Who is Stephen Jones?
Stephen Jones (born
1951, lives in Sydney, Australia) is an Australian video artist of long
standing. He was originally a member of Bush Video (1974-5) and then
worked at the Paddington Video Access Centre for several years (1976-78).
In 1974 he worked with Nam June Paike before providing technical support
for many major exhibitions including the Sydney Biennales and Perspectas
from 1976 to 1985. He curated VideoTapes from Australia (with Bernice
Murphy) which toured the United States and Canada as well as being shown
at the AGNSW (1979-80). He established the independent video production
facility Heuristic Video in 1982, working with numerous video artists
and independent videomakers. From 1983 to 1992 he was the videomaker
for the electronic music band Severed Heads. Between 1989 and 1996 he
worked as an engineer for several major video post-production and computer
graphic production facilities. In 1996 he re-started his career as an
artist and in 1998 received a New Media Arts Fellowship.