Léuli EshrāghiResearcher, curator and artist
Lives and works between Meanjin/Brisbane, Australia and Tiohtià:ke/Montreal, Canada.
Of Chinese, Samoan, and Persian heritage, among others, Léuli Eshrāghi works at the edge of academic research, curatorial work, and artistic practice. Her research focuses on embodied knowledge, ceremonial and political practices, linguistic renewal, and indigenous futurisms in the Great Ocean (Pacific Ocean basin) and beyond. His projects include residencies, exhibitions, publications, teaching and advocacy. They are curator of the 9th TarraWarra Australian Art Biennale 2023 and Curatorial Researcher in Residence at the University of Queensland Art Museum (Australia).
A board member of the Indigenous Curators Collective since 2016, the first recipient of the Horizon/Indigenous Futures Postdoctoral Fellowship at Concordia University (Canada), a member of the SSHRC research partnership The Space Between Us, they are also a member of the International Association of Art Critics and the Global Asia/ Pacific Art Exchange contemporary art research network at New York University. Léuli Eshrāghi is in residence at the Cité internationale des arts (Paris) from April to June 2022.