Ex Ponto is the creative studio of multidisciplinary artist, Ivan Masic. With a focus on the insoluble intimacy between music, light and the moving image, Ex Ponto has delivered a wide range of projects in the form of music videos, short-form documentaries, audio-visual installations and, live performances.

Ivan recently toured Europe with Yolngu trio, Malawurr, as DoP on the forthcoming feature-documentary, Morning Star, and was commissioned by Melbourne Museum to design and deliver projection-mapped, cymatic projections for the Revolutions: Records & Rebels opening event. Other credits include end-to-end video productions for RMIT University, City of Melbourne, Testing Grounds, Next Wave Festival, Centre For Multicultural Youth, and Kuda New Media Centre in Novi Sad, Serbia.

As a musician, composer, and producer, Ivan has self-released dozens of albums with improvisation collective, Council of Elders, and experimental no-wave band, Wunderlust. The debut Ex Ponto LP, Neka Neka via General Purpose records (2019) is a homage to Bosnian poet, Ivo Andrić, ex-Yugoslavian experimentalists of the 80s, and the thriving, late-night intellectualism of Belgrade’s Club 20/44. In recent years, Ivan has recorded new music for Testing Grounds’ Knowledge Economy series and a follow-up to Neka Neka, which is scheduled for release on Offen Music in May, 2022.

As co-director of Little Projector Company, Ivan creates, facilitates, and documents the development and exhibition of site-responsive installations, performances, and tours that combine the language of cinema with projection, music and storytelling.

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Video Production

Video production on music videos, short-form documentaries, and promotional content

Music & Sound

Sound design, music composition, and production for moving image projects. Also available for low-key DJ sets


Projection design, mapping and live visuals for events, venues, and public spaces


Site-responsive installation art and workshops in cymatics and experimental projection

  1. "Drapes of Helusion”

    Stop-motion animation inspired by the literary works of Edgar Allan Poe.

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  2. “Binaural Associations”

    Single-channel projection and binaural soundscape exploring Carl Jung's idea of the primeval forest within the active imagination.

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  3. “Exit Everything"

    Short film, exploring surveillance technology and its effect on our interaction with the built environment, and the living world.

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  4. "Live on A Dead Lake”

    Documentation of a live performance by Council of Elders at Lake Eildon during one of the longest droughts in Victoria's history.

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  5. "Processed Cymatics”

    Since 2006, Ex Ponto has been exploring the world of Cymatics through large-format projection, interactive public art exhibitions, live visuals, and experimental workshops.

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  6. "Trout Fishing In America”

    Music video for Trout Fishing In America by Easy Dada. Shot on Super 8 film at the Royal Botanical Gardens and Moomba Festival in Melbourne.

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  7. “Birth Not A Burial”

    A collaboration with Council of Elders to conceive and deliver an interactive sculpture, projection and closing night performance for the 2014 Nocturnal Winter Arts Festival.

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  8. “Festival In Oppositionl”

    Documentation video for Festival in Opposition - a platform for establishing a relationship of art, education and politics of improvisation, as well as temporary zones of groupness and joint creation, through participatory musical and poetic production.

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  9. “Barra-Westwind | Malirri"

    Music video for Barra-Westwind's Malirri (Falling Leaves in Yolŋu matha). Malirri dance performed by Galpu clan and shot on location in Darwin, Yirrkala and Nhulunbuy, NT.

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  10. “The Subject | The Sublime"

    Documentation video for The Subject/The Sublime - a multi-artform performance by Arie Rain Glorie & The Projects for the 2018 Winter Wild Festival.

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  11. “Revolutions: Records+Rebels"

    Psychedelic, liquid light show projections delivered through a modern lens for the opening of Melbourne Museum's Revolutions: Records+Rebels exhibition.

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  12. “Stuck In Oberon"

    Music video for Ex Ponto's 'Stuck In Oberon' - a playful interrogation of dogma, old-world philosophy, and contemporary screen culture.

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