflections at Dusk" - unique multimedia night at Bundanon (Arthur Boyd's residency), also with Craig Walsh.

Oct 31

Dome Lab residency (Perth). ANAT-awarded place to reseach the creation of 360deg film production for domes.

Sept 9

The Lumiphonic Creature Choir perform at the Cockatoo Island AIR residency launch.

Aug 25

Videos  and info about The Lumiphonic Creature Choir now online!

July 17

Synarcade Audio-Visuals  will be conducting the first senak preview of its major new work-in-progress:
The Lumiphonic Creature Choir, a multimedia band that plays a giant twelve-headed instrument.

To be held at the Underbelly Arts Festival 2010.

Mar 16

Synarcade Audio-Visuals awarded Inter-Arts grant from the Australia Council for innovative new mobile/web/television concept.

Feb 2010

Creative Residency at Bundanon, Arthur Boyd's property, Shoalhaven, NSW.

Jan 2010

Live visuals at Sydney Festival 2010 for Amanda Blank, Grandmaster Flash and Grizzly Bear.

Jan 09 2010

Interactive Visuals for Sydney Festival First Night 2010 including giant Kaleidoscope projection.

Oct 09

Second Stage of Holographic Creature Project: residency in Bilpin for music writing.

Aug 09

Trip to Taiwan including investigation into residency at Taipei Artist Village.

June 2009

Programming for new "Holographic Creature Choir" completed at Artspace residency, Sydney.

April 2009

Synarcade Audio-Visuals incorporates as a Pty Ltd company.

April 2009

Synarcade creates interactive visuals for Panasonic 2009 Launch on Cockatoo Island. Interactive projections created on three huge surfaces, each 30m long with multiple live camera inputs.

Jan 30 2009

Live Visuals for Buraka Som Sistema (Portugal), Festival Bar, Sydney Festival 2009.

Jan 28 2009

Live Visuals for Four Tet (UK) and Qua, Festival Bar, Sydney Festival 2009.

Jan 24 2009

Live Visuals for Hyper-Dub, Festival Bar, Sydney Festival 2009 .

Jan 16 2009

Live visuals for Throwing Muses (US) as part of the Festival Bar, Sydney Festival 2009.

Jan 10 2009

Synarcade Audio-Visuals creates live visuals for the launch of the Sydney Festival 2009 at Martin Place. Live visuals of leading dance companies from across Australia projected throughout Martin Place including on 16m screen, side of skyscraper and LCD displays. 

Event directed by Nigel Jamieson.

Nov 26 08

Synarcade begins residency at Artspace for 'The Holographic Creature Choir'.

Oct 2008

Marguerite Pepper from MP Productions confirmed as Synarcade's management.

Oct 2008

Synarcade awarded 2008 Australia Council grant (Media Arts- Music Board) for development of major new audio-visual holographic work. To be premiered in 2009.

Sept 08

Mark Bolotin, Synarcade's director, awarded scholarship place for Metro Screen's Digital VisualFX course.

Sept 27th 08

Synarcade creates visuals for Token's Elephant re-installation at the Sydney Childre's Festival, Carriageworks.

Sept 08

Synarcade completes abstract films for Cookshop Plus (Bowral).

Aug 2008

Synarcade wins 'Peer Assessed Prize' (Sydney) for Mobile Enterprise Growth Alliance.

July 2008

Synarcade Audio-Visuals awarded a 2009 Residency at Artspace, Sydney (Nov08-Jun09).

July 2008

Synarcade creates interactive visual installations for Token's "Elephant" for the 2008 Underbelly Festival, Carriageworks.

June 2008

Mark Bolotin, artistic director of Synarcade, selected for Peer Assessment Board, Inter-Arts, Australia Council.

May-Aug 2008

Synarcade selected for MEGA (Mobile Enterprise Growth Alliance), Sydney, to develop creative mobile content.

April 28

Synarcade turns 5 years old. And growing rapidly....!

April 26

Synarcade creates lives visuals for Sharday (Sydney).


Synarcade in Japan for research and development of new project.

Jan 2008

Synarcade creates live visuals for the Sydney Festival 2008. Acts include Krafty Kuts (UK), Caribou (Canada), Kora (NZ) and DJ Dexter from the Avalanches. RTFM from Canberra assist.

Aug-Sept 2007

"Emergence: Build Your Own Being" premieres at the Sydney Opera House, Melbourne Arts House and Canberra Street Theatre to great critical and public acclaim.

21 April

Mark Bolotin, director of Synarcade, speaks on writers' panel at Vibewire's 2007 e-festival of ideas.

15 April

Abstract films for Qingdao Wine Centre, Qingdao, China. Synarcade expands to the middle kingdom!

22nd March 2007

Clayton Thomas (Now Now)and Synarcade (Mark Bolotin) collaborate for the first time to
create a unique, improvised, one night only, ocean experience.

Using the moving-images of Sydney filmaker Zane Kamat, Mark will
mix underwater footage of creatures and behaviour filmed over 4 years
across the waters of Indonesia, Thailand and Galapagos; while Clayton Thomas and Jim Denley
create an improvised sonic environment with prepared double bass and woodwinds.

