Project Description

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Alexandra Gillespie

Business Development Manager
Bachelor of Media Studies, University of Queensland
Master of Communication Design, Queensland University of Technology
PhD, Photography and Media Arts, Australian National University

Alex trained as an artist and designer. Her art practice exists in the nexus of interpretive, media and visual art and includes interactive media, video and photographic projection, installation, interactive and collaborative works, in these works themes of place and history are explored.

She has worked in the field of art and design for 21 years with over a decade of experience in interpretive design projects on strategic planning, master planning, exhibition design and project management, concept design and implementation of public artworks, stakeholder and community consultation including consultation with Indigenous communities.

She holds a PhD from the Australian National University School of Art and Design researching Australian media art and place.

Recent projects include Spiral Stair Artwork ( working title) for the ANU’s new Research School of Social Sciences Building, Endeavour Voyage – The Untold Stories of Cook and The First Australians for the National Museum of Australia, Permanent Galleries for the National Archives of Australia and the Hell Fire Pass Interpretive Centre, Sai Yok, Thailand, for the Department of Veterans Affairs.