Professional Roles (2011-present)
Since moving to Australia in 2011 I have worked on the following projects. You’ll need to look elsewhere to see a list of my own art works or my work at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland or Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne.
ANAT SPECTRA 2022: Multiplicity - 25 March - 6 May 2022
Academic Chair & Curatorial Circle I worked closely with ANAT CEO Melissa Delaney and SPECTRA Curator David Pledger to oversee the call for papers and peer-review of submissions for SPECTRA 2022. I chaired the day-long symposium 36 Ideas to While Away the Winter.
School of Computing and Information Systems, Faculty of Engineering, University of Melbourne 2019 – 2022
Artist in Residence. Seconded to CIS to develop relationships and projects between artists and computer scientists. Specifically developing the mixed reality public art work Child of Now.
Hyde Park Arts Center, Chicago, USA January - February 2019
Jackman Goldwasser Artist in Residence. Artist apartment, studio, rehearsal space and technical support provided by Hyde Park Arts Center, travel provided by City of Chicago.
Blast Theory, 20 Wellington Road, Brighton, UK April - June 2018
Artist in Residence. Recipient of pvi collective and Australia Council of the Arts International Residency Program.
Blood, Dec 2016 - Feb 2017
Curatorial Advisor. Science Gallery Melbourne’s inaugural exhibition program Blood. Dec 2016- Feb 2017
British Migrants: Instant Australians?, Melbourne Immigration Museum, June 2016
Post Show Discussions, Arts House, 2016
Chaired the following post-show discussions at Arts House Season 1 and 2 in 2016:
Ashley Dyer, Nigel Brown and company, Tremor (17 November 2016)
Tamara Saulwick & Kate Neal, Permission to Speak (24 November 2016)
Melanie Jame Wolf/Savage Amusement, Mira Fuchs (9 June 2016)
Dalisa Pigram & Rachael Swain of Marrugeku, Cut the Sky (7 July 2016)
‘The Pedagogy of Adrian Howells’, 2016
Writer. Book chapter in It’s All Allowed: The Performances Of Adrian Howells by Heddon, D and Johnson, D (Eds.), 2016.
ACMI Events: In Conversation With Simon Wilkinson, March 2015
Post Show Discussions, Arts House, 2015
Chaired the following post-show discussions at Arts House in 2015:
Nicola Gunn, Piece for Person and Ghetto Blaster (12 November 2015)
Martin Friedel and Michael Kieran Harvey, Dance of the Bee (12 September 2015)
Matthew Sleeth, A Drone (11 September 2015)
Kate McIntosh, All Ears (4 September 2015)
Jo Lloyd, Confusion for Three (27 August 2015)
Ahil Ratnamohan, SDS1 (22 August 2015)
Tamara Saulwick, Endings (14 May 2015)
Post, Oedipus Schmoedipus (7 May 2015)
A Filibuster of Dreams, March 2014
The Festival of Live Art has arrived … but what is live art?, March 2014
ENUF is Enough, Feb - June 2014
Producer. A 28 minute documentary film by Guilio Tami, with 25 actors. In collaboration with Living Positive Victoria and The Positive Speaker’s Bureau. Premiered AIDS2014: 20th International AIDS Conference, Melbourne, Australia. Watch online – password: ENUF
Post Show Discussions, Arts House, 2014
Chaired the following post-show discussions at Arts House in 2014:
Chunky Move and Antony Hamilton, Keep Everything (21 August 2014)
Dewey Dell, Marzo (11 October 2014)
one step at a time like this, Since I Suppose (28 October 2014)
‘Bewildering Behaviour: Practice as Research for audiences and other creators of immersive performance’, 2014
Acting up – climate change cause needs performers’ help, July 2013
In Your Hands, March 2013 - March 2016
Concept and Project Design. Four groups of artists commissioned to create four new artworks mediated through hand-held technology. Festival Of Live Art, Arts House, Australia Council for the Arts, March 2013 – March 2016. Co-authored with Angharad Wynne-Jones
HOT: New Dance and Performance from Australia, Dec 2012 - July 2014
Curator. International festival of leading Australian performance work. Tramway for The XXth Commonwealth Games, Glasgow, UK, December 2012 – July 2014.
It’s an Earthquake in my Heart, Oct-Nov 2013
Next Wave Curatorial Committee, 2013-14
Member of Selection Committee for Kickstart Programme and Next Wave Festival representing theatre and performance.
Near and Far, February 2013
Post Show Discussions, Arts House, 2013
Stephanie Lake and Robin Fox, A Small Prometheus (17 October 2013)
Branch Nebula, Whelping Box (6 September 2013)
Roslyn Oades, I’m Your Man (5 September 2013)
Hydra Poesis, Prompter (15 August 2013)
Fight The Landlord, August 2012
Digital Media in Community Performance: A New Model for Participation, June 2012
Keynote Speaker Theatre Planning Network, Olympic Centre, Tokyo, Japan, 5 June 2012. Writer of guest article for Theatre & Policy Journal (Japanese)
Intimate Spaces: Horror, Wonder, Desire and the Perception of Presence, May 2012
'Transdisciplinary Form and Production: Reflections on Translation, Embodiment and Mobility (through Alma Mater, 2011)', 2012
Are the Live Arts dead? The Role of Live Arts in Contemporary Society, November 2011
A Mouthful of Birds, October 2011
Unity (1918), June 2011