The Kirk Gallery
422 Cleveland St
Thursday 22 March, 8pm, $8

8 March

Live and composited films for Ally X.

22nd Feb

Live Visual Performance for Adrian Klumpes' (Triosk) album launch: "Be Still", Stone Gallery, Paddington.

"Pulsing through his deft juxtapositions of fragmentary and discordant sonorities are bright melodies and warm harmonies, notable in the driving 10-minute ebb and flow of Unrest. Be Still is too challenging to be chill-out, but its very angular expressiveness is nevertheless rewarding - like avant garde jazz or postminimalism".
Jocelyn Clarke, The Irish Times

26th Jan 2007

Sydney Festival 2007: Australia Day. Live Visuals for Afra & Incredible Beatbox Band (Japan), BLOX feat. Quan (Regurgitator) & Spod, Curse ov Dialect, Telemetry Orchestra, Bleepin' J. Squawkins, DJs Lorna, Mark Pritchard, Annabelle Gaspar. FBI night, Beck's Festival Bar.


18th Jan

Sydney Festival 2007: Live visuals for Shapeshifter, Rastawookie at the Beck's Festival Bar.

"Shapeshifter have a serious reputation as the best live exponents of drum & bass this side of the equator".


29 Dec '06-1 Jan '07

Selection of Synarcade and co-conspirators' films played at Peats Ridge Festival.

9th Dec 2006

Visuals for "The Ruby Slippers" band launch, Surry Hills.

21st October

Live Visuals at The Studio, Sydney Opera House: Gauche's launch of their new album "Siesta Cinema" - aerialists, orchestra, circus performers and more!

14th Sept 2006

Live Visuals for Gauche, Manning Bar.

9th Sept 2006

Synarcade perform live visuals on the big screen! Broadway Slam, Broadway Cinema, Sydney.

6th August 2006

Filming of Moroccan marriage ceremony, Montreal, Canada.

29th July 2006

Live Visuals for The Devoted Few at Rebel Rebel, Home Nightclub.

9 July 2006

Synarcade's director (Mark Bolotin), Richard Cartwright and Philip Wood win Best Director and Best Art Direction at the 2006 Newcastle Shoot-Out competition for their film "Trials of Flight".

2-7 July 2006

A production team from Synarcade are awarded a place at the AFTRS LAMP July06 Residence on Milsons Island to develop the technological components of "Emergence." Prototype pitched to key figures from the television, IT and media sectors. More info:

25th May 06

Visuals for 2006 Sydney Writers Festival - Spoken Word State of Origin

13th May 06

Visuals for Rebel Rebel, Home.

28th April 06

Synarcade turns three! Our baby teeth have fallen out and we're ready to bite!

25th April 06

Live Visuals for The Devoted Few at the Essential Festival.

4th April 06

Synarcade guest programs "Out of the Box" hour on FBi radio 94.5FM. Talk ranges from mutant laundry machines to synaesthetic delusion. Stay tuned for the audio!

15 March 06

Premier of new work" Holoface" involving multiple projecions, scissors, paper and manipulated sketches! Knot Gallery, Sydney.

30 March 06

Production of Health Films for HIP, Sydney.

March 06

Synarcade receives funding from the Australia Council for the Arts for development of "Emergence" into a full multimedia work.

24th Feb 06

Live Visuals for "Sounds Against Racism", Gaelic Club with The Valentinos, The Devoted Few, The New Days....

26th Jan 06

Live Visuals for Jamie Lidell (Warp Records). Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney Festival 2006.

21st Jan 06

Synarcade participates in the 2006 Cure For Cancer "Castles in the Sand" Fundraiser. Click here to see our team's  award-winning efforts!

4th Dec 05

Synarcade runs "The Art of Vjing" Workshop for 2006 ResFest- International Digital Festival at Dendy Newtown.

22nd Oct 05

Live Visuals for Blatherskite

11th Oct 05-
12th Oct 05

Premiere of Emergence - a new interactive audio-visual prototype at The Studio, Sydney Opera House.

27th Aug 05

Live Visuals for The Mares EP Launch, Hopetoun

8th Jul 05

Live visuals for Gauche gig at The Basement.

30th Jun 05

Production of TV show for Plan Int. Australia focussing on youth participation issues and child rights. (Melbourne)

20th Jun 05

Production of educational films for The Faculty
of Pharmacy, University of Sydney.

04th Jun 05

Live Visuals for "The Captain's Package"
album launch at The Mandarin Club, Sydney.

28th Apr 05

Synarcade turns two years old! Its cyber-
nappies have been changed to a fresh new pair!

24th Apr 05

Launch of new music clip “Take My Hand”
and live visuals for Gauche at The Basement.

1st Apr 05

Live Visuals for "The Vagina Monologues" at The Seymour Centre, Sydney.

29th Mar 05

Multimedia Installation "Reflection" for the Cockatoo Island Festival

28th Feb 05

"Creator's Creation"- a short claymation film - is announced winner of 2005 Squatfest.





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