Member Profile : Libby Harward

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Artist Libby Harward is a descendant of the Ngugi people of Mulgumpin (Moreton Island) in the Quandamooka (Moreton Bay Area of Queensland). Known for her early work as an urban graffiti artist under the pseudonym of 'Mz Murricod', and her performance-based community activism, Harward’s recent series, ALREADY OCCUPIED, engages a continual process of re-calling - re-hearing - re-mapping - re-contextualising -de-colonising and reinstating on country that which colonisation has denied Australia’s First Peoples.  This political practice engages Traditional Custodians in the evolution of ephemeral installations on mainland country which has become highly urbanised and calls for an artistic response that seeks to uncover and reinstate the cultural significance of place, which always was, and remains to be there. Her current place-based sound and video work engages directly with politically-charged ideas of national and international significance.  

Field Trip - Arts, Science, Tech and Environment Symposium

Sunshine Coast
Aug 08 2020