Anabelle LACROIX
Commissaire d’exposition indépendante et critique d’art


Vit à : Paris , France

Anabelle Lacroix is a French-Australian curator and writer. She has an interest in experimental practice and often works with performance, sound, discourse and publishing. She privileges listening and cross-artform collaborations. In 2019, she undertook a residency and exhibition project at the Archives of Art Criticism in Rennes, in partnership with C-E-A (Association of French Curators). Before returning to France she was curator for public programs at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) in Melbourne, where she focused on performance, discursive programs and initiated ‘Writing in the Expanded Field’ to explore new forms of writing and criticism. In 2018, she co-edited An Act of Showing: rethinking Artist-Run Initiatives through place (with Maria Miranda, published by Unlikely). She has curated a number of exhibitions in Melbourne and Stockholm, as well as performance programs in Australia, New Zealand and Taiwan, where she was a curator in residence at the Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts (Taipei). In 2020, she was a fellow at ZK/U Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik (Centre for Art and Urbanistics) in Berlin before taking residence at Fondation Fiminco in Paris. Anabelle is also an associate curator of Liquid Architecture, an independent organisation for sound and listening in Australia where she program manager and general manager between 2014 and 2017. She studied a Bachelor in Art History and Anthropology at Paris-Nanterre University, a research-based Master in Contemporary Art History, on exchange at University College London (2009), and the International Master Program in Curating Art at Stockholm University (2011).



La Puce à l’Oreille, Galerie Art et Essai. In partnership with the Archives of art criticism (ACA) and C-E-A (Association française des commissaires d’exposition) [French network of curators].


An Act of Showing: rethinking artist run initiatives through place, Testing Grounds, Melbourne.

Michel Chion: The Audio Spectator, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne ; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney ; Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane ; Audio Foundation, New Zealand. (co-curator Joel Stern)

Felicia Atkinson: Stick and Stone, Blindside, Melbourne and Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane.

Entering Tone: Practicing sound and listening, various locations, Taiwan (co-curator Danni Zuleva).


Portraits et Témoignages, Anne-James Chaton, Mpavilion and Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne.

Gesture Manifest, Blindisde Gallery (incl. Bridie Lunney, Carolyn Eskdale, Clare Milledge), Melbourne.

You’ve Got Cucumbers…at Seventh Gallery (incl. Fanni Futterchnekt, Brie Trenerry, Thembi Sodell), Melbourne. Gertrude Street Projection Festival.

Katja Aglert (SE), The Breath Between the rustle of dead leaves, Biologiska Museum, Stockholm.


Displaced Agency, Blindside Gallery (incl. Tromarama, Anna Franceschini), Melbourne.

Roberto Fassone and Emile Zile, Mars Gallery, Melbourne.


Faux Novel (group exhibition co-curated with Peter Hill), RMIT Project Space, Melbourne.

A world Apart, Arc One Gallery (incl. Anne Zahalka, Peter Callas, Julie Rrap), Melbourne.


Nervous Tensions, Careof, Milan, Italy. Screening and curatorial residency.

Consequences, Stockroom, Kyneton, Australia (group exhibition).


Does it Matter?, Kings ARI, Melbourne. Group exhibition incl. The Kingpins, Brendan Lee, Kiron Robinson.


So You Say, West Space, Melbourne. Co-curator : Dominic Redfern. Group exhibition incl. Miriam Bäckstöm (SE), Hans Rösenström (SE).

Dual, Glasburen, Stockholm. Site-specific exhibition by Dominic Redfern.

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