Louise Mackenzie is an artist, curator and researcher working across contemporary visual art, new media art and sound. Her research explores human relationships to the nonhuman world through process-based and participatory art practice. In addition to making film, installation and audio works, she develops and runs participatory workshops and events across institutional and public settings.
She holds a PhD in Fine Art from BxNU Institute of Contemporary Art, is founder and curator of pop-up cinema project, Black Box and co-founder of online filmmaking course, Loose Connections. Louise has spoken at RE:SOUND 2019 Denmark, TransImage2018 Edinburgh, ISEA2017 Colombia, ISEA2016 Hong Kong, Leonardo LASER London and Sonic Environments 2016 Brisbane.
Her artworks have been exhibited nationally and internationally, including Pomona Museum of Art, California (USA), Unhallowed Arts, Perth (Australia), National Library of Spain, Madrid (Spain), BALTIC CCA and BALTIC39, Newcastle (UK), Charles Darwin House, London (UK), Basement 6 Collective, Shanghai (China), National Taiwan University of the Arts (Taiwan), Summerhall, Edinburgh (UK), Lumiere Durham (UK) and Fort Process, Newhaven (UK).