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Lubi Thomas
 
1990 - 92 Fine Art Hons, Newport College of Art, Newport, Gwent, UK
 
2006 Fine Art BA - distinction, QUT, Brisbane, QLD. 
 

2015 - Masters Creative Industries (research) Curating In Unchartered Territories, QUT, Brisbane, QLD.

 
 

CURRENT PROJECTS

 

Ars Electronica Prix Awards Juror Interactive +   Ars Electronica Linz Austria

Botanica Panel Chair Responsive art and interaction design, Brisbane 

Ars Electronica Future Lab Academy - QUT Brisbane 

Experimenta Media Arts - Experimenta Make Sense triennial touring exhibition - Experimenta Melbourne, 2017 & touring nationally until 2020. 

 

 

COMPLETED PROJECTS

 

2018

Pause Festival - Panellist - Federation Square Melbourne

 

2017

Ars Electronica Festival - Ars Electronica Linz 

Ars Electronica Future Lab Academy - Curator - QUT Brisbane 

Australian Virtual Reality Film Festival 2017 - co-curator advisory panel - Vast Yonder 

Brisbane Street Art Festival - ReForm Program, 2017 - Associate Curator - contracted QUT Precincts

UTV  - early development 2017/18 projects 

Digital Placemaking Institute - early development 2017/18 projects

 

2016

Associate curator - Femel FissionsWomen Art & Science

Shape of Things to Come - The Anniversary Show

Location: The Block QUT 

Guest curator alumni & opening night speaker. 

 

2015

X Communicate (cross-communicate) symposium

VIVID IDEAS Program

Location UNSW Art & Design, Sydney

Curator: Lubi Thomas 

Producer: UTV  

 

Beijing International Media Architecture Summit

Keynote: Placemaking in the digital age: the intersect of Art, Culture & Community

 

Move-On: European Media Artists in Residence Exchange

2015 residents: Mathias Jud & Christoph Wachter - Switzerland

Senior Curator – digital media: Lubi Thomas

Curatorial Team: Rachael Parsons

 

Ars Electronica International Residency Network

Commenced Jun 2015

Resident: Friedrich Kirschner

Futurelab Senior Director  - Horst Hortner

Futurelab: Dr. Claudia Schnugg

Senior Curator – digital media: Lubi Thomas

Curatorial Team: Rachael Parsons

Public Programs Curator: Jacina Leong

 

Associate Curator – Experimenta – Recharge The 6th international biennial of media art

RMIT Melbourne – Nov 2014

Touring: The Block QUT Sept 2015

 

A New Aesthetic?

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct.

Senior Curator - digital media: Lubi Thomas

Curatorial Team: Rachael Parsons

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding, and advisory body

 

 

2014       

Role: Senior Curator QUT - digital media

 

The Cube

Cube Project Development, Partnerships, Public & Education Engagement Program

Seniro Curator - digital media: Lubi Thomas

Curatorial Team – Rachael Parsons

Curatorial Team – Public Programs:  Jacina Leong

 

Ars Electronica - Futurelab Academy

Organisational team

Senior Curator – digital media: Lubi Thomas                                               

Lecturer IVD: Dr Jared Donovan

Futurelab Senior Director: Prof. Horst Hortner 

Futurelab Visiting team: Veronika Pauser

QUT special project - The Academy is an opportunity for honours level students to work in trans-disciplinary teams, on an applied research-based project, aimed at creating real-world outcomes.

