Giles Thackway (Australia 1987) is a graduate of a combined Bachelors of Fine Arts and International Studies with First Class Honors from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia (2010). As a founding member of the collaborative art collective Bababa International, Thackway has exhibited collectively and individually in Australia as well as Asia, Europe and the USA. This includes Lovec/Repair at the 29th Ljubljana Biennale (2011), an installation inside a former Slovenian hunting store that invited the public to bring their broken possessions for repair. Flue, the centerpiece and Exhibition Design of the Australian Pavilion at the 9th Shanghai Biennale (2012), comprised an installation of labyrinthine corridors containing raw materials that facilitated the production of bricks. In 2013, Thackway contributed to the #27 Kaldor Art Projects: 13 Rooms exhibition in Sydney, Australia, delivering a public lecture with Dr. Toni Ross (COFA). He currently lives and works between New York and Sydney.