Marisa Georgiou

Marisa Georgiou is an artist, writer and social worker who has a history of working in arts and cultural community development, mainly in Meanjin/Brisbane. Their current practice is concerned with how to artfully navigate contemporary oppressions which affect our social and material landscapes. They draw broadly from aesthetic theory, transformative social change, and therapeutic or spiritual modalities. In 2021, they undertook a research placement with the Social Justice and Activist Research Centre at QUT, investigating the aesthetics of capitalist phenomena, immaterial labour and the production structures of the arts industry. They are a founding and current member of the ARI currently known as Brisbane Visual Arts Advocacy (BVAA); an initiative which advocates for an artist-centred industry.

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