60 Picton Ave



Phone:   021 461 583, 03 3434333




1999 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Otago Polytechnic School of Art. First in Computer Art.



2000-2003 Program Facilitator, Project shown*. Managing screenings of work of over twenty video artists.

2000-2003 VJ. Making and mixing original imagery at parties and events.

2001 Assistant Video Editor, Green Room Productions Wanaka. Providing first cut-downs of snowboarding     footage.

2001 Camera Person for Boarder XS, Wanaka. Hand held camera operator at ski fields filming athletes.

2000 Vision mixer, NMIT Graduates¡¯ Fashion Show, Nelson. Producing and mixing imagery for each student.

2000 Assistant vision mixer, The Montana Wearable Art Awards, Nelson.

2000 Tutor, Kids¡¯ Holiday Arts Program, The Artery, Nelson. Teaching children basic linear techniques.


SELECTED SHOWINGS (public video screenings, and exhibitions)

2003 Selected video pieces, The High St Project.

2002 Recreation re-creation, Otago Polytechnic School of Art, Digital media screening, Dunedin

2002 Recreation re-creation, The Physics Room (prelude to sonic sampler) Christchurch

2002 G1, documentary video on The Gathering 2001, International Film Festival, National screening

2002 D.Light full mix, original VJ samples, Window after dark, DPAG (Dunedin Public Art Gallery)

2002 Solo screening of four videos from 1999 until present, Wunder Bar, Lyttleton

2001 ¡®the spare bedroom¡¯ the lift space, installation of paper and wire, The High St Project (Christchurch)

2001 ¡®some days¡¯ Video, Dunedin. (DPAG)

2000 ¡® on closer inspection' Gallery 203 (Solo) installation of paint, paper and photography. (Nelson)

2000 ¡®PRIVATE¡¯ Project shown*. Video (Nelson)

2000 ¡®some days¡¯ Short Fuse. Video (Auckland)

2000  ¡®Recreation re-creation¡¯, Video, Dunedin (DPAG)

2000 ¡®some days¡¯ Project shown* Video (Nelson)

1999 ¡®Recreation re-creation¡¯ ¡®site¡¯, graduates¡¯ show, installation Otago Polytechnic School of Art

1999 ¡®Collections 99¡¯ DPAG, backdrop projections

1999 ¡®Deformations¡¯ foyer gallery, Otago Polytechnic School of Art, computer prints

1997 'site' Otago Polytechnic School of Art. Drawing

1997 Cleaveland art awards. Dunedin. Etchings


I am a VJ performer and vision mixer, my performer name is D.Light. This enables me to regularly produce new imagery and provides an outlet for further experimentation in this new medium. I have participated in the Wearable Art Awards in Nelson, and performed for two years running at The Gathering in Golden Bay and this will be my third year performing at Destination at Castle Hill. I have provided the visuals at a number of Salmonella Dub events over the last three years, the most recent being the Kaikoura Roots Festival on the 19th January.

     My first documentary, on The Gathering 2001, ¡®G1¡¯ was included in the International Film Festival 2002.



Helm Ruifrok Artist 021 2952129

Rachel Rakena, Otago Polytechnic 03 4793671, 03 4793671,

Tim Budgen, Christchurch Polytechnic 03 3649043 ext 8417