Ross Gibson


Ross Gibson is Centenary Professor of Creative & Cultural Research at the University of Canberra.  He works collaboratively on books, films, artworks and strategic-planning exercises, and he supervises postgraduate students in similar pursuits 

During the early 2000s he was Creative Director for the establishment of the Australian Centre for the Moving Image at Federation Square in Melbourne.  Prior to that, while working at the University of Technology in Sydney, he was a Senior Consultant Producer during the development and inaugural years of the Museum of Sydney.  Over the past two decades he has also held Professorial posts at UTS and the University of Sydney.

Recent works include: the books 26 Views of the Starburst World (2012), Changescapes (2015), Memoryscopes (2015), The Criminal Re-Register (2017), reDACT (2019), plus the ABC Radio National feature Green Love (2016), and the public artwork Bluster Town, commissioned for Wynyard railway station by Transport NSW.

A fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities, he has served on the Boards of Directors for several public agencies and has been a member of the foresighting team for the Prime Minister’s Science, Engineering and Innovation Council. He is also a regular Panel Chair for the Hong Kong Council for the Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications.