Angelica Mesiti was born 1976 in Sydney, where she graduated with a Masters of Fine Art from the University of New South Wales. She currently lives between Sydney and Paris. The artist works with video, installation and performance. For her first solo show in a French institution, she offers an emblematic selection of video installations which will be displayed with a greater scale. She has already presented her work at the Palais de Tokyo, in 2018 during the festival Do Disturb and in 2016 as part of the festival Chantiers d’Europe.
Angelica Mesiti has been chosen to represent Australia at the 58th Venice Biennale (2019). She has recently benefited from solo shows at Art Sonje Centre (Seoul, 2018), Tbilisi Kunsthale (Tbilisi, 2018), Artspace (Sydney, 2017) and the National Gallery of Australia (Canberra, 2017), among others. She has taken part in the biennales of Adelaide (2018), Sydney (2014), Istanbul and Sharjah (2013). Her works have been acquired by a large number of collections, including Kadist Foundation (Paris, San Francisco), Fond Régional d’Art Contemporain Franche-Comté (Besançon), Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki (Auckland), QAGOMA (Brisbane) and the Museum of Contemporary Art (Sydney). The artist is represented by Galerie Allen (Paris) and by Anna Schwartz Gallery (Melbourne).