 

Move-On: European Media Artists in Residence Exchange

QUT hosted international Jury session, symposium X-communicate, and Residents

2014 resident: Monica Riki – Spain

Senior Curator – digital media: Lubi Thomas

Curatorial Team: Jacina Leong & Rachael Parsons

 

The Cube Production Residency Program - Digital Writing Residency

Jason Nelson - Canonical

Residency commenced June 2014

Senior Curator – digital media: Lubi Thomas

Curatorial Team: Jacina Leong & Rachael Parsons

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding, and advisory body

 

Ars Electronica International Residency Network

Commenced Aug 2014

Resident: Zach Liberman

Futurelab Senior Director  - Horst Hortner

Senior Curator – digital media: Lubi Thomas

Public Programs Curator: Jacina Leong

 

Cube Commissions 2014-15

Soul of The Cube - Ars Electronica, The Cube Studio and ViseR, QUT 

Water Engineering - Many Monkeys 

 

Associate Curator – Experimenta – Recharge The 6th international biennial of media art

RMIT Melbourne – Nov 2014

Touring: The Block QUT Sept 2015

 

Creative Industries Precinct

Programming Development, Partnership, Exhibitions, Screening Program & public, education engagement program

Senior Curator – digital media: Lubi Thomas

Curatorial Team – CIP: Rachael Parsons

Public Programs Officer: Steve Bourne

Curatorial Intern Team: Laura Brinin, Georgina Munton, Katie Probin, Molly Young, Rosie Keeble, Emma Boardman

 

Antimation

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct.

Senior Curator - digital media: Lubi Thomas

Curatorial Team: Rachael Parsons

 

Parer Place Project

Location: Parer Place Urban Art Screen, Parer Place, Brisbane

Parer Place Project is an on-going nightly curated screening program that engages in local national and international spheres via our partners UTV and their wider global screening partners in New York, Australasia, and Europe. The 2014 program curatorship was undertaken as part of Masters program

Senior Curator – digital media: Lubi Thomas

Curatorial Team: Rachael Parsons and Candice Halpapp (Masters Candidate)

 

2013

Role: Senior Curator QUT - digital media

 

The Cube

Cube Project Development, Partnerships, Public & Education engagement Program

Curatorial Team – The Cube: Rachael Parsons

Curatorial Team – Public Programs:  Jacina Leong

Curatorial Team – Screening Program: Elise Wilkinson

Intern Team: Steven Lippis, Laura Brinin & Revi

 

Ars Electronica - Futurelab Academy

Organisational team

Senior Curator – digital media: Lubi Thomas

Lecturer IVD: Dr. Jared Donovan

Futurelab Senior Director: Prof. Horst Hortner

 

The Cube Production Residency Program - Digital Writing Residency

Christy Dena - Robot University

Senior Curator - digital media: Lubi Thomas

Curatorial Team:  Jacina Leong & Rachael Parsons

‘This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.’

 

Creative Industries Precinct

Exhibitions, Screening Program, Education & Public Programming 

Senior Curator - digital media: Lubi Thomas

Curatorial Team – Exhibitions: Rachael Parsons

Curatorial Team – Public Programs: Courtney Coombs

Intern Team: Emma-Jane Boardman, Vidhi Lalit Shah, Candice Halpapp, Steven Lippis, Frances Van Eden, Mark Klein, Laura Brinin, Ashlee Sang

 

IDAProjects: Sans Faute

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct.

Creative Director: Stephan Danzig 

Senior Curator - digital media: Lubi Thomas

Curatorial Team: Rachael Parsons

 

Self-discipline and Speculation

The Third Beijing Film Academy International New Media Arts Triennial Exhibition

Beijing Film Academy

QUT Curator – curated QUT Students, alumni, and Staff section of the exhibition

Senior Curator - digital media: Lubi Thomas

Curatorial Team: Rachael Parsons

 

The Games of Art 

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct.

Senior Curator - digital media: Lubi Thomas

Curatorial Team: Rachael Parsons

Intern Team: Sarah Phelan & Steven Lippis

 

Datascape

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct.

Senior Curator - digital media: Lubi Thomas

Curatorial Team: Rachael Parsons

Intern Team: Sheri-Leigh Burrows & Ashlee Sang

  

Parer Place Project

Location: Parer Place Urban Art Screen, Parer Place, Brisbane

Parer Place Project is an on-going nightly curated screening program that engages in local, national and international spheres via our primary partner UTV and their wider global screening partners in New York, Australasia, and Europe.  

