Sisterhood Lifeline

Sisterhood Lifeline 2018, latex ink on wallpaper, inkjet prints on cotton rag, office partitions, iMac, office telephone with vocal recordings, books, Post It Notes, pen, swivel chair. Exhibition photography Markus Ravik and Carl Warner 2018.

Sisterhood Lifeline explores the visibility and invisibility of black women’s bodies in cultural institutions in Australia. A creative response to institutional racism, the works were photographed in Lisa’s former workplace of Museums Victoria. Sisterhood lifeline is a phrased borrowed from Areej Nur, a Melbourne based writer and media producer.

Commissioned by Léuli Eshranghi for The Commute exhibition at Institute of Modern Art.

A Tinata Tuna (Tolaisphere) – A glossary text written by Lisa Hilli & Léuli Eshraghi


Transits & Returns, Vancouver Art Gallery 2019-20

The Commute, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane 2018-19

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To the women who graciously agreed to be part of this work, Namila Benson, Patrice Capogreco, Kate Golding, and Shantel Weatheral, thank you.