CURRICULUM VITAE

Founder & Artistic Director of Antidote | Gallery Associate at STATION | Sydney

EDUCATION

2019 – Masters of Art Curating at University of Sydney
2016 Theatre of the Oppressed New York City (TONYC) intensive ‘Forum Theatre’ workshop with Milk Crate Theatre
2015 Bachelor of Arts (Theatre and Performance Studies / English) at University of New South Wales, Sydney
2015 Bachelor of Music (Vocal Performance) at University of New South Wales, Sydney
2011 Shakespeare and Contemporaries Summer Course LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art)

CURATING

2020 April/May (Forthcoming) Dancing with the Dead at Lock-Up Gallery Newcastle, featuring: Khadim Ali, Soojin Chang, Fiona Foley, Mojgan Habibi, Pieter Hugo, Lindy Lee, Pierre Mukeba, Stanislava Pinchuk, Sarker Protick and Jemima Wyman
2020 March The Red Carpet by Stanislava Pinchuk. Presented at the Sydney Opera House Festival: All About Women
2019 September Acts of Appearance by Gauri Gill. Presented at the Sydney Opera House Festival Antidote: A festival of Ideas, Action & Change
2018 October Performing Textiles at Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne. A continuation of solo video works by Kawita Vatanajyankur, commissioned for the Inaugural Bangkok Art Biennale.
2018 September The Balancing Act: Kawita Vatanajyankur – Presented at the Sydney Opera House Festival Antidote: A festival of Ideas, Action & Change
2018 March / The Trace – Co-curated with James Nguyen at Wellington Street Projects. Featuring: Lindy Lee, Zanny Begg, Abdul-Rahman Abdullah, Rushdi Anwar and Justin Dingwall
2018 March / The fruit was sweeter then. The fish were more plentiful at Alaska Projects, Kings Cross. A commissioned work by Jason Phu, presented as part of ‘The Trace’ extended exhibition series
2017 September / Christian Thompson: Lake Dolly at the Sydney Opera House. Co-presented as part of the Inaugural event – Antidote: A Festival of Arts, Action & Ideas
2017 September / Engender at ALASKA Projects, Kings Cross. Featuring: Tony Albert, Angelica Mesiti, Liam Benson, Get to Work, Angela Yu, Archie Barry and Echo Morgan
2017 June / Moving Nations at Collab Gallery, Chippendale. Featuring: Abdul Abdullah, Eugenia Lim, Olga Cironis, James Nyugen, Dean Cross, Peter Drew, Penny Ryan and Justine Youssef
2017 March / Anthropocene at AirSpace Projects Gallery, Marrickville. Featuring: Kawita Vatanajyankur, Nicole Monks, Andy Mullens and Laura Doggett

ROLES

(Ongoing)  Tutor – Australian Theatre for Young People
(Ongoing) Facilitating artist – Milk Crate Theatre
2019 Project & Marketing Assistant at Kaldor Public Art Projects
2018 Co-Executive Producer of Arts & Culture at FBi Radio
2017 – 2018 Mentee in Australian Council for the Arts Mentorship Program
2016 – 2017 Leader of the Amnesty ARTillery Action Group NSW
2016 Junior Assistant – ARTAND Foundation
2016 Co-Facilitator of ‘Aspire Me’ Drama Camp in Berrigan with The House that Dan Built

RECENT ARTISTIC WORK

2019 Art Direction on ‘I am Kannagi’ – a short film by Zanny Begg
2017 Performance artist at STACKS Gallery with ‘Sit!’ – a collaboration with Writer Emma Size
2016 Participant and auditor of Bell Shakespeare’s Juvenile Justice Program at Reiby JJC Campbelltown
2016 Production assistant on PYT collaboration with Griffin Theatre – ‘Tribunal’ 
2016 Co-Director and Dramaturge for Yve Blake & Co on ‘Homeslice’ – a show touring Perth Fringe Festival
2016 Live Action Performer in ‘The Forest Unyielding’ – a multi-disciplinary installation piece devised by Self Help Arts and Margot Politis
2015 Assistant Director and Vocal Coach of ‘War Crimes’ – a show at ATYP
2014 Singer / performer in ‘You Are Here‘ – a touring show by Milk Crate Theatre
2013 Co-Facilitator on ‘Homefull’ – a Milk Crate Theatre video project produced by Milky Way Social Enterprise and Stage Door programs

AWARDS / PANELS

2018 September – MGNSW ArtChat Presenter
2018 April NSW/ACT Young Achievers award (Art & Fashion) Winner
2017 Panelist for ‘CAUSE & EFFECT: ARTS & SOCIAL CAUSE FORUM’ – Vivid Ideas
2017 Panelist for ‘Contemporary Curating’ Discussion panel – UNSW Art & Design
2015 Recipient of the UNSW Dean’s Leadership Award under category of ‘Social Impact’ for theatrical work in the community based field