This talk is presented by
Hannah Mathews is Director/CEO of the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA). Over the last twenty years she has held key curatorial positions at Monash University Museum of Art, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Next Wave, The South Project and the Biennale of Sydney.
Hannah’s recent curatorial projects include Shelley Lasica: WHEN I AM NOT THERE (2022); Vivienne Binns: On and through the surface (2022); D Harding: Through a lens of visitation (2021); Agatha Gothe-Snape: The Outcome is Certain (2020); Shapes of Knowledge, MUMA (2019); Alicia Frankovich & Lili Reynaud Dewar (2018); The humours (2017); Ulla von Brandenburg: It has a Golden Yellow Sun and an Elderly Grey Moon (2016); Derek Kreckler: Accident & Process (2015-18); Ryan Gander: READ ONLY (2015); Framed Movements (2014); In the Cut: Contemporary Collage (2013); and Power to the People: Contemporary Conceptualism and the Object in Art (2011); Johanna Billing: Tiny Movements (2009); Primavera (2008); and Old skool (never lose that feeling) (2007).Hannah graduated with a Master of Art Curatorship from the University of Melbourne in 2002 and has completed curatorial residencies in New York, Berlin, Tokyo and Venice. She has taught in curatorial programs at Melbourne University, Monash University and RMIT University, Melbourne and has held various board positions, including National Association for the Visual Arts, City of Melbourne Arts & Culture and International Art Space, Perth. Her publication, To Note: Notation Across Disciplines won the inaugural Cornish Family Book Prize for Art and Design Publishing in 2018.