Oh Industry, 2009
Daniel Mudie Cunningham, Oh Industry, 2009
Filmed at Newington Armory, Oh Industry, mashes popular culture depictions of factory, military and naval labour with the amusements and distractions of early 20th century modern life. Bette Midler’s performance of the song ‘Oh Industry’ from the film Beaches (1988) and the popular film serial The Perils of Pauline (1914) intersect with conveyor belt choreography to suggest how the machine age and its class structures were shaped during the rise of modernity and industrialisation.

Oh Industry, 2009
HD single channel video with sound, 16:9, 4:11 min
Dancers: Elizabeth Ryan, Emma Saunders, Mirabelle Wouters
Choreography: Emma Saunders
Camera: Don Cameron
Editor: Vera Hong
Stills: Pete Volich
Edition of 5 + 2 AP
Solo exhibitions:
Oh Industry, MOP Projects, 2009 
Group exhibitions:
The Armory Exhibition 2009, Newington Armory, 2009
Fishers Ghost, Campbelltown Arts Centre, 2009
d/Art on Screen, Tweed Regional Gallery, 2011
DJ Culture, QAGOMA Cinematheque, 2012
Scanlines, dLux Media Arts touring exhibition, 2015-17. Venues include Artspace Mackay, Tamworth Regional Gallery, Western Plains Cultural Centre, Grace Cossington Smith Gallery, Riddoch Art Gallery, Logan Art Gallery, Burnie Regional Gallery, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Deakin University Art Gallery, Orange Regional Art Gallery, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery.
Mining Pyrite, Newington Armory, 2017
Chromophilia, Wollongong Art Gallery, 2018
Campbelltown Arts Centre
Wollongong Art Gallery
South East Centre for Contemporary Art
National Film and Sound Archive