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Taken Spaces

Tokyo day/night


Synthetic species




BORN 1989


Leela Schauble is an emerging new media artist based in Melbourne and exhibits between China and Australia. In 2016, Schauble completed a Masters of Fine Arts, Research, at the Victorian College of the Arts. During 2011 Schauble graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Majoring in Painting, Honours.


In 2015, Schauble embarked on a trip to the Arctic on The Arctic Circle Expedition. Her selected shows include, Local Futures: The Culture China Young Overseas Chinese, He Xiangning Art Museum China (2013), Channels Festival with Q.U.A.D Projects (2015), Synthetic Species Motion Study No. 7 White Night Melbourne (2015), Taken Spaces Seventh Gallery and Perth Centre of Photography (2016).   Selected upcoming shows include, The Persuaded Landscape Watch This Space, Alice Springs (2017) and New Species: Experimental Media, China (2017).


leela [at] schauble [dot] com



2015 Masters of Fine Arts [Research], Victoria College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, Australia [ongoing]


2011 Honours of Fine Arts, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia


2010 Bachelors of Fine Arts, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia






2016 Perth Centre of Photography, Taken Spaces, WA


2016 Puteney Street, Going North, SA


2016 Bus Projects, Signal, VIC


2016 Gaffa Gallery, Taken Spaces, NSW


2016 Seventh Gallery, Taken Spaces, VIC


2016 PhotoAccess, Taken Spaces, ACT


2014 Platform Contemporary Art Space, The Subsequence Occurrence, VIC


2013 Obscura Gallery, Synthetic Species Photographic Series, VIC


2013 BLINDSIDE Gallery, Uncertain, VIC


2012 Melbourne Affordable Art Fair, Next Gen Booth - Ausin Tung Gallery, VIC


2012 Seventh Gallery, Dyeing Waters, VIC


2011 Yarra Sculpture Gallery, Untitled, VIC






2017 Nite Art, Frames of Seeing, Chapter House, VIC


2017 New Species: Experimental Media, China


2017 Watch This Space, The Persuaded Landscape, Central Australia [upcoming]


2016 Kings Artist Run, Without Ending, VIC


2016 Trocadero Art Space, Who is Mr Favisar, VIC


2015 Channels Festival, Q.U.A.D Projects, Public Engagement Program, VIC


2015 Brenda May Gallery, Black Box Projects, Resolving Ruins curated by Screen Space, NSW


2015 White Night Melbourne, Synthetic Species Motion Study No.7, VIC


2015 Zepplin Projects, Moving Image Montage, VIC


2014 Perth Centre of Photography, CLIP Finalist Award Exhibition, WA


2014 Brunswick Street Gallery, Relationships of Place in Photography, VIC


2013 BLINDSIDE Gallery, Curtain Call, VIC


2013 He Xiangning Art Museum, Local Futures, curator Le Zhengwei and Feng Boyi, China


2013 Platform Contemporary Art Space, II Palazzo Enciclopedico (The Encyclopedic Palace): Melbourne Offsite for the 55th Venice Biennale, VIC


2013 Brunswick Street Gallery, Capture The Fleeting, VIC


2013 XLY MOMA, A Half Scene, Chengdu, China


2013 Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Post Card Show, VIC


2012 V-Art Centre, Just What is it About the End of the World that Makes it so Appealing? curated by Mathieu Borysevicz, Shanghai, China


2011 Gertrude Street Projection Festival, Hidden: Places and Spaces, VIC


2011 Brunswick Arts Space, Entry, VIC


2009 Monash University Runt Space, Oh! Sweet Candy,  VIC






2015 Mappathon Workshop, Reverse Gallery, NY


2015 Faculty Small Grant Scheme, University of Melbourne, VIC


2015 Artist in Residence, The Arctic Circle, The Farm Foundation for the Arts and Scientist, Inc., NY


2014 Finalist for CLIP Awards, Perth Centre of Photography, WA


2014 Finalist for Multimedia Awards, Head on Photo Festival, NSW


2012 Artist in Residence, Shen Shaomin’s Studio, ACAF, China


2009 Palazzo Vaj, Prato, Italy






2015 Canberra Times; February 12 2016, PhotoAccess Members: In Sequence. Madeline Bishop/Leela Schauble: Taken Spaces. by Peter Haynes


2012 Tide Magazine: December Issue, China


2012 Art Melbourne: May 30, 2012, The Age, written by Robert Nelson


2011 Fenner, Brooke Shanti [ed]; Together where we inhabit: a collection of circular art writing, [Melbourne: independently published, 2011]