Liang Luscombe

Visiting Critic
Liang Luscombe
About
Department
Graduate Studies
Degree Program
MFA

Liang Luscombe's practice encompasses painting, sculpture, and moving image that engage in a process of generative questioning of how images and film affect audiences. She received her MFA at Virginia Commonwealth University, USA. She has been included in screenings at OpenTV, Chicago; Comfort Station, Chicago; and Vehicle, NYC. She has undertaken residencies at Chicago Artist Coalition’s HATCH residency program, Chicago, 2019; SOMA Summer, Mexico City, 2018; Australia Council Studio, British School at Rome, 2013; and Perth Institute of Contemporary Art Studio Residency, Perth, 2011. She was the recipient of an Australia Council JUMP Mentorship in 2013 and was mentored by Australian painter Angela Brennan. 

Recent solo exhibitions include: Itchy IOUs, 2021, recess, Melbourne; Sweaty Scales, Metro Arts, Brisbane, 2020; Sweaty Scales, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, 2019; She inches glass to break, VCUarts MFA Thesis Exhibition, Richmond, 2018; Table Talk, Box Copy, Brisbane, 2016; A Tall Painter, Yarra Flats, Melbourne, 2016; Three Sailors, Sutton Project Space, Melbourne, 2014; Non in Casa, 157 Blyth St, Melbourne, 2013. Selected group exhibitions include: Phone Home, EFA Project Space, New York, 2019; Footnotes, The 3rd Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art, Yekaterinburg, 2015; No fond return of love, I.C.A.N., Sydney, 2014; brimming dissolution, buoyant expenditure, RM, Auckland, 2014; Synonyms for Sincerity, Alaska Projects, Sydney, 2013; Please be quiet, The British School at Rome, Rome, 2013; Ménage a Trois, XYZ Gallery Tokyo, 2012.

Sweaty Scales (2020), installation view, Metro Arts, Brisbane.
Sweaty Scales (2020), installation view, Metro Arts, Brisbane.
Sweaty Scales (2019), video still, HD video, 25:40 mins.
Sweaty Scales (2019), video still, HD video, 25:40 mins.
Itchy IOUs (2020), video still, HD video, 22:40 mins.
Itchy IOUs (2020), video still, HD video, 22:40 mins.
Itchy IOUs (2020), video still, HD video, 22:40 mins
Itchy IOUs (2020), video still, HD video, 22:40 mins
She inches glass to break, 2018, installation view, VCUarts MFA Thesis Exhibition, Richmond. Photo credit: Terri Brown.
She inches glass to break, 2018, installation view, VCUarts MFA Thesis Exhibition, Richmond. Photo credit: Terri Brown.