Luciana Abait

 

Luciana Abait was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and is currently based in Los Angeles, where she is a resident artist of 18th Street Arts Center in Santa Monica. Her multimedia works deal with climate change and environmental fragility, and their impacts on immigration in particular. Abait’s artworks have been shown in solo shows in galleries, museums and international art fairs across the world. She has completed numerous corporate andpublic art commissions, among them “Vistas”, a 24 feet mural commissioned by Miami- Dade Art in Public Places and “Hong Kong Windows”, commissioned by Swire Properties in Hong Kong. Her recent public art projects have included The Billboard Creative, where her artwork was displayed on a billboard in Hollywood, Projecting Possibilities, a video projection onto the street in Culver City, and LUMINEX in Los Angeles, where her 34-foot high immersive video installation “Agua” was projected onto a historic cultural monument: the Petroleum Securities Building in Downtown Los Angeles. Abait’s works are held in private, public and corporate collections from the United States, Europe, Latin America and East Asia. Abait is the recipient of the 2016 Santa Monica Individual Artist Fellowship Award and the “Art Lives Here” Award by the Geffen Playhouse in 2022.