GABRIELLE DE DIETRI (b.1983) lives and works in Naarm (Melbourne) on stolen lands of the Kulin Nations. She holds a Master of Fine Art from Monash University, a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) from the VCA, University of Melbourne and a Certificate of Visual Arts from the Ecole Superieure d’Art d’Aix, France.
Her practice as an artist is concept-driven, socially-engaged and collaborative. Her work has taken form as pedagogical systems, community events, interactive public performances, documents, invented languages, fictional historical insertions, lectures and gardens.
Gabrielle has carried out projects in non-traditional locations; she has also held exhibitions in many major Australian institutions in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Internationally, she has shown her work in public spaces, galleries, and museums in Berlin, Toronto, Chicago, Auckland, Copenhagen and Singapore.
Currently, Gabrielle is co-director of A Centre for Everything, an on-going pedagogical experiment. She has previously created significant commissions for Climarte, Public Art Melbourne, ACCA Regional Touring and has work in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia, University of Melbourne, City of Yarra, State Library of Victoria, City of Melbourne.