Australian artist, Louise Haselton is currently undertaking a 3 month residency at Phasmid Studio, from mid July – mid October. While in residence Louise is planning to continue working on a collaborative project with artists from Blackstone Arts Centre Papalankutja, Western Australia. Work from this project will be exhibited at Fremantle Art Centre in November. She will also begin works for upcoming exhibitions using materials gathered while in Berlin.
Louise Haselton makes sculptural works using materials gleaned from the world around her. In 2002 Haselton completed a Masters of Visual Arts (Sculpture) by research at RMIT University, Melbourne and in 2005 undertook a residency at Sanskriti Kendra, Delhi, India. Haselton held solo exhibitions, in 2011 at The Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia, in 2013 at Greenaway Art Gallery and in 2014 at The Australian Experimental Art Foundation. In 2015 Haselton participated in do it adelaide, at The Anne and Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, when she enacted instructions by Alison Knowles and was included in the 2016 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, Magic Object at the Art Gallery of South Australia. Since 2003 she has been a lecturer in The School of Art, Architecture and Design, University of South Australia.
This residency is generously supported by a Special Study Program by the UniSA, department of Art, Architecture and Design.