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Friday 30 October 6pm

Join us for the second in a series of free professional development workshops by artists for artists at Boxcopy.

Elizabeth Willing’s practice examines gastronomy with an emphasis on the collective experience of food; how and what we eat. Working in both the studio and kitchen she favours confectionary and snack foods as a materials to make predominantly sculptural forms as well as utilizing installation, performance and experimental dining events.

Elizabeth was born 1988 in Victoria, Australia. In 2009 she completed her honours in Fine Arts (Visual Arts) at Queensland University of Technology and has considered Brisbane her base ever since. Between 2008 and 2013 Elizabeth Co-Directed Accidentally Annie St Space; a Brisbane Artist Run Gallery.

Elizabeth has undertaken professional development work experience in New York with Janine Antoni (2011), with the Experimental Food Society in London (2012) and then with Thomas Rentmeister in Berlin (2014).

In 2012 Elizabeth was the Artist in Residence at Metro Arts Brisbane. The Australia Council granted Elizabeth the Kunstlerhaus Bethanien one-year residency in Berlin 2014, and in July 2015 Elizabeth undertook a 7-week residency at HIAP, Helsinki.

Elizabeth has been awarded an Australia Council Artstart grant, the Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship (2013), a JUMP mentoring Scholarship (2010), and the Melville Haysom Scholarship through QAGOMA (2010). Her work has been commissioned for Museum of Brisbane public art projects including Platform and Hutton Lane Lightboxes.

Image: Elizabeth Willing Cheese Sunset 2014 (75 slices of processed cheese in 3 varieties, 160x15x8cm).