Senior Curator - digital media: Lubi Thomas 

Curatorial Team – Exhibitions: Rachael Parsons

Curatorial Intern Team: Candice Halpapp & Mark Klein

 

The Planets - Willoughby Symphony

Produced by UTV & presented by Willoughby City Council

Curator: Lubi Thomas

 

2012

Role: Senior Curator QUT - digital media

 

The Cube

Development of Cube program, Partnerships, Public & Education engagement Program

 

Creative Industries Precinct

Exhibition, Screening Program, Education & Public Programming 

Senior Curator – digital media: Lubi Thomas

Curatorial Team – Exhibitions: Rachael Parsons

Curatorial Team – Public Programs: Olivia Porgand 

Public Program Intern Team:
Mondo Motion: Ashlee Sang
Game On: Sarah Phelan and Sheri-Leigh Burrows
Fashion Talks: Hannah Olsen and Amelia Bowe
GIRRL: Caitlin Wood and Leonore van der Kolk

 

Messages for our Future – Tohoku Japan

Curate and commission interactive artwork by Jason Nelson

Senior Curator - digital media: Lubi Thomas

Partnership with Yokohama art project

 

ARI at the block - inbetweenspaces 

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct.

Curated by inbetweenspaces 

Senior Curator - digital media: Lubi Thomas

CIP Curatorial Team: Rachael Parsons, Olivia Porgand 

Intern Team: Sarah Phelan 

 

Parallel Universes: 1970 - 1985

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct.

Senior Curator - digital media: Lubi Thomas

Curatorial Team: Rachael Parsons, Olivia Porgand 

Curatorial Advisory: Prof Mark Pennings (QUT), Matthew Perkins (Monash Uni)

Intern Team: Sarah Harper, Emma McVittie

Intern Public Program Team: Katherine Clayton 

 

Making the green one red (Virtual Macbeth) - Kerreen Ely-Harper and Andrew Burrell

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct.

Senior Curator - digital media: Lubi Thomas

Curatorial Team: Rachael Parsons 

Intern Team (Exhibition & Public Program): Caitlin Wood, Ashlee Sang & Leonore van der Kolk 

 

Parer Place Project

Location: Parer Place Urban Art Screen, Parer Place, Brisbane

The 2012 program global animation - animation from China, Japan, and Australia.  

Screening partners UTV and global screening partners - New York, Australasia and Europe.  

Senior Curator - digital media: Lubi Thomas 

CIP Curatorial: Rachael Parsons

Curatorial Team: Sarah Harper (Senior Intern & PhD candidate) 

Intern Team: Katherine Clayton and Zoe Hua

 

QUT Billboard

Senior Curator: Lubi Thomas

Curatorial Team: Rachael Parsons

 

Public Program streams – Game On, FashionTalks, Mondo Motion, KGSC program, QACI program, exhibition associated programs, special public events and ABC education program.

 

 

2011

Role: Senior Curator QUT

 

Making the green one red (Virtual Macbeth) development lab artists Kerreen Ely-Harper and Andrew Burrell

Location: The Loft, QUT Creative Industries Precinct.

Curatorial Advisor: Lubi Thomas, curatorial Team: Rachael Parsons,

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding, and advisory body.

 

 IDAProjects - The Joy of Loss 

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct.

Curatorial Team: Lubi Thomas 

Public Programs: Oliva Porgand

Intern Team: Genine Larkin & Sarah Phelan

 

ARI Program - Grid North by Boxcopy 

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct.

Curatorial Team: Lubi Thomas 

Public Programs: Oliva Porgand

Intern Team: Emily Lush 

 

Remoteness - co-curated by Matthew Perkins & Dr. Elaine Miles

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct.

Exhibition Design: Lubi Thomas 

Public Programs: Oliva Porgand

Intern Team: Amy-Clare McCarthy & Kate Palella

 

Shape of things to come - Close In

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct.

