Masters of Fine Art candidate, College of Fine Arts, UNSW
Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honors, College of Fine Arts, UNSW


2012 Rapture (silent anthem) Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane
The Line of Lode and Death of Charlie Day, 24HR Art Northern Territory Centre for Contemporary Art, Darwin
2011 The Begin-Again, C3West Project commissioned by The Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney and Hurstville City Council
2010 Rapture (silent anthem), Centre for Contemporary Photography (projection window), Melbourne
Natural History, Gallery 9, Sydney
Heritage Park, Heritage Week Film Commission, Campbelltown Arts Centre 
2009 The Line of Lode and Death of Charlie Day, Dubbo Regional Gallery
2008 The Line of Lode and Death of Charlie Day, Broken Hill Regional Gallery
2003 The Rockets Red Glare, Mori Gallery, Sydney


2013 Balnaves Contemporary: We Used to Talk About Love, Art Gallery of NSW
Seven Points (part one): Marley Dawson, Anna Kristensen, Angelica Mesiti, Embassy of Australia Gallery, Washington DC, USA
Sharjah Biennale 11, United Arab Emirates. Curated by Yuko Hasegawa (March)
5th Auckland Triennial; If you where to live here Auckland, New Zealand. Curated bu Hou Hanru (May)
The space between us: Anna Landa Award for video and new media 2013, Art Gallery of NSW (May)
Aichi Triennial, Nagoya Japan (August)
2012 Kochi-Mizuris Biennale, Kerala India
Montevideo Biennial: El Gran Sur, Uruguay curated by Alfons Hug
TarraWarra Biennial: Sonic Spheres, TarraWarra Museum of Art, curated by Victoria Lynn 
NEW12, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
Volume One: MCA Collection (permanent display), Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
2011 17th International Contemporary Art Festival SESC Videobrasil: Southern Panoramas competitive exhibition, Sao Paulo 
London Australia Film Festival (Artists Film program) The Barbican London 
Videonale 13: Festival for Contemporary Video Art, Kunstmuseum Bonn 
South by Southeast; Recent Video from Australia and New Zealand, 3rd Yebisu International Festival for Art and Alternative Visions, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
Selectively Revealed, Aram Art Gallery, Goyang Seoul Korea 
2010 Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid, Centre Pompidou Paris, Auditorium of the Ministerio de Cultura Madrid, Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin
No Soul For Sale, Tate Modern London
Move on Asia, Loop Gallery Seoul Korea, LABoral, Gijon in Spain
Experimenta Utopia Now; Biennale of Media Art, Federation Square Melbourne, Carriageworks Sydney, Museum of Old and New Art Tasmania
Nightshifters; Liveworks Festival, Performance Space Carriageworks Sydney 
Hardbodies, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre 
Time and Space, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre 
2009 58th Blake Prize (winner), NAS Gallery, Sydney 
Helen Lempriere Travelling Art Scholarship: Finalist Exhibition, Artspace Sydney
VAD International Video and Digital Arts Festival, Girona Spain
Souvenirs from Earth, TV Channel for Contemporary Art, Germany and France
Les Recontres International Berlin/Madrid, Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin, Reina Sofia National Museum Madrid
Loop 09, Video Art festival Barcelona
Event; New Moving Image Works, Artspace Sydney
Australia? Mildura Arts Centre,
dTour/08 –09, d.Lux media Arts Regional touring exhibition
2008 Les Recontres International, Paris, Ecole Des Beaux Arts, Paris
National Film and Sound Archive’s Big Screen 08. Broken Hill Regional Gallery
Loop 08, Barcelona. Video Art festival
Face to Face, Australian regional touring exhibition
2007 Five x Five, Ivan Dogherty Gallery, Sydney
2006 Game On, Next Wave Festival, 200 Gertrude St, Melbourne
Play: Portraiture and Performance in Recent Video Art from Australia and New Zealand, Adam Art Gallery New Zealand and Perth Institute of Contemporary Art
2005 O.K Video Festival, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta
2004 Video Spell 4: Cartographies, The Performance Space, Sydney
Work Rest Play (Escape), Imperial Slacks Collective, Artspace Sydney
720 x 576 Ate, Phatspace Sydney
2003 Sidney Kahn Summer Institute, The Kitchen, New York
2002 Desk Job, Mori Gallery, Sydney
Video, Film, Sound, Scott Donovan Gallery, Sydney
Broken Hotel, Tour dLux, Broken Hill, NSW
Projekt Issue 2, Kings ARI Melbourne
Positive Overkill, Imperial Slacks Gallery, Surry Hills


2013 The Ian Potter Moving Image Commission
2011 Recipient of the AFTRS Creative Fellowship Award
Arts NSW Quick Response Project Funding
2010 Sydney Underground Film Festival (Jury Award)
2009 58th Blake Prize for Religious and Spiritual Art (Winner)
Australia Council for the Arts, new work grant 
Cité International des Arts residency (University of New South Wales studio)
Ian Potter Foundation Travel Grant
2008 Nava Marketing Scheme Grant
2007-09 University Post Graduate Scholarship, UNSW
2002 RUN_WAY Young and Emerging Artists Initiative, Australia Council

2004 d>art04, Guest curator with Brendan Lee, emerging Australian artist category
2002 Serial 7’s, Vol.1&2, Video Publication, Imperial Slacks Gallery

Juliana Engberg ‘Rapture and Rupture: Angelica Mesiti’s Citizens Band’, NEW12 Catalogue essay, ACCA Melbourne 2012
Andrew Stevens, ‘Bold new strokes’ The Age, March 17, 2012
Dan Rule, ‘Immersive Sensory and Spatial Environments at NEW12’, Broadsheet Melbourne 22nd March 2012
Rachel Kent, Abigail Moncrief ‘Angelica Mesiti: The Begin-Again’, published by C3West and The MCA Sydney, 2011
Daniel Mudie Cunningham, ‘The Begin-Again’, Runway, Issue 19: Life, Winter 2011, pp.
Jacqueline Millner, ‘Decentralising Cultural Capital’, Broadsheet, Vol. 40 No. 2, June 2011, p. 141
Virginia Baxter, ‘Re-inventing the city: Hurstville, Singapore, Blacktown, Manila’, RealTime, Volume 103, June-July 2011, pp. 2-3
Annalice Creighton, ‘Angelica Mesiti: The Begin-Again’, DAS 500, accessed 12 May, 2011, <>
Steve Meacham, ‘From drag king to Dragon town via Paris’, Sydney Morning Herald, 29 March, 2011
Angela Bennetts, 'Natural History', Runway, Issue 16: Disappearance, 2010, p.70-74
Ashleigh Wilson, ‘For winner Angelica Mesiti, the Blake Prize rocks’, The Australian, 4 September, 2009
Adam Fulton, ‘How videos killed the painting stars at the Blake Prize’, Sydney Morning Herald, 4 September, 2009
Aaron Kreisler, 'Faraway So Close,' Listener New Zealand, Jan 14th, p49
Tanya Peterson, 'Serial 7’s,' Eyeline Contemporary Visual Arts #47, summer 2001-2002

2004 Biennale of Sydney, Symposium, 'The Video Condition of Art', Performance Space
2003 Primavera Artists talks, Museum of Contemporary Art
2002 Public art discussion series,'Video Art: The Next Wave', Museum of Contemporary Art

2000-2007 Part-time lecturer, School of Media Arts, College Of Fine Arts, UNSW
2000-2005 Editing tutor, Metro Screen, Sydney
2005-2006 Editing tutor, Australian Film Television and Radio School
2004 Part-time lecturer, School of Fine Arts, UWS