Natelie King - Curator


  • 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.

  • 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.