Natelie King - Curator


  • Reversible Destiny – Art News

    In collaboration with University of Melbourne and Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo Photographic Art Museum presents an International Online Symposium from 4 to 6 October…

  • Reversible Destiny: Australian and Japanese Contemporary Photography

    Can a photograph reverse history by shifting perception, reconfiguring memory and modifying time? In Reversible

  • Spotlight

    Curator NATALIE KING, 55, lives with her husband and three children in Melbourne. She has just installed a photography exhibition in Japan via Zoom

  • Fifty years of the Western Desert art movement, Leigh Bowery, Mari Katayama and Darwin street art

    Mari Katayama is exhibiting at the Tokyo Photographic Art Museum as part of Reversible Destiny, a joint Japan-Australia show. She joins us down the line, with curator Natalie King.

  • A World Left Behind

    “Creating images reminiscent of 1930s European café society, David Wadelton photographs the old-style ambience and tradition of Monarch Cakes…

  • MONSU Women in Leadership Panel

    The MONSU Women’s department will be running a panel event tailored towards furthering the aspirations of women-identifying students studying at our Caulfield Campus.

  • Curating in COVID: challenges and wins

    Melbourne based curator Natalie King is no stranger to curating exhibitions across distance, having been charged with presenting Tracey Moffatt’s work for the Australian Pavilion…

  • Ishiuchi Miyako: Photography as Psychological Event

    On 8 December 2019, curators Natalie King and Yuri Yamada travelled to the outskirts of Tokyo by train to visit renowned Japanese artist Ishuichi Miyako in her home studio in…

  • Natalie King – Sunday Arts Magazine

    As the Olympics inject excitement into our lockdown days, there’s a cultural project of contemporary photography by 8 leading artists from Australia and Japan to feature in…

  • Reversible Destiny Australian and Japanese contemporary photography

    How is contemporary photography entangled with the past, halted in the present and imagining the future?

  • Panel Discussion — Kim Hak, Kawita Vatanajyankur & Arnont Nongyo

    Join curator Natalie King in conversation with exhibiting artists Kim Hak, Kawita Vatanajyanku and Arnont Nongyo as they discuss their photographic and broader artistic practice.

  • The power of mentoring: an interview with curator Professor Natalie King OAM

    Professor Natalie King has been recognised for her 20-plus years spent mentoring other women, colleagues and First Nations peers working in the arts.

  • Tracey Moffatt

    Tracey Moffatt’s cryptic photographic suite Pet Thang 1991 juxtaposes a sheep with the naked body of the artist. By conflating this animal with blurry body…

  • The Huxleys Places of Worship

    CCP is excited to present Six Fashion Photographers and The Huxleys Places of Worship — an in-depth look at the work of a key group of contemporary photographers, co-presented with new works …

  • A Digital Age

    Revered contemporary artist Guan Wei returns to Melbourne this May with a spectacular new exhibition of paintings titled A Digital Age.

  • A Lap of Caulfield Park

    In the mid 1980s, Natalie King was in her late teens; she was restless and searching. Uninspired by law school and unsure of what to do ‘when she grew up’, King undertook a gap year to Italy.

  • Kathy Temin, Mothering Gardens

    Temin conjugates childhood soft toys with minimalist, monochrome sculpture whilst taking her garden of mothering indoors into a psychological and intimate world of wonder.

  • Nell: ‘I’m always thinking about how a painting might sound’

    Sydney-based artist Nell has a capacious practice, working deftly across sculpture, painting, sound, assemblage, performance, and public art, producing work that is both accessible yet complex.

  • Know My Name

    The Know My Name book celebrates art by women from across Australia. With more than 150 artists profiled and texts written by more than 115 women writers…

  • NGV Art Book Fair: Small Business by David Wadelton

    The Centre of Contemporary Photography plays host to a number of events associated with the National Gallery of Victoria’s Art Book Fair. Featuring book launches, talks…

  • This brittle light

    Throughout the past twelve months of pandemic disruption, Buxton Contemporary commissioned an array of leading Australian artists to develop a series of new projects…

  • Vale Virginia Fraser

    Melbourne artist Virginia Fraser is well remembered for her photo media works, her spirit to collaborate, advocacy for women artists and her sensitivity when writing about others. She leaves an important legacy.

  • We Are Such An Unlikely Match

    When Indigenous artist Destiny Deacon first met curator Natalie King more than 25 years ago, they were both at the beginning of their careers. Since then, Natalie has been awarded an OAM and …

  • Phaidon, Vitamin D3

    Vitamin D3: Today’s Best in Contemporary Drawing (Pre-order) Phaidon Editors

  • Presentation of Katarina Pirak Sikku’s artwork Agálašvuođa giesaldagagat

    The artist Katarina Pirak Sikku presents the artwork Agálašvuođa giesaldagagat at Karolina Rediviva in Uppsala, and meets the curator Natalie King for a conversation.

  • When the world as we know it falls apart, what then?

    After a year of turmoil and uncertainty, VCA graduates offer tender worlds and intimate interiorities. Isolation and seclusion have induced altered states and imaginings as artists turn…

  • Trust

    Trust is the bedrock of all relationships and solidarities. Whether through models of collaboration between indigenous and non-indigenous participants, trust is part of the process

  • Know My Name

    Tracey Moffatt’s semi‐autobiographical short film Night cries: a rural tragedy 1989 depicts a fraught and complex relationship between a frail, white woman and her adoptive Aboriginal daughter

  • Jon Cattapan, Dissolve

    As Melbourne emerged from harsh lockdown, artist Jon Cattapan commenced a conversation with curator Natalie King discussing turbulence and uncertainty, friendship and loss

  • Art and Cultural Research Post 2020: Where to from here?

    This workshop is a forum for SOAD artists and researchers to discuss and share ideas, experiences and plans for how we can meet new and existing research challenges.