Lubi Thomas


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Most Recent Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • Curator-Digital Media at QUT Brisbane

Bio:


  • ISEA2019

    Lubi Thomas is an experienced curator working in the field of digital/new media arts and associate practice areas. Currently, Lubi is an independent curator and artist; codirector of Ars Electronica Australia; Experimenta’s Curator @ Large; and curatorial advisor to the Digital Placemaking Institute. In the past decade, she has developed and delivered an extensive range of exhibitions, projects, festivals, events, residencies and mentoring programs, as well as, public and education focused programming. Site-responsiveness is a key element in her practice, working closely with artists, creative technologist, and their collaborators to produce works and cultural experiences for a variety of audiences. Lubi’s master’s Curating in Uncharted Territories proposes a methodology for cultural programming development and sustainability for sites engaged in the display of, and engagement with, experimental creative practice.

    ISEA2013

    As Senior Curator-Digital Media at QUT Brisbane, Lubi Thomas has extensive experience in the development and delivery of digital media focused exhibitions and associate public and educational engagement programs. Lubi continues to lead the creative industries precinct programs team, whilst working on developing an innovative STEAM focused program for the Cube – QUT Science and Engineering Centre. This program includes key partnerships with LEGO Education, Ars Electronica and the Australia Council for the Arts.  Lubi works locally, nationally and internationally on exhibition programs, creative projects, public art opportunities for digital media and consultancies. She has also developed an ever-growing curatorial internship program at QUT focused on mentoring the next generation of digital media curators.


Current Location:


  • Australia

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