King curates Australian and international programs that include exhibition
making, publications, lectures, workshops and cultural partnerships across
contemporary art and indigenous culture. Current roles include Chief Curator of
Biennial Lab, City of Melbourne; Senior Research Fellow, Victorian College of
the Arts, The University of Melbourne and
Associate of MPavilion. Previously she was inaugural Director of
Utopia@Asialink: a pan-Asian incubator, University of Melbourne from 2010-2013.
She also led a series of workshops on collaboration in Seoul, Korea in
partnership with the
Gallery of Victoria, Gertrude Contemporary and Artsonje Centre.
2014, she was co-curator with Djon Mundine of TarraWarra Biennial: Whisper in My Mask and the 13th International Photo Festival at the
Dong Gang Museum of Photography, Korea. She has curated exhibitions for
numerous museums including the Singapore Art Museum; National Museum of Art,
Osaka; Palazzo delle Prigione, Venice; the Australian Centre for Contemporary
Art, Melbourne,and the Museum of Contemporary
Sydney. She co-curated (with Djon Mundine) Shadowlife, a major exhibition of
Aboriginal photo-media with Asialink that toured to Bangkok, Singapore, Taiwan
and Bendigo. She curated Destiny Deacon’s survey exhibition, Walk & don’t look blak, Museum of
Contemporary Art, Sydney; Adam Art Gallery, Wellington; Tokyo Metropolitan
Museum of Photography, Tokyo; Tjibaou Cultural Centre, New Caledonia and Ian
Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne.
is co-editor (with Professor Larissa Hjorth and Mami Kataoka) of the anthology
Art in the Asia Pacific: Intimate Publics, Routledge, 2014 and editor/curator of
Up Close: Carol Jerrems with Larry Clark,
Nan Goldin and William Yang, Heide Museum of Modern Art. She co-edited a
publication on Biennial curator Hou Hanru. She has conducted interviews with Ai
Wei Wei, Joseph Kosuth, Massimiliano Gioni, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Tacita Dean,
Hiroshi Sugimoto, Bill Henson, Jitish Kallat, Hou Hanru and Cai Guo-Qiang, amongst
others. She is widely published in arts media including Flash Art, LEAP and
Photofile. She is a Member of the International Association of Art Critics, Paris
and holds a Master of Arts from Monash University.ty.
Image credit: Kate Ballis.