Louise Mackenzie is an artist, curator and educator. Her practice explores human relationships with the non-human world using methodologies based in process, chance, appropriation and translation.

With an interest in experimental and experiential practices, sound and new/found media play an important role in Louise’s work. She is a Director of ASCUS Art and Science, Edinburgh and a Lecturer in Contemporary Art Practice at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee. Louise holds a PhD in Fine Art from BxNU Institute of Contemporary Art and is a member of the Cultural Negotiation of Science Research Group.

Through her practice she has developed a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach to critical engagement with scientific practice, co-founding interdisciplinary pop-up cinema, Black Box and interdisciplinary community for research in human/animal relationships, Alive Together. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including ZKM (Germany), BALTIC CCA (UK) and National Library of Madrid (Spain) and she has written for publications with MIT Press, Routledge, Bloomsbury and Intellect.

Skills & Experience

  • Project management
  • Visiting lecturer (HE)
  • Workshsops (adult)