Marian Tubbs is an artist living and working on Gadigal land. Her broad research interests include vision technologies, poor materialities and language or text in art.
Marian holds a PhD from UNSW Art & Design and is a lecturer in Photomedia at the National Art School where she also sits on the academic board. Selected exhibitions and screenings include, Looking But Not Seeing, Benalla Regional Gallery, 2018, Thank you for coming, Nice, France, 2018, Currency at Lilac City Studios, 2018, Infrastructural Inequalities, Artspace, 2018, Hypersea, Monaco, 2018; STATION, Sydney, 2018; Another Dimension, McClelland Gallery, 2018; Apocalypse Summer, ltd los angeles, LA, 2017; In Practice, SculptureCenter, NY, 2017; quiet revolutions and les enfants terribles, Station, Melbourne, 2017; Zona Maco, ltd los angeles, Mexico City, 2017; Contemporary Monsters, Minerva, Sydney, 2016; Abstract Sex*, Bard CCS, New York, 2016; Pleasure and Reality, National Gallery of Victoria, 2015-16; Contemporary Print Culture, National Gallery of Australia, 2015; riven, Station, Melbourne, 2015; Relational Changes, Christine König Galerie, Vienna, 2015; NADA, New York, Minerva, 2015; Hairy Plotter and the Polygrapher's Tones, Toves, Copenhagen, 2015; Primavera 2014: Young Australian Artists, MCA, Sydney, 2015; Quake 2, Arcadia Missa, London, 2015; Glean, Minerva, Sydney, 2014. In 2017 Tubbs was the recipient of the Marten Bequest Scholarship for sculpture, and in 2015 MCA's Online Commission. Tubbs work is held at the National Gallery of Australia, National Gallery of Victoria, Museum of Contemporary Art and international institutional collections.
In 2017 her work was included in the anthology Australiana to Zeitgeist published by Thames and Hudson. In 2014, she contributed as an author to the philosophy volume Deleuze and Guattari and the Arts: Intensities & Lines of Flight published by Rowman & Littlefield International.