LU FORSBERG

b. 1993 on Bunganditj Land (Mount Gambier), South Australia.
Lives and works in Meanjin (Brisbane), Queensland.

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
2016    Obnoxious Ladies in the Australian Landscape, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra, ACT
2016    Postgraduate 2D media, FJU University, New Taipei City, TAIWAN.
2016    Regions of Alienation/ Satellites of Love, Gold Coast City Gallery, Gold Coast, 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.

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     Production Assitant, Netherworlds, Spring Hill Reservoir, McCarthy Swann Projects. Brisbane. QLD
2018     NAVA in partnership with Cut Thumb ARI, New Space: a mentorship program for emerging   
             ARI’s, Brisbane. QLD
2015     Current  - Co-Director, Cut Thumb Artist-run initiative. 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.
2011-
2016     Administration and gallery assistant, IMA, Brisbane.QLD
2015     Technical support, AAANZ conference, QAGOMA, Brisbane. QLD
2015     Social Media Intern, The Walls Art Space, Miami, Gold Coast.QLD

Selected Collaborative projects
2018   Queer Pride Symposium and closing celebration, September 2018, Institute of Modern Art. Brisbane.
          QLD, w/ Callum McGrath
2018    First Thursdays: Serious Queer Business, Institute of Modern Art. Brisbane. QLD, w/ Callum McGrath
2017    Donnas on the Run: Exhuming the Australian Badlands, Metro Arts, Brisbane. QLD, w/ Sally Molloy
2016    SOLID GOLD, CORFLUTE ARI, Brisbane. QLD (with Sally Molloy)

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 w/ Box Copy Contemporary art space, Brisbane. QLD
2016    Cut Thumb Program, co-curated w/ Callum McGrath. Cut Thumb ARI, Brisbane.QLD
2015    Cut Thumb Program, co-curated w/ Callum McGrath. Cut Thumb ARI, Brisbane. QLD
2014    OCCUPIED, Metro Arts. Brisbane. QLD
2014    Storage Space, The Hold Art space. Brisbane. QLD

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.
2016     Sabrina Baker, Obnoxious Ladies in the Australian Landscape, Exhibition Catalogue.


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