Lubi Thomas is an experienced curator working across digital/new media and STEAM. Lubi has developed and delivered extensively across exhibitions, projects, festival, residencies, mentorship, and transdisciplinary programming. Lubi takes a site-responsive approach to policy and programming development, focusing on engagement-centric frameworks.
Lubi 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, and The Australia Council for the Arts. She has led, mentored, and developed various teams of interns, staff and contractors engaged in creating and delivering the programming models.
Lubi's master's Curating in Uncharted Territories proposes a methodology for cultural programming development and sustainability for sites displaying and engaging with experimental creative practice. Lubi wears many hats, with key activities being Independent Curator and Artist, Curatorial Advisor, Industry Mentor, and Australia Council for the Arts Industry Advisory. Lubi works and consults locally, nationally, and internationally across various 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.