Ross Gibson


Ross Gibson is Centenary Professor of Creative & Cultural Research at the University of Canberra.  In this role he works collaboratively to produce books, films and artworks 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 twelve years he has 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), Stone Grown Cold (2015) and The Criminal Re-Register (2017);  the ABC Radio National feature Green Love (2016);  the public artwork Bluster Town, commissioned for Wynyard railway station by Transport NSW.

A member of the Australian Academy of Humanities, he has been on the Boards of Directors for several public agencies and has served on working parties for the Prime Minister’s Science, Engineering and Innovation Council.