Born Brisbane 1959. Currently lives and works in Sydney.
Selected Individual Exhibitions
Rosemary Laing, Centre Municipal of Art of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain.
one dozen unnatural disasters in the Australian landscape, Galerie Conrads, Duesseldorf, Germany
one dozen unnatural disasters in the Australian landscape, Galerie Lelong, New York, USA.
one dozen unnatural disasters in the Australian landscape (part 1), Gitte Weise Gallery, Sydney.
Rosemary Laing: A Survey 1995-2002, Brisbane City Gallery, Brisbane.
bulletproofglass Galerie Conrads, Düsseldorf, Germany.
bulletproofglass Galerie Lelong, New York, USA.
bulletproofglass Gitte Weise Gallery, Sydney.
groundspeed Gitte Weise Gallery, Sydney.
2000 gradience The Australian Centre for Photography, 12th International Biennale of Sydney, Sydney.
flight research Gitte Weise Gallery, Sydney.
aero–zone The Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth.
aero-zone Australian Centre Contemporary Art, Melbourne.
aero-zone The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan.
brownwork Annandale Galleries, Sydney.
brownwork (within Envisioned), Monash University Gallery, Melbourne.
greenwork International Terminal, Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport, Federal Airports Corporation, Sydney.
blow-out Annandale Gallery, Sydney.
from Paradise work (works 1-6) Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane.
from Paradise work (works 1-4) Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide.
Natural Disasters Milburn + Arte Gallery, Brisbane.
Natural Disasters Artspace, Sydney.
Selected Group Exhibitions
Femina, Gallery Les filles du calvaire, Paris, France & Gallery Les filles du calvaire, Brussels, Germany.
Memory and Landscape, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain.
Busan Biennale, Busan Metropolitan Art Museum, Busan, Korea.
Living together is easy, Art Tower Mito, Tokyo, Japan & National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.
Breathtaking, The Art Institute of Boston Gallery, Lesley University, Boston, USA.
Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Contemporary Photomedia, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide.
Nature and Nation: Vaster than Empires, Hastings Museum & Art Gallery, Hastings, UK.
tour: Worcester City Museum & Art Gallery, Worcester, UK; Yard Gallery, Nottingham, UK; Lethaby Gallery,
Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK.
Defying Gravity: Contemporary Art and Flight, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
L'attimo fuggente fra fotografia e cinema (The Fleeting Moment Between Photography And Cinema), Pinacoteca
Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin and Museo Nazionale del Cinema of Turin, Turin, Italy.
Face Up Contemporary Art from Australia, Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnof, Berlin, Germany.
Hothouse -The flower in contemporary art, touring exhibition, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne.
Nature and Nation: Vaster than Empires, Hastings Museum and Art Gallery, Hastings, UK.
Himmelschwer. Transformationen der Schwerkraft/As Heavy as Heaven . Transformations of Gravity
tour: Landesmuseum Joanneum und Grazer Altstadt, Graz, Austria; Kunsthallen Brandts Klaederfabrik,
Rendezvous mit Gitte Volume 3, Gitte Weise Gallery, Sydney.
Tales of the Unexpected National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.
Faux / Real Borusan Culture and Art Center, Istanbul, Turkey.
Staged! Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA.
Lightness of Being: Contemporary Photographic Art from Australia Monash University Gallery, Melbourne.
'art at work' Photography and Moving Image, International Terminal, Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport, Sydney.
Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Australien/Contemporary Photographic Art from Australia
tour: Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany; Museum Schloß Hardenberg, Velbert, Germany;
Kunstsammlungen, Chemnitz, Germany. Kulturzentrum der Stadt, Stuttgart, Germany.
Mjesto Na Kojem Nisam Bio/A Place I've Never Been To Umjetnicki paviljon, Zagreb, Croatia.
Sporting Life Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney.
Das Lied von der Erde/The Song of the Earth Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany.
Moral Hallucinations, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney.
Contempora 5 Ian Potter Museum of Art in association with National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.
Natural Disasters/Disasters Unnatural Monash University Gallery, Melbourne.
