LAST Collective


Beth Arnold

Melanie Irwin

Katie Lee

Clare Rae

Hanna Tai


Notes on Light and Air (Shoreline Score)
Evidence of Life: MoreArt 2022
Melbourne Art Fair Project Room

Recent Work 2019-20

LIGHT: The Second LAST Collective Show 2017
The First LAST Collective Show 2016


Print set (blue stamp) 2017

Print set (black stamp) 2016

Artists’ works 

Artists’ publications


Light and Air and Space and Time (LAST) is an artist collective. Founding members Beth Arnold, Melanie Irwin, Katie Lee, Clare Rae and Hanna Tai have come together with shared affinities among their practices and a firm belief that independent artists don’t have to work alone.

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Performance works in development 2019-2020

Brunswick Mechanics Institute December 2019
In December 2019 we participated in a residency at the Brunswick Mechanics Institute, facilitated by Next Wave. The residency provided us with the time and space to initiate some new collaborative works. Artist/dancer/choreographer Jude Walton spent time with us as a mentor during the residency, which was focused on developing the performative qualities in each of our practices and the development of new collaborative performance works.

Contemporary Art and Feminism: Care Symposium Exhibition 2019
George Paton Gallery, University of Melbourne, 30 October - 2 November, 2019

L-R: Last Collective Presents video showreel, Linda Judge Stroke, painting series; Joanne Makas The Three Graces in Black Gully, sculpture. Installation image: Hanna Tai
More details of the Contemporary Art and Feminism project can be found here: