Acme Studios — Louise Boscacci

Supporting Artists since 1972

Louise Boscacci

Australia Council for the Arts Residency

Louise Boscacci is an artist and researcher in the environmental humanities. She works with clay, light, and sound. Her practice investigates the over-abundance and/or stark absence of water in the cycles of wet and dry seasons of northern Australia. She is interested in the watery, micropolitical implications of accelerating climate change and other ecological transformations.

Louise’s recent exhibitions include: A Circle of Makers, Sturt Gallery, Mittagong (2020); Tell me about the fire, she said, in 12@61 2019, Flinders Street Gallery, Sydney (2019); Tell me about the wind, she said, King Street Gallery on William, Sydney (2017); Postcards from the Anthropocene: Unsettling the Geopolitics of Representation, University of Edinburgh (2017). Her work is featured in collections at National Gallery of Australia (first 2002); University of New South Wales Art Collection (commission); Newcastle Region Art Gallery NSW; Campbelltown Art Centre NSW; National Art School Sydney; Wollongong University Art Collection; numerous private collections USA, England, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia.

Australia Council for the Arts

Since 1992, the Australia Council for the Arts has partnered with Acme to provide London work/live residency opportunities for Australian visual artists. These residencies are located at Acme's Fire Station in Poplar, E14. Application and selection is undertaken directly by the Australia Council for the Arts.

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