‘When people ask what medium I work in, I say data. I see technology as just another tool for the artist, like a chisel or paintbrush. I embrace these tools and combine them with traditional techniques. This is what I see as a collaborative future between humans and technology.’
Louis Pratt is a multidisciplinary contemporary artist working in sculpture, painting and video. He is best known for his use of new technology in art.
Louis Pratt has already achieved significant recognition as a leading Australian contemporary artist pioneering the application of new technologies to the production of sculpture. He built the first open source 3D printer in Australia in 2009, which he donated to the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences.
A two-time finalist in the Wynne Prize; other notable accolades include winning the Mt Buller Sculpture Prize, and Tom Bass Figurative Sculpture Prize.
Louis is represented by Nanda/Hobbs Gallery (Sydney)
Louis has his own website for further information