CURRICULUM VITAE
LU FORSBERG

luforsberg@gmail.com

Education
2019- 2021 
        Research Masters in Fine arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney. NSW 
2016    Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Art) Honours, Queensland University of Technology. Brisbane. QLD
2012    Diploma of Visual Art, South Bank Institute of Technology, Brisbane. QLD


Solo Exhibitions
2018    Transparency and other worries, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane. QLD
2017    everyone needs a little time away, CLUTCH Collective, Brisbane. QLD
2017    Sedimentary Surfaces, Riddoch Art Gallery, Mount Gambier, SA


Selected group Exhibitions
2020    NAVA Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship exhibition, Sydney, NSW
2019    Material Place: Reconsidering Australian landscapes, UNSW Galleries, Sydney, NSW
2018    NAVA Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship exhibition, UNSW Galleries, Sydney, NSW
2018    Nature Strip, The Soylent Spot, Brisbane. QLD
2018    TRANSBOUNDARIES, QUT Art Museum. Brisbane. QLD

Awards/ Prizes/ Scholarships/ Grants
2019     University Postgraguate Award (UPA) for Masters research, UNSW, Sydney, NSW
2018     The Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship, NAVA. research trip, Sweden.
2018     Arts Queensland QASP funding for solo exhibition at IMA, Brisbane, QLD
2017     Jeremy Hynes Award, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane.  QLD
2017     Whyalla Art Prize (shortlisted), Middleback Arts Centre, Whyalla, SA 
2013     QUT Vice-Chancellors Scholarship.


Selected Collaborative projects
2018   Queer Pride Symposium and closing celebration, September 2018, Institute of Modern Art. Brisbane.
       QLD, w/ Callum McGrath
2018   IMA First Thursdays: Serious Queer Business, Institute of Modern Art. Brisbane. QLD, w/ Callum McGrath


Writing Practice
2017    Art + Australia, A+A online review: Meth(odology) Lab: making TIME, Camila Marambio and Amaara Raheem,
        Goldin+Senneby's Standard Length of a Miracle (The Bootleg), IMA, Brisbane. QLD
2017    Un Magazine, un extended: reviews (online). Review: Material Politics, IMA, Brisbane. QLD
2016    Un Magazine Vol. 10. Review: Leena Riethmuller's Body Information Workshops, Boxcopy. QLD

Curatorial Practice
2017    Cut Thumb Laundry 2017 program, Metro Arts, Brisbane. QLD
2016    HOMEGROUND, CUT THUMB ARI @ Box Copy Contemporary art space, Brisbane. QLD 2015 - 2016    
2015 -2016 CUT THUMB ARI Program, co-curated w/ Callum McGrath. Cut Thumb ARI, Brisbane. QLD

Professional Practice
2018     Panellist, panel discussion for Angela Tiatia, Tuvalu, 2016 alongside Angela Tiatia and Tess Maunder, Kuiper Projects,
         Brisbane, QLD
2018     Producer, Liquid Architecture, A Plant is a Community. Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane. QLD
2018     Producer, Liquid Architecture, Nature's Right. Spring Hill Reservoir. Brisbane. QLD
2018     Producer, Liquid Architecture, Mangrove, Casuarina, Cotton Tree, Palm. HOTA. Gold Coast. QLD
2018     Panellist, Bridging Archives and creatice practice: four responses, with Ryan Presley, Sam Cranstoun and Elysha Rei,
         moderated by Tess Maunder, State Library of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD
2018     Mentor, NAVA New Space: a mentorship program for emerging  ARI’s, Brisbane. QLD
2017     Program Co-ordinator, THE WEIGHT OF LIGHT, Spring Hill Reservoirs, Brisbane, QLD
             Curated by Mcarthy Swann Projects. QLD
2017     Co- Director, Cut Thumb Laundry, 2017 Metro Arts ARI-In-Residence. Metro Arts, Brisbane.
2016     Public Programme Co-ordinator, Frontier Imaginaries, IMA, QUT Art Museum. Curated by Vivian Ziherl.

Residencies
2017     12 month Artist-Run Initiative In Residence, Metro Arts, Brisbane.

Text/ Publications
2018.    Anna Dunhill, Lu Forsberg: Transparency and other worries, Art Guide Australia,  
2018     Felicity Scare, Art + Australia, A+A online review: Transparency and other worries
2017     John Neylon, The Adelaide Review, Skin Deep, Sedimentary Surfaces Review.
2017     Linda Marie Walker, Earth In Us, Sedimentary Surfaces, Exhibition Catalogue.



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