Passion for Wings National Aviation Museum, Ottawa, Canada.
The Seppelt Contemporary Art Award Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney.
floressence Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney.
Koncept International Exhibition of Contemporary Photography Umjetnicki paviljon / Galerija Gradska, Zagreb,
Digital Gardens: a World in Mutation The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada.
Beyond the Sublime Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney.
Photography is Dead! Long Live Photography! Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney.
Perception and Perspective Next Wave Festival, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.
Alternative Realities Tamsui Centre of Art and Culture, Tamsui, Taipei, Taiwan.
1995 New Orientation The Vision of Art in a Paradoxical World 4th Istanbul Biennial - International Exhibition
of Contemporary Art Antrepo, Istanbul, Turkey.
Alternative Realities Wan Fung Art Gallery, Beijing, China.
1993 Perspecta Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney.
Strangers in Paradise Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney.
but never by chance Ian Potter Gallery, University of Melbourne, Melbourne.
1992 Strangers in Paradise Korean National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea.
but never by chance Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney.
1990 Amore Artspace, Sydney.
Real Art Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane.
Selected Publication References
2004 Pulido, N. “Un Genero revisado con neuvos lenguajes,” Guia De Madrid ABC, April 22, 2004
Grayson, R. “The Downside Up Show,” Broadsheet, v32 n4 2003/2004
Green, C (ed.). 2004: Australian Culture Now, Exhibition Catalogue, 2004.
Osako, E & Smith, J. Living Together is Easy, Exhibition Catalogue, 2004.
Chillida, A. Landscape & Memory, Exhibition Catalogue, 2004.
Barragan, P. “Rosemary Laing: Between Coming and Going” Arquitecturas Urbanas, Exhibition
Alexander, G. “Rosemary Laing” 2004 Adelaide Biennale of Australian Art: Contemporary Photo-media, Art
Gallery of South Australia, 2004.
Rees, S. “At the Galleries: Sydney - Rosemary Laing at Gitte Weise Gallery,” Flash Art, Vol.XXXVII No. 234
January - February, 2004.
2003 Pascal, H. & Johnson Dougherty, L. (eds.). Defying Gravity: Contemporary Art & Flight, North Carolina Museum
of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina, 2003.
Brasa, Camino (ed.). “Scenarios Rosemary Laing"; accompanying text: "The Human Body and its Technological Prosthesis" by Blair French” Matador, Vol. 6, 2003.
Palazzoli, D. L'attimo fuggente fra fotografia e cinema, Fondazione Torino Musei, Torino, Italy: Bompiani, 2003.
Alexander, G. “groundspeed,” Monografias: Room, No.2/3, 2003.
Boriani, G. “arts australia berlin 03,” Tema Celeste, No. 100 November/December 2003.
Pickette, S. “Desert Depictions,” Pol Oxygen, Issue 5, 2003.
Cantz, H. Face Up Contemporary Art from Australia, Exhibition Catalogue, Nationalgalerie im Hamburger
Bahnhof Museum for the Present-Berlin, Germany, 2003.
Martin-Chew, L. "Rosemary Laing and Jay Younger," Art and Australia Vol41/1, Spring 2003.
Clewing, U. "In 60 Stunden um die Welt", Der Tagesspiegel, Sept.30, 2003.
Eggebert A. & Gould P. Nature and Nation: Vaster than Empires, Exhibition Catalogue, Eggebert and Gould,
Stanhope, Z. Hothouse -The flower in contemporary art, Exhibition Catalogue, Monash University Museum of Art,
Trappschuh E. “Auszug, Umzug, Aufbruch”, Handelsblatt, March 8, 2003.
Meister H.“Performance für die Kamera”,Westdeutsche Zeitung,March 3, 2003.
Heinz-Norbert J. “Etwas anderes als die Realitat”, Süddeutsche Zeitung, February 19, 2003.
Nuridsany M , “Arco l'envol”, Le Figaro, February 15-16 2003.
Martin-Chew,L. “Suspended in uncertain skies” in Arts – The Weekend Australian, Feb.,8-9, 2003.