CIP Curator: Lubi Thomas 

Curatorial Team: Maggie McDade & Brittney Ouston

Intern Team: Nicole Loessner

Curatorial Advisor: Lubi Thomas

 

Big Eye: Aboriginal Animation touring program - curated by CyberTribe Jenny Fraser & Lubi Thomas

Touring 2009-2012 nationally: Pinnacles Gallery, Colourise Festival, On Edge Gallery, Federation Square Urban Screens, Dogwood Crossing at Miles, Rockhampton Art Gallery, Logan Gallery, University of the Sunshine Coast Gallery, Grafton Regional Gallery, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery. 

Touring Curatorial Team: Brittney Ouston & Elise Wilkinson (2010) 

Intern Team: Elise Wilkinson (2009)

Curatorial Advisor: Lubi Thomas

 

Machinima touring program

Touring Curatorial Team: Elise Wilkinson 

Curatorial Advisor: Lubi Thomas

 

Parer Place Project

Location: Parer Place Urban Art Screen, Parer Place, Brisbane

The 2011 program Australia China cultural exchange – as part of  The Department of Foreign Affairs cultural exchange program. Screening partners UTV and global screening partners  New York, Australasia and Europe.  

Curatorial Team: Leah Collins (semester one) & Sarah Harper (semester two)

Intern Team: Sarah Harper (semester one)

Curatorial Advisor: Lubi Thomas

 

Public Program streams

Game On, FashionTalks, GIRRL, KGSC program, exhibition associated programs, special public events and ABC education program.

 

QUT Billboard project

Senior Curator: Lubi Thomas

 

2010

Role: Curator QUT

 

Semiotics At Play: the otherness and the togetherness

Location: Tokyo Downtown Media Festival, Tokyo, Japan

Curatorial Team: Lubi Thomas, Sally Denis, Olivia Porgand, Elise Wilkinson.

 

Les Fresnoy - Panorama

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct.

Curatorial Team: Pascale Ponnier, Lubi Thomas, Brittney Ouston. Intern Team: Michaela Sophie Chin

 

Linear Progression

Location: KGUV Screens network and QUT Billboard

CIP Curator: Lubi Thomas, curatorial Team: Brittney Ouston

 

Machinima

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct.

CIP Curator: Lubi Thomas

Curatorial Team: Michalea Hartland, Maggie McDade

Intern Team: Olivia Porgrand, Elise Wilkinson, Kate Palella

 

Face to Face

d/Lux/MediaArts touring exhibition

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct.

Exhibition Designer Lubi Thomas

Intern Team: Sally Dennis

 

KGUV Screens Network

on-going curated screening program developed for the urban screen network of privately owned public screen spaces

Intern Team: Sally Dennis

 

Parer Place Project

Location: Parer Place Urban Art Screen, Parer Place, Brisbane

The Parer Place Project is an on-going nightly curated screening program, dedicated to providing a digital canvas for emerging, established and experimental artists.

CIP Curator: Lubi Thomas

Curatorial Team: Rose Feely 

Intern Team: Leah Collins 

 

International Media Arts Festival

2010 The Third Beijing Film Academy International New Media Arts Triennial Exhibition

Beijing Film Academy

QUT Curator: Lubi Thomas

 

Public Program streams

Game On, FashionTalks, CUR8, KGSC program, exhibition associated programs & special public/education events.

 

2009

Role: Curator QUT

 

LAND

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct.

Artists: Ulf langheinrich + FACT Liverpool UK.

CIP Curator: Lubi Thomas

Intern Team: Rose Feely

 

Mellifera

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct.

co-curator with the artists: Trish Adams and Andrew Burrell. 

CIP Curator: Lubi Thomas. Intern Team: Michaela Hartland

 

IDAProjects: Transverse

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct + Queensland Academy Creative Industries, Kelvin Grove. Touring during 2009-2011 nationally and internationally.

CIP Curator: Lubi Thomas - co-curated with IDAP director Stephen Danzig

Intern Team: Brooke Ferguson

 

Big Eye: Aboriginal Animations

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct. 

