Eugenia Lim

Fitzroy, Australia

Eugenia Lim is an Australian artist working across video, performance and installation to explore race, identity and nationalism with a critical but humourous eye. Her work looks at the tensions between the individual and their society, the marginalised vs. the status quo. More recently, her practice has expanded to include live performances mediated through video/digital technologies.

In 2013, ACMI commissioned Lim to create a new work for its Profile Me project. In 2012-2013, Lim is included in Speak to Me, the 5th Experimenta Biennale, exhibited at RMIT Gallery (Melb), ISEA – Powerhouse (Syd) before touring nationally. In 2012, her performative installation Stay Home Sakoku took place over one week at West Space ARI and online at and her work was also included in the Afuera Festival (Peru) and the Melb International Arts Festival. She is co-director of the inaugural Channels: the Australian video art festival (September 2013). She has exhibited at galleries such as the Tate Modern, GOMA, ACMI and FACT Liverpool and has received a number of Australia Council and City of Melb grants/residencies. An Honours graduate of RMIT Media Arts and Bachelor of Creative Arts (VCA), Lim was awarded a travel scholarship to the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). Eugenia Lim is also the editor of online publication Assemble Papers.