Elizabeth Presa

about the author

Elizabeth Presa is a Melbourne-based visual artist and Head of the interdisciplinary Centre for Ideas, in the Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts and MCM, the University of Melbourne. She has an ongoing project entitled Apian Utopias: Small Architecture for Bees, with iterations in Tokyo with the Ginza beehives; Pilchuck Glass School where she was artist in residence; Minzu University Beijing, and Melbourne. The next stage of this project will take place in Kyoto.

info & contact


University of Melbourne, AU


epresa [AT] unimelb.edu.au




Life Must First Imitate Matter
(in DARE 2015: the dark precursor )
keywords: becoming-indiscernible, becoming-woman, coupling, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, The Logic of Sense

Garden of Small Nuptials
(in DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials )
keywords: colour, François Zourabichvili, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, resistance, stratum, transcendence