Federation Square, Melbourne, Australia UNNERVED 2022

Installation in Federation Square Melbourne in “The Atrium” and on the face of the ACMI, Australian Centre of the Moving Image Sept/Oct 2022.  This work was created during a fellowship at the fEEL Lab at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. UNNERVED premiered in Melbourne, Australia during the “Big Anxiety Festival Sept/Oct […]

Watershed Venice 2022

WATERSHED is a large scale public art project that has moved around the world. It is a projection onto a highly visible site and its mission is to catalyze conversation about climate change and infrastructure issues that are critical.

Watershed Parrish Art Museum 2020

WATERSHED is a large scale public art project that has moved around the world. It is a projection onto a highly visible site and its mission is to catalyze conversation about climate change and infrastructure issues that are critical to areas like Red Hook, a Watershed area and to environmental issues such as climate change, flooding and, brownfields.

UNNERVED 2021

The UNNERVED project began as part of the fellowship at the fEEL Lab at UNSW School of Art, Design and Architecture in 2020. The compilation video includes UNNERVED created as a commission for the Big Anxiety Festival 2022 at the Museum of the Moving Image, Melbourne Australia. The other works included in the compilation is […]

Article in The Age, Melbourne, Australia

As Anita began painting a giant heart, her own was quietly breaking It took a life-threatening experience for Anita Glesta to understand that her heart was broken. The Australian artist was chatting with some art dealers at a Christmas party in New York, where she lives, when she “started to feel like I had this […]

Watershed 2013 – ongoing

Glesta began her project WATERSHED when she was invited to do work through the video art organization ARTPORT_Making Waves and the United Nations during the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference in 2009. Like many of her projects, she engaged in research to learn more about the topic. Through beautiful and sometimes lyrical imagery, her multi-channel video […]

Watershed, Venice 2022

During the Venice Biennale 2022 WATERSHED was projected along a canal in a prominent location on the face of the Palazzina Canonica. The video was presented by Artport_making waves WE ARE OCEAN in collaboration with CNR-ISMAR during their one week programming of workshops and events around the theme of Marine life, our oceans.

Australian works

Lenticular Lens 1998 “Wynyard Park” was commissioned by the city of Sydney in 1998. This work was created as a temporary signage/sculptural work for a city park and was sited at a bus stop at the entrance to the park.The technology is called “lenticular lens” and involves two or three images on a single screen. […]

US Census Bureau

The U.S. General Services Admission Art in Architecture Program commissioned this integrated landscape work to celebrate the work of the Census Bureau while also providing a simulating outdoor environment for employees and visitors.