Lisa is a graduate of the department’s Cultural Anthropology PhD program and the Program in Culture and Media. Her dissertation ‘© CAAMA Productions: Listening, Revelation and Cultural Intimacy at the Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association’ (2009) explored how a generation of desert Indigenous media producers (who have since become renowned Australian filmmakers) developed an aesthetically distinctive storytelling movement that has offered global audiences new proximities with traditional desert people, languages, worlds and histories. Lisa’s ongoing research, media production and curatorial work explore contemporary forms of Indigenous cultural survival globally and their intercultural and intergenerational dynamics, with a special focus on media and art from central Australia. Since 2002, Lisa has been based in Alice Springs and Darwin where she has undertaken a range of field research and professional projects with a wide variety of Indigenous and community media and art organisations for national and international broadcasters, art events and anthropological symposia. She is currently an ARC Research Fellow at NIEA, UNSW Art & Design and Honorary Research Associate at Charles Darwin University, and also the mother of two young children.