Beth Dawson aka Ducklingmonster is an audio-visual artist from Onehunga, Auckland | Tāmaki Makaurau, New Zealand | Aotearoa. She investigates out-of-bounds areas through a range of practices with a focus on community empowerment. Publicly her work has predominantly been in experimental sound performance, most notably in the group The Futurians, and solo as Ducklingmonster. Blatantly and happily ignoring the restrictions of media she works in sound, ink, video, broken electronics, and whatever else takes her fancy. She is a founding member of Tāmaki Makaurau based art collective Uniform. In 2022 she completed a Masters Of Visual Art at AUT receiving the Head of School award for her practice-based research into elevating and valuing that which is temporary, collective, amateur, and improvised.
image credit: Hayley Theyers