Interviews

  • Maree Clarke Connects Country, Culture, and Place

    Maree Clarke’s poetic, personal, and political practice is a type of cultural truth-telling, steeped in memory and Country while deploying photography and new technologies to tell stories of past, present and future.

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 …

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Vogue Japan, May-June 2020

  • Meet Natalie King, series editor of the new Mini Monographs

    Natalie King has a gift when it comes to visual culture, creative collaboration and bringing attention to both new and established artists. We spoke to Natalie…

  • Natalie King, a new paradigm of leadership

    Natalie King is a visionary thought leader, curator, writer and cultural producer. With more than two decades of contributing to international visual culture, her approach brings momentum to a new paradigm of creative…

  • King in Enterprise and Creativity

    After interviewing Natalie King, there is one comment she made that I continue to call upon. This phrase comes to me when I feel overwhelmed, and I don’t know where to start…

  • Curating a life

    This year, curator and writer Professor Natalie King was recognised by the Australian Financial Review as part of their 100 Women of Influence awards for her contribution to Arts…

  • Vincent Namatjira in Conversation | Ocula

    Vincent Namatjira relishes painting famous people who are humorously redeployed across vivid canvases and depicted in his community in remote Indulkana in South Australia. His powerful…

  • NS Harsha and Tiffany Chung in Conversation

    On the occasion of the 21st Biennale of Sydney, SUPERPOSITION: Equilibrium & Engagement (16 March–11 June 2018), the Victorian College…

  • Patricia Piccinini in Conversation | Ocula

    On the occasion of Patricia Piccinini’s multisensory and epic retrospective, Curious Affection at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA, 24 March–5 August 2018)…

  • Curator Natalie King on her new role as Enterprise Professor at the VCA

    Natalie King curates Australian and international programs that include exhibition making, publications, lectures, workshops and cultural partnerships across contemporary art and Indigenous culture.

  • Pipilotti Rist in Conversation

    Pipilotti Rist configures sensory and colour-saturated universes that transport the viewer into hyper-visual sequences of moving image, film and objects.

  • Ocula Conversations Series

    Ocula Magazine is pleased to partner with the 21st Biennale of Sydney to release a series of Ocula Conversations with seven artists, one from each of the Biennale locations.

  • Tracey Moffatt in Conversation

    Since graduating from Queensland College of Art in 1982 and following her first solo exhibition at the Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, in 1989, Tracey Moffatt…

  • Maria Alyokhina in Conversation

    Formed in 2011, Russian protest art collective Pussy Riot is known for organising unauthorised and provocative guerrilla punk rock performances in unconventional…

  • ‘I can see a shadow thinking’ Tracey Moffatt in conversation

    Since graduating from the Queensland College of Art in 1982, Tracey Moffatt has become one of Australia’s most visible contemporary artists…