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Alisha Abate

Alisha Abate is an emerging contemporary artist and creative producer, living and working in Melbourne. She graduated from a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Sculptural and Spatial practice) from Victorian College of the Arts. Alisha is from Italian heritage, her family migrated to Melbourne's West in 1959 where they began working in local industries. Alisha’s sculptural practice explores how the living body inhabits space and the reciprocal relationship of how space is seen and constructed.

Alisha has founded SOFT INFRASTRUCTURE which provides arts infrastructure opportunities to creatives. She has previously participated in residencies at TestingGrounds and Melbourne’sLiving Museum of the West where her work went on to be published in internationally distributed Inflexion Journal. Alisha has produced shows as a part of MidsummaFestival and Melbourne Fringe, exhibited extensively in galleries around Melbourne and is the recipient of awards from West Space and Chapman & Bailey.

Company: Soft Infrastructure  
Role: Artist and Producer  
Practice: Sculpture  
Website: alishaabate.com  |  softinfrastructure.com  
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Phone: 0412 841 432