Curatorial Team: Jenny Fraser, Lubi Thomas

Exhibition Design: Lubi Thomas

Intern Team: Rennae Hopkins

 

Artist V Hollywood

National and international touring program. 

Curatorial Team: Joanna Callaghan, Lubi Thomas

 

Public Program streams

Game On, FashionTalks, Write it, KGSC program, exhibition associated programs & special public/education events.

 

2008

Role: Curator QUT

 

Artist V Hollywood

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct.

Curatorial Team: Joanna Callaghan, Lubi Thomas

Intern Team: Courtney Coombs 

 

IDAprojects – VT2

Locations to date: Songzhuang Art Museum Beijing China, The Block QUT Brisbane, Tokyo International Film Festival Japan, Beijing Film Academy Beijing, Frieze Art Festival London, Pinnacles Gallery Qld.

Curatorial Team: Director Steve Danzig and Lubi Thomas

Intern Team: Jacina Leong

 

IDAprojects - The Vernacular Terrain 

National touring show: Pinnacles Gallery Thuringowa, Monash University Faculty of Art & Design gallery, Federation Square Urban Screens, Melbourne, Ipswich Art Gallery Ipswich, Hervey Bay Regional Gallery

Intern Team: Jacina Leong 

 

The SHAPE of things to come - Body +. 

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct, and the World Wide Web

CIP Curator: Lubi Thomas

Intern Team: Courtney Coombs

 

Public Program streams

Game On, FashionTalks, Write it, KGSC program, Studio Game-On, exhibition associated programs & special public/education events.

 

2007

Role: Curator QUT

 

Scope

Location: Kelvin Grove Urban Village

CIP Curator: Lubi Thomas. Intern Team: Kate Woodcroft

 

IDAprojects – The Vernacular Terrain Touring show

Beijing Film Academy, Beijing & Songzhuang Art Museum Beijing China, Monash University, Melbourne

Curatorial team: Director Steve Danzig and Lubi Thomas

Intern Team: Benjamin Milton Hampe

 

IDAprojects – The Vernacular Terrain

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct & QUT Art Museum, Brisbane

Curatorial team: Director Steve Danzig and Lubi Thomas

Intern Team: Kate Woodcroft

 

IDAprojects – The Vernacular Terrain Preview

Location: Zaim Art Centre, Yokohama, Japan

Curatorial team: Director Steve Danzig and Lubi Thomas. Intern Team: Benjamin Milton Hampe

 

The Shape of Things to come

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct, and the World Wide Web

 

Public Program streams

Game On, FashionTalks, KGSC program, exhibition associated programs & special public/education events.

 

2006

Role: Curator QUT

 

Re-Active

Curatorial Team: Lubi Thomas, Simone Jones

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct. 

 

Video Works – QUT students (past and present) video works.

Location: QUT Art Museum, George Street, Brisbane, Qld.

 

Jemima Wyman: survey of video works from the past 10 Years 

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct.

CIP Curator: Lubi Thomas

 

International Digital Art Awards 

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct.

Curatorial team: Director Steve Danzig and Lubi Thomas

 

The Harries National Digital Arts Award 

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct. 

Curatorial team: Director Steve Danzig and Lubi Thomas

 

Fluidity – video works

Location: Parer Place, Creative Industries Precinct.

 

IDA Beijing 2006 and the Harries International Digital Arts Award 

Location: Beijing Film Academy, Beijing, China. 

Curatorial team: Director Steve Danzig and Lubi Thomas

 

2005

Role: Curator QUT

 

jOurney

Location: The Block, QUT Creative Industries Precinct,

Curatorial Team: Lubi Thomas, Simone Jones

 

 

PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATIONS 

 

2018

Chair: Responsive art and interaction design, Brisbane 

Panel presentation: Future Festival – Pause Festival

2017

Panel presentation and discussion: Future models for trans-disciplinary education -Ars Electronica Festival 2017

Chair - Critical Connections: Art, Design and STEM symposium. Panel: Cultural Engagement at the Nexus. 

