Natelie King - Curator


  • The Art of Play at CCP

    From cats on lounges playing haptic (touch) smartphones to old, disused console devices adorning bedrooms, playful media saturate our everyday lives.

  • MUMA Boiler Room Lecture: Raqs Media Collective

    MUMA in partnership with AsialinkArts and IMA are pleased to co-present a keynote lecture by Raqs Media Collective members Monica Narula and Shuddhabrata Sengupta.

  • Jessica Morgan: Burning Down the House

    Jessica Morgan, Daskalopoulos Curator of International Art at Tate Modern, made a lightning visit to Sydney on the occasion of the Kaldor Public Art Projects…

  • The Days of Our Lives: Natalie King, Curator of TarraWarra Biennial 2014 – Whisper in My Mask

    Ever wondered what it’s like to be an art curator? Today, Natalie King gives us a glimpse behind the curtain as she shares a day in her life as co-curator of TarraWarra Biennial 2014: Whisper in my Mask.

  • Melancholia

    In Sigmund Freud’s essay ‘Mourning and Melancholia’ (1914-1916), written in collaboration with his daughter Anna Freud, he charts a correlation between these two pathological dispositions…

  • “Whisper in My Mask”: Natalie King on the TarraWarra Biennial 2014 in Australia – curator interview

    The TarraWarra Biennial 2014 presents a powerful sensory exploration of masking, otherworldliness and hidden narratives in Australia and beyond. Art Radar talks to the Biennial’s guest co-curator Natalie King about ghosts…

  • TarraWarra Biennial 2014: Whisper in My Mask

    The TarraWarra Biennial was inaugurated in 2006 as a signature exhibition to identify new developments in contemporary Australian art practice under an experimental…

  • Arndt Catalogue, Entang Wiharso Trilogy

    On 15 February 2014, Mount Kelud on the island of Java erupted causing mass evacuation and disruption. While preparing for his solo exhibition at ARNDT Singapore…

  • Natalie King and Youngmi Park in Conversation

    Now in its 13th edition, the Dong Gang International Photo Festival takes place in the city of Yeongwol, about 3 hours drive east of Seoul.

  • Episodes: Australian Photography Now

    Susan Sontag’s prophetic account of the insatiability of photography anticipates the ubiquitous quality of photography in the 21st century.

  • Polixeni Papapetrou in Conversation With Natalie King

    Polixeni Papapetrou flexes the camera’s hold on her subjects: Natalie King: Initially you trained as a lawyer and then became a practicing children…

  • Falling Back to Earth: Cai Guo-Qiang

    Despite two failed pyrotechnic ‘explosion projects’ for the 1996 and 1999 Asia Pacific Triennials of Contemporary Art (APT), Cai Guo-Qiang…

  • Whisper in My Mask

    June issue of Broadsheet: Presents a major critical analysis of the Biennale of Sydney, international biennales, artist and activist protest and the corporate…

  • LEAP 27 Biennale of Sydney

    Aboriginal artist Michael Cook depicts the urbane within the urban in his new photographic series “Majority Rule” (2014). For the 19th Biennale of Sydney, he casts the same indigenous protagonist in Australian civic…

  • Hou Hanru

    For every great artist there is something familiar about the contour of each artwork even when the content is radically different.

  • A Human Texture: the Video Portraits of Candice Breitz

    Candice Breitz draws us into the devotional world of fandom and pop music by recruiting twenty-five ardent John Lennon fans to re-perform…

  • Natalie King – What makes a great photograph?

    Natalie King is a curator and writer with a special interest in photography. She is the Director of Utopia@Asialink, University of Melbourne.

  • LEAP 22 Auckland Triennial

    In New Zealand’s post-apocalyptic film, The Quiet Earth (1985), three solitary protagonists survive a cataclysmic disaster in Hamilton. Surrounded by refuse and wreckage…

  • Machines of knowledge & experimentation

    On the eve of the 5th Auckland Triennial, Natalie King interviewed internationally renowned biennial curator Hou Hanru via Skype…

  • Hou Hanru in Conversation, April 2013

    On the eve of the 5th Auckland Triennial, Natalie King interviewed internationally renowned biennial curator Hou Hanru via Skype…

  • Jitish Kallat: An Evolving Narrative in 8 Acts

    Mumbai-based artist Jitish Kallat deploys charred text and rewinding time as central leitmotifs in his first solo exhibition in an Australian museum…

  • Locality & Mobility: Australia & South Korea tandem-style

    In May 2012, a group of key thinkers in arts from Australia and South Korea gathered together at the invitation of Arts Victoria and the Department of Business…

  • Gigi Scaria: Prisms of perception

    Gigi Scaria was born in Kerala, India, in 1973. He is one of a new generation of Indian artists who has established a significant international exhibition profile with exhibitions…

  • Jitish Kallat: Circa

    Jitish Kallat: Circa is Kallat’s first solo exhibition in an Australian museum. Following the reflective nature of his recent projects, this exhibition is conceived as an evolving…

  • Searching for Lemuria: India 2012 and Beyond

    Asialink, based at the University of Melbourne is Australia’s leading centre for the promotion of public understanding of Asia and Australia’s…

  • The Lemuria forum at the Melbourne Festival

    The utopian idea of Lemuria is an imaginary, submerged landscape hugging the shoreline between Australia and India. This hypothetical…

  • Shadowlife

    Shadowlife is a significant exhibition that will assist in developing a deeper understanding of contemporary Australian art and the multiplicities of…

  • MCA presents Telling Tales: excursions in narrative form

    Kate Daw narrates memories through a suite of small paintings, a floral wallpaper and typed ink canvases. Her motifs summon domestic interiors…

  • Press Release 2012 – Shadow Life

    The Australian Embassy Bangkok and Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) proudly present Shadowlife, an exhibition of photography and moving image works by…

  • Utopia presents Intimate Publics

    As social, geo-social and mobile media render the intimate public and the public intimate, what is the impact on art practice and politics? Curated by Utopia—a roving visual arts project for the…