Lisa Hilli is a contemporary artist living in Narrm (Melbourne). Through her practice she explores themes of gender and body politics, colonial history in the Pacific, adornment, femininity, matrilineality and indigeneity through the mediums of photography, video, textiles and installation.
Her work has been exhibited across Europe, America, Asia, Australia and the Pacific region. She has been commissioned for the Institute of Modern Art Brisbane and is currently working on a creative commission for the Australian War Memorial looking at shared war history between Australia and Papua New Guinea from the Second World War. Lisa has given public presentations at the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Museum and College Art Association Conference in New York.
Lisa was awarded a Masters of Fine Art by Research from RMIT University. She has been an 1854 Museums Victoria post-graduate scholar and is part of an advisory for the School of Art, RMIT University. Lisa currently works at Museums Victoria in exhibition development for the Pacific gallery.