 

2016 

Guest lecture - curating: ideas to exhibition, Queensland Academy of Creative Industries, Brisbane

Exhibition opening presentation  -  The Shape of Things to Come - 10th Anniversary with Prof Suzi Vaugh

Guest lecture - Queensland University of Technology – Design School, Brisbane

davisthomas artist talk the way we make think & work - Hassell Architects

Panel discussionCreateX, Brisbane

 

2015

Conference presentation - Move-On: European Media Artists in Residence Exchange, Halle Germany.

Experimenta Recharge – Panel discussion

Chair – New Aesthetic opening event panel discussion 

Keynote - Beijing International Media Architecture Summit. Digital Placemaking @ the intersect of Art, Culture & Community. 

 

2014

Conference presentation - International Teaching Artists Conference – Thinking outside the box, whilst inside the Cube: public and education engagement programming.

Symposium presentation – Xcommunicate: Thinking inside the Cube

Contributing Author: Sans Faute Catalogue published by IDAProjects

Conference presentation - Ars Electronica Festival: What it takes to Change conference – Residency and open pathways.

Conference presentation - Ars Electronica Festival: What it takes to Change conference – Ars Electronica Academy & Trans-disciplinary projects.

Exhibition Floor Brochure: Antimation (co-author)

 

2013

Conference presentation - TEDXQUT: Cooking with STEAM

Conference presentation - Ars Electronica - A Worldwide Residency Network - The Cube 

Conference presentation - ISEA - Resistance is Futile (panel): Curating and collecting the new 

Exhibition Floor Brochure: DataScape, The Games of Art, Sans Faute, Shape of Things to Come 7UP (co-author)

 

2012

Plenary Keynote - TechNet 2012 Conference: Art is a language of Ideas

Conference presentation - Freeplay 2012 Conference: Games and Art 

The Sixth 48 Hour Game Making Challenge - Turner, Jane (Truna) & Thomas, Lubi 

Exhibition Floor Brochure: Making the red one green, I’m Yours Be Mine

 

2011

Lecture - UniCA Santa Cruz. Digital media curatorship

Panel presentation - Game Connect Asia Pacific Conference, Melbourne - Journeys with Friends

Conference presentation - Freeplay 2011 Conference (panel): Indies, academics, and institutions

Conference presentation - Freeplay 2011 Conference: That one piece of advice - Turner, Jane & Thomas, Lubi 

Contributing Author: Jams, jelly beans & the fruits of passion - art book (26 Pgs) - Turner, Jane & Thomas, Lubi 

Contributing Author: IGDA Perspective May 2011: Apres le deluge - The Brisbane [Briz-lantis] story - Turner, Jane (Truna) & Thomas, Lubi 

The Fifth 48 Hour Game Making Challenge - Turner, Jane (Truna) & Thomas, Lubi 

 

2010

Contributing Author: Creative Industries - published by QUT 

Conference presentation - Game Connect Asia Pacific Conference: Jams, jellybeans and the fruits of passion - Turner, Jane (Truna) & Thomas, Lubi

Contributing Author: The 48-hour game making challenge: Jams, jellybeans and the fruits of passion

Contributing Author: 48 Hour Game Making Challenge - In Progress [Four Episodes] - Turner, Jane (Truna), Thomas, Lubi, & Owen, Cameron  

Contributing Author: The vernacular terrain: Songzhang Art Museum, Beijing, China. Thomas, Lubi, Danzig, Stephen, Milton Hampe, Benjamin, & Li, Xian Ting 

 

2009

Contributing Author: 48-hour game making challenge - Turner, Jane (Truna) & Thomas, Lubi

Contributing Author: Studio Game On - Turner, Jane (Truna) & Thomas, Lubi

 

2008

Contributing Author: International Digital Art Projects ISBN: 978-0-646-48584-3 

Guest Speaker - Queensland Academy of Creative Industries Curating in the 21st Century

