Rosemary Laing is a photo-based artist. Her projects are most often created in relation to cultural and/or historically resonant locations throughout Australia. With interventions undertaken in situ or through the use of choreographed performance work, she engages with the politics of place and contemporary culture.
The Unquiet Landscapes of Rosemary Laing, a major survey of her work was held at Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney in 2005 and travelled to Kunsthallen Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, Denmark in 2006. TarraWarra Museum of Art, Victoria presented a major survey of Rosemary Laing’s work in 2018, consisting of 28 large-scale works spanning a 30-year period.