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Louisa Minkin is an artist based in London, UK.

She worked on the AHRC Networking project Concepts Have Teeth and its sister project in Canada Mootookakio’ssin [Distant Awareness], Directed by knowledge holders from Kainai, Piikani, Siksika, and Amskapipiikani nations, these projects aim to connect Blackfoot people living in North America with their cultural heritage held by museums in the UK. The projects use digital imaging techniques, art-based public engagement and spatial web technologies.

She worked with archaeologists Andy Jones and Marta Diaz Guardamino and artist Ian Dawson on the Making a Mark project, bringing archaeological visualisation techniques and 3D imaging technologies into creative practice. In 2017 she and Elizabeth Wright curated Annihilation Event at Central Saint Martins.

Ian Dawson and Louisa Minkin worked on Pictures Not Homes together. Before then they built a reconstruction of Francois Willeme's Photosculpture apparatus with a student and staff team from Winchester School of Art.

Since 2012 she has been 'making banners sometimes' with Francis Summers as LMFS.

FShe was a member of Five Years, a collaborative artists' project from 2010-17.


  Louisa Minkin is a Reader in Visual Art Practices and Research into Teaching Co-ordinator for the Art Programme at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London. She was Course Leader for MA Fine Art at CSM from 2013-2021. From 2010-13 she was Pathway Leader in Printmaking at Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton. From 2000-2007 she was Head of Painting at Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts, London.  
  She studied Fine Art at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, University of Oxford and Painting at the Royal College of Art. After graduating from the RCA she was awarded an Arts Foundation Fellowship in Painting. In 2006 she was an Abbey Fellow in Painting at the British School at Rome.