Leigh Hobba is a Hobart based artist who over 40 years of practice has maintained a national and international reputation with an exhibition based practice incorporating installation, performance art, music, sound, temporal media, writing, curating and teaching. He was the foundation academic of the Video Department at the Tasmanian School of Art in 1984, a Department which continues as the Electronic-Media Department at the Tasmanian College of the Arts in Hobart.
While undertaking field work and research as part of study leave, Hobba was in residence at Bundanon to develop ideas for a new body of work involving audio-visual post-production, print processes, performance development, composition and writing.
In 2017 Wendy Morrow, Leigh Hobba and Trevor Patrick were in residence. Together they made progress on the creative development of their ‘Geologies’ project, refining music and movement for stage performance.
During the time at Bundanon in 2016, Hobba continued work on a sound score for a dance performance work Geologies, with dancer Wendy Morrow