Lubi Thomas is an experienced curator working across digital/new media and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) creative fields. She has developed and delivered extensively across exhibitions, projects, festival events, residencies, mentorship, and transdisciplinary programming. Lubi takes a site-responsive approach to policy and programming development, focusing on engagement-centric frameworks.
She has built cultural policy models for The Cube, Creative Industries Precinct QUT, and QLD State Library, brokering key relationships for these locations with LEGO Education, ARS Electronica, EMARE, The Australia Council for the Arts. Lubi works and consults locally, nationally, and internationally across a range of cultural areas.
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. Lubi wears many hats, with key activities being: Independent Curator and Artist; Experimenta's Curator @ Large; Curatorial advisor Digital Placemaking Institute; and Industry Mentor. Lubi works and consults locally, nationally, and internationally across a range of cultural areas.
I acknowledge the Jinibara Peoples, the traditional custodians of the land on which I live, make art and curate, and pay my respects to all Elders - past and present.