Presentation - Curating and Exhibition DesignQUT Brisbane Qld

Contributing Author: Subtext : Anything but Run of the Mill - McKelvey, Bridgette, Thomas, Lubi, & Klaebe, Helen 

 

2007

Lecture - QUT Brisbane Qld Curating and 'the Shape of things to come'

Keynote - Queensland Independent School Art and Design Award night – Creativity of the future

Lecture - QUT Brisbane Qld Interactivity off the screen

Contributing Author: In Interaction - Thomas, Lubi & Danzig, Stephen 

 

2006

Lecture - Beijing Film Academy Beijing China - Curatorship and collaborative arts practice

 

 

CONSULTANCY & PROFESSIONAL ROLES:

 

2018

Juror - Ars Electronica Prix Awards  Interactive +   Ars Electronica Linz Austria

Consultancies clients: Bowerbird Creative Programs; UTV, Digital Placmaking Institute, QUT CLab

2017

Consultancies clients: Bowerbird Creative Programs; BrIDGA (Game On Program), Mike Riddle (McClelland Commission Project), UTV, Digital Placemaking Institute.  

QUT Creative Lab - Peer advisor 

Iconoclast - project management - Mike Riddle, McClelland Sculpture Commission

2016

Experimenta Media Art - Curator @Large 

Consultancies clients: Bowerbird Creative Programs; BrIDGA (Game On Program), Mike Riddle (McClelland Commission Project), UTV, Digital Placmaking Institute. 

 

2015

Consultancies:

Clients: Bowerbird Creative Programs; BrIDGA (Game On Program); UTV & audience

Judge – Sunshine Coast Digital Art Award

Curatorial Advisor - Metro Arts, Brisbane.

Peer advisor - Australian Council for the Arts - Six-year funding experimental & emerging arts sector.

Experimenta Media Art - Curator @Large 

 

2014

Curatorial Advisor - Metro Arts, Brisbane

QUT Advisory Board Member - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Higher Education and Portal Project.

Peer advisor - Australia Council for the Arts - Visual Arts Board.

 

2013

QUT Advisory Board Member - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Higher Education and Portal Project.

Consultancy - Public Engagement Strategy -  NorthShore, 2013 – Prof. H. Klaebe, L. Thomas , B. McKelvey, E. Wilkinson, 2013.

Curatorial Advisor - Metro Arts, Brisbane. 

Peer advisor - Australian Council for the Arts.

Creative director UTV & Willoughby Symphony - The Planets.  

 

2012

Curatorial Advisor - Metro Arts, Brisbane.

Consultancy - Translational Research Institute, Brisbane.

Creative director - The Planets - Willoughby Symphony, Produced by UTV & presented by Willoughby City Council

 

2011

Consultancy - State Library Queensland.

Consultancy - 87 Art Zone Gold Coast.

Curatorial Advisor - Metro Arts, Brisbane.

Peer advisor - Australian Council for the Arts. 

Board Member - Flying arts Inc.  

2010

Consultancy - Art Mapping, Brisbane City Council.

Peer Reviewer - Metro Arts, Brisbane.

Peer advisor Australian Council for the Arts - Inter-Arts.

Board Member - Flying arts Inc.  

 

2009

Consultancy - Burnett Lane: Curatorial Rationale & Scoping Report - Thomas, Lubi, & Klaebe, Helen 

 

2008

Board Member - Flying arts Inc.  

 

2007

Curator - Transition in flow, Jon McCormack & Gold Coast Convention Centre 

 

AWARDS

 

2014

QUT Engagement Innovation Grant – Off the Shelf – Thomas, Lubi & Leong Jacina  

2013

QUT Engagement Innovation Grant - Cube Jam - Thomas, Lubi & Turner, Jane (aka truna) 

2008

Vice - Chancellor's Performance Award 

2006

Award for Outstanding Contribution by Professional Staff - Certification of Commendation