2002 Laing, R. et. al.Rosemary Laing: A survey 1995-2002. Sydney: Gitte Weise Gallery/Rosemary Laing, 2002.
Johnson, K. “Rosemary Laing: bulletproofglass” in Art in Review - The New York Times, Dec. 27, 2002.
Giardino, A. “Rosemary Laing,” H., No. 37, October, 2002.
Alexander, G. bulletproofglass, Exhibition Catalogue, Gitte Weise Gallery, Sydney, 2002.
Meagher, D. “Take Off,” Art Market - The Australian Financial Review Magazine, August, 2002.
Low, L. A. "Artist takes the plunge with no strings attached,” The Sydney Morning Herald - Weekend, July 13-14, 2002.
Hart, D. “Rosemary Laing: Flight Research,” in McGhie. A. (ed.). Tales of the Unexpected, exhibition catalogue,
National Gallery of Australia, 2002.
Foster, A. “Rosemary Laing,” in Carver, A. (ed.). Blink. London Phaidon, 2002.
Wimmer, E. (trans. Amado, L.) Faux/Real, Exhibition Catalogue, Borusan Culture and Art Centre, Istanbul, 2002.
Ebony,D.“Art Fairs Energize New York Scene, ”Art in America, 2002
Smith, R. “The Armory Show, Grown Up in Love With Color,” The New York Times, Feb. 22, 2002.
Nigrosh, L. “Staged; Contemporary Photography at WAM,” Worcester Magazine, Jan. 10, 2002.
Hill, P. “Rosemary Laing: Groundspeed,” Eyeline, no. 47, 2001/2002
Barragán, P. The Art to Come. Madrid: Subastas Siglo XXI, 2002.
2001 Stoops, S. Staged!: Contemporary Photography by Gregory Crewdson, Rosemary Laing, and Sharon Lockhart,
Exhibition Catalogue, Worcester Art Museum, MA., 2001.
Duckett, R. “Deliberate Images,” Time Out - Telegram & Gazette, Worcester, MA. Dec 20, 2001.
Feinstein, R. “Olympic Arts Festival,” Art in America, no. 5, May 2001.
Alexander, G. “Post Natural Nature: Rosemary Laing,” Artlink, Vol. 21, no. 4, 2001.
Alexander, G. groundspeed, Exhibition Catalogue, Gitte Weise Gallery, Sydney, 2001.
James B. “Soaring Laing hears call of the wild,” Metropolitan - Sydney Morning Herald, Oct 10 2001.
Itoi, K. “The Heretic of Kanazawa,” International News Spotlight, ARTnews, March 2001.
2000 Murphy, B. “The Passage Through Conceptual Art,” Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Australien/Contemporary
Photographic Art from Australia, Exhibition Catalogue, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (NBK), Berlin und Edition
Braus im Walter Verlag, Heidelberg 2000.
Sorrento, A “Schatten an der Wäscheleine,” Der Tagesspiegel, Berlin, 2000.
Heckmann, S. “Biennalen der Welt, vernetzt Euch!,” Berliner Zeitung, 2000.
Kis, P. “Vrhunac sezone u Paviljonu,” Cetvrtak, Sept 21 2000.
Brezovecki-Bidin, I.“Socijalna Sezibilnost I Eticki Angazman,” Vijenac, 2000.
French, B. “Rosemary Laing,” in Milovac, T. (ed.). Mjesto Na Kojem Nisam Bio/A Place I've Never Been To,
Exhibition Catalogue,Croatian Photographic Union, Zagreb, 2000.
Barragan, P. “Down Under: 15 fotografos australianos,” Lapiz, July 2000.
Michael, L. “Rosemary Laing,” Das Lied von der Erde/The Song of the Earth , Exhibition Catalogue, Museum
Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany, May 2000.
Peterson, T. “Rosemary Laing,” Artlink, Issue 20, no. 3, 2000.
Fitzgerald, M. “Suspension of Disbelief,” Time Magazine, June 12 2000.
Lynn, V. “gradience,” Rosemary Laing: gradience, Exhibition Catalogue, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, 2000.
1999. Kahn, D. “High Speed Nature: Rosemary Laing,” in French B. (ed.). Photo Files: an Australian Photography
Reader, 1999 Power Foundation and Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, 1999.
1998 Jonson, A. “Rosemary LaingStall Fall,”arttext, no. 63, Nov 1998 - Jan 1999.
French, B. “brownwork,” brownwork: Rosemary Laing, Exhibition Catalogue, Annandale Galleries, Sydney, 1999.
1997 Stanhope, Z. Envisioned, Exhibition Catalogue, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne, 1997.
1996 Dompierre, L (ed.). Digital Garden: A World in Mutation, Exhibition Catalogue, The Power Plant - Contemporary
Art Gallery at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, 1996.
Kuznic, Zdenko (ed). Koncept: International exhibition of Contemporary Photography, Exhibition Catalogue,
Hrvatski Fotosavez, Zagreb, Croatia, 1996.
Hume, C. “Digging in the digital garden,” The Toronto Star, Toronto, Oct 3 1996.
Michaels, L. Photography is Dead! Long Live Photography!, Exhibition Catalogue, Museum of Contemporary Art,
1995 Vogel, S. New Orientation: The Vision of Art in a Paradoxical World, 4th Istanbul Biennial Exhibition Catalogue,
Istanbul Foundation for Culture & Arts,Istanbul, 1995.
Jonson, A. greenwork, Exhibition Catalogue, Annandale Galleries, Sydney.
1994 Coulter-Smith, G. “Exploring the Technological Other: Robyn Stacey & Rosemary Laing,” in Zurbrugg, N. (ed).
Continuum: Electronic Arts in Australia, Vol. 8, no. 1, 1994.
1993 Lumby, C. “Rosemary Laing,” in Lynn, V. (ed.). Australian Perspecta 1993, exhibition catalogue, Art Gallery of
New South Wales, 1993.
Lynne,V.and Davidson, C. Strangers in Paradise : Contemporary Australian Art to Korea, Korean National
Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul 1992.
Zurbrugg,N. “Travels in Paradise,” Photofile, no. 36, Aug 1992.
Davidson, C. Travels in Paradise, Exhibition Catalogue, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, 1992.
1990 Lumby, C. “Rosemary Laing: Natural Disasters,” Eyeline no.11 Autumn 1990.
1988 Butler, R. “Rosemary Laing: Accident and Essence,” Exhibition Catalogue, Natural Disasters, Artspace, Sydney,
2002 flight research #5, billboard, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York.
flight research #4, billboard, Yarra's Edge -Urban Art, Mirvac, Melbourne.
2000 airport #3 stART, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney.
The Game Visionaire, New York, N.Y. January 2000 Issue.
2001 Greene Street,New York Studio Residency, Visual Arts/Craft Board of the Australia Council.
2000 Australian Research Council Grant, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales.
1998 Industry and Cultural Development Grant, Australian Film Commission.
1997 New Work, Visual Arts / Craft Fund, Australia Council.
1993 Fellowship, Visual Arts / Crafts Board of the Australia Council.
Albury Regional Gallery, Albury; ARCO Foundation, Madrid, Spain; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth; Artbank, Sydney; Australian Capital Equity Collection; Belgacom Foundation, Brussels, Belgium; Briar Art Trust, Adelaide; Contemporary Art Museum, Kanazawa, Japan; Esk Collection, Launceston, Tasmania; Gippsland Art Gallery, Victoria; Goldman Sachs, New York, USA; Goldman Sachs, Sydney; Griffith University Collection, Brisbane; Ipswich Regional Gallery, Ipswich; Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas, USA; Monash Gallery of Art, Wheelers Hill, Victoria; Monash University Collection, Melbourne; Museo Nacional Centro De Arte Museum Kunst Palast, Germany Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; Norton Family Foundation, Santa Monica, California; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane; Refco Corporation, Chicago, US; Stern Collection, New York; Sydney Airport Corporation; Townsville Regional Gallery, Townsville; Yarra and Flinders Collection, Melbourne.