Natelie King - Curator


  • 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.

  • In Conversation Yuki Kihara & Natalie King

    Yuki Kihara is exceptionally creative, habitually outspoken and unassailable in addressing some of the most urgent issues of our times. In September 2019

  • Kate Daw

    Like a perfume that evokes an unknown culture of another time and place, these small experiences – phrases, fragments, sensory notes and memories – can become the meaning to which we give life and which we find in it. +

  • APARN 2020: Rebordering the Archipelago

    APARN 2020 is a regional exchange of artistic enquiry to activate regional solidarity in our fields.

  • Monograph honours prolific Indigenous artist

    Copyright Agency has licensed a stunning selection of works by Aboriginal artist Emily Kame Kngwarreye for a monograph published this year.

  • Why artist Nell takes inspiration from rock music – and nuns

    A new mini monograph explore the duality inherit in the work of one of Maitland’s favourite daughters, who is married to celebrity chef Kylie Kwong.

  • 20 questions you’ve always wanted answered by a curator

    To celebrate Ask A Curator Day, we posed 20 questions to 20 curators nationally, touching on topics from ethical responsibilities to working internationally, managing space, finding artists…

  • This squat, bulbous, metal forest in South Yarra is my favourite

    I chose Garden Islands because it’s Kathy Temin’s first public artwork and I was intrigued by how someone who works with soft sculpture would render something for…

  • SmartArts – 13 August 2020

    Richard Watts has many years experience working in the arts industry, including five years as the Artistic Director of the youth arts organisation Express Media, seven years on the Board of Melbourne Fringe…

  • Review: Mini Monograph series edited by Natalie King

    The Mini Monograph series celebrates the work of contemporary Australian women artists. Artist Nell is explored in Book 3, and Book 5 showcases artist Emily Kame Kngwarreye.

  • She trusted the paint

    She saw what could still be done; that was her great achievement. She understood W.B. Yeats’ phrase “the delighted eye” and she gave it an intense and active meaning.

  • VIRTUAL: 2020 Global Asia/Pacific Art Exchange

    Presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU in collaboration with the School of Art and Design at the Wānanga Aronui o Tāmaki Makau Rau (AUT University) and Vā Moana Research Cluster.

  • The Art World Works From Home

    The Art World Works From Home: Curator Natalie King Is Taking Podcast Lessons and Making Shakshuka While Developing New Zealand’s Venice Biennale Pavilion.

  • Professor Natalie King’s World of Art on The Shtick

    Professor Natalie King has been awarded an OAM in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for her dedicated work as Curator for Contemporary Art and Visual Culture. As Enterprise Professor at the Victorian College of the Arts…

  • The Pandemic is a Portal

    Panellists: Professor Dr Amareswar Galla, Bose Krishnamachari, Professor Ute Meta Bauer and Professor Natalie King

  • Mazal tov to our Queen’s Birthday honorees!

    29 Jewish Australians have been recognised with Queen’s Birthday Honours for their outstanding service and contributions to society. Full interviews in Thursday’s AJN.

  • Who made the Queens Birthday Honours List 2020?

    In a list that is heavily weighted towards the law and politics this year, the arts barely gets a look in – and largely at a ground roots level.

  • Vogue Japan, May-June 2020

  • Rewind

    Throwback to ABC episode from 2005 with Natalie King, Destiny Deacon, Lisa Bellear and Janina Harding

  • Back in the spotlight – the most valuable Australian photo ever sold

    Take a stab at what would be the most valuable Australian photograph ever sold. A Bill Henson? Max Dupain’s Sunbaker?

  • The Best Public Art of 2019

    From Times Square in New York to the Parisian gardens of Petit Palais, artists summoned international attention in 2019 through fresh public artworks. The most incisive sculptures, penetrating light installations, and eye-opening murals…

  • Galleries ‘should save their best for last’

    Hanging artworks for a major exhibition is more often an exercise in storytelling than a judgment about beauty…

  • New Zealand Representatives for the 59th Venice Biennale

    The Arts Council of New Zeal and Toi Aotearoa has announced interdisciplinary artist Yuki Kihara will represent Aotearoa New Zealand at the 59th International Art Exhibition – Venice Biennale in 2021.

  • Biennale Arte 2021: New Zealand’s artist and curator announced

    The Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa is pleased to announce interdisciplinary artist Yuki Kihara as New Zealand’s artist for the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia …

  • Mini Monographs

    Mini Monographs is a new series dedicated to heralding Australian woman artists and their work, edited by curator and Victorian College of the Arts professor Natalie King…

  • The art of remembrance

    Curator Natalie King and artist Polixeni Papapetrou enjoyed a decades-long friendship that carried them through motherhood, a passion for photography and ultimately…

  • TarraWarra International 2019: Tracing Tangible Shadows

    This haunting voiceover from Hiwa K’s video, Pre-Image (Blind as the Mother Tongue) (2017), follows the artist retracing a journey that he made when he was 25 years old…