Frances Barrett is an artist and curator whose practice spans live actions, collaborative models, and curatorial projects. Most recently her projects have been presented by Liquid Architecture, Australian Experimental Art Foundation, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Artspace, and Firstdraft. In 2017 Frances will continue Queer Spritz with Kate Britton, a research project that takes as its focus contemporary queer artistic practices. She is currently the Curator of Contemporary Performance at Campbelltown Arts Centre, a multidisciplinary arts organisation based on Tharawal land in South West Sydney.
Kate Blackmore is a screen-based artist working across contemporary art and cinematic contexts. Her projects aim to extend the theoretical limits of what is traditionally mean by the term ‘documentary’ and often take the form of multi-channel installations. Most recently, Blackmore's solo work has been presented at the Museum of Contemporary Art (Sydney), German Anthropological Association Conference (Berlin), and NAFA International Ethnographic Film Festival (Bergen). In 2017 Blackmore created two documentary series commissioned by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s online Arts channel: The Glass Bedroom and The