Matt Bonner is a practising multimedia projection artist based in Geelong Australia. He combines his passion and skills in film-making, photography, animation and music to create a visual delight of projection art in public spaces. Creatively he works under the name ‘amoebart’.
He creates work in a range of forms including animation, short films and large scale projections. He has created work in collaboration with community members and musicians and most recently commissioned to create the Anzac Centenary projections on Geelong’s City Hall in 2015 – 2016.
Matt has been a program highlight for the past three years at the Geelong After Dark 2014 -2016 arts event as a lead projection artist showcasing his work on Geelong’s City Hall and other locations throughout the city.
Matt recently was commissioned by the City of Greater Geelong Council to create a Projection for National Reconciliation Week, which celebrates and builds on the respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians.
He worked in collaboration with the local community and its indigenous artists. The Projection was nominated for the Sustainable Cities Awards 2016 and received a “Highly Commended Award” for the Cultural Heritage Category.