Luke Jaaniste

is a Brisbane-based artist who works in the fields of sound, installation, performance, public art, curating and criticism.

His diverse output is infused with minimal, temporal and site-specific concerns played out through interventions in found objects, processes and sites.

He has created work for concert hall, radio, CD, gallery, theatre, public sites and festivals, appearing at National Science Week, Qld Biennial Festival of Music, Brisbane Festival, Mini[]Max, NOISE, Straight Out Of Brisbane, Noosa Federation Festival, Woodford Folk Festival and Melbourne Fringe. His work has been featured on ABC Classic FM, Radio 4ZzZ and Triple J and at Qld Art Gallery, Metro Arts, Noosa Regional Gallery and Southbank Parklands.

Luke is also an arts writer, critic, curator, project director and advisor for various arts organisations. He is a co-director of Australian composers group COMPOST, is the official writer and publication manager for Small Black Box, is on the board of Arterial Group Inc, and has worked as an advisor and peer assessor for Arts Qld.

In 2003 he began artistic-based doctoral research at Qld University of Technology Creative Industries, supported by an Australian Postgraduate Award.

Activities in 2004 include:

- PhD Candidate, QUT Creative Industries (APA scholarship recipient)
- Artist-in-Residence & Gallery Coordinator, Metro Arts
- Official Writer & Publications Manager, Small Black Box
- Co-director, COMPOSTcomposers
- Writer-in-residence, Liquid Architecture Festival
- Board Member, Arterial Group Inc

Luke currently resides in Brisbane, previously living on the Sunshine Coast Qld, and in rural NSW and Sydney.


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Curriculum Vitae (.pdf format, 66 KB)