Gabriella Hirst (she/her) is an artist. She was born and grew up on Cammeraygal land (Australia) and is currently living between Berlin and London. She works primarily with moving image, performance, and with the garden as a site of critique and care. Gabriella's practice and research explores connections between various manifestations of capture and control - spanning plant taxonomies, landscape painting, art conservation and nuclear history.
Gabriella is the recipient of the 2020 ACMI/Ian Potter Moving Image Commission, Australia's most significant moving image award. Recent exhibitions have included Darling Darling at ACMI, The National 2021 at AGNSW, Splitting the Atom at CAC/SMC Vilnius and Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2018. Gabriella is an associate lecturer in Media Studies with the RCA School of Architecture, and a member of the FFF research group at the RCA.