Image: Venice Biennale, Luke Walker

Natalie King is an Australian curator, writer, editor and Professor of Visual Arts, Victorian College of the Arts at the University of Melbourne. She is curator of Maria Madeira: Kiss and Don’t Tell, the inaugural Timor-Leste Pavilion at the 60th Venice Biennale.

Recent projects include Curator of Yuki Kihara: Paradise Camp, Aotearoa New Zealand at the 59th Venice Biennale 2022 and Powerhouse Museum, Sydney 2023; Reversible Destiny: Australian and Japanese Contemporary Photography at the Tokyo Photographic Art Museum as part of the 2022 Olympics Cultural Programme; and International Arts Advisory, Thames & Hudson.

In 2017, King was curator and editor of Tracey Moffatt: My Horizon, Australian Pavilion, the 57th Venice Art Biennale. She has curated exhibitions for the Singapore Art Museum; the National Museum of Art, Osaka; National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan, amongst others where she has explored Indigeneity, intersectionality, feminism and new media. She has contributed to numerous publications including Phaidon books, Flash Art International, LEAP, Ocula and Art and Australia. She is President of AICA-Australia (International Association of Art Critics, Paris).

In 2020, King was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for "service to the contemporary visual arts". In 2021, she was awarded a University of Melbourne Excellence Award: The Patricia Grimshaw Award for Mentor Excellence.

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