Lucas Ihlein is an Australia Council for the Arts Fellow in Emerging and Experimental Arts (2016-18). Since 2010 his work has focused on the links between art and agriculture. Major recent projects include The Yeomans Project (with Ian Milliss) (2011-14) at Art Gallery of NSW and ACCA; and Guangzhou Delta Haiku (2016) at Observation Society (China) and 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art (Sydney). He is currently working on Sugar vs the Reef?, a collaboration between artists and sugarcane farmers in Mackay, Queensland, for which he was awarded a DECRA research fellowship from the Australian Research Council. He has a PhD in creative arts from Deakin University (2011), and now works as an artist-researcher at University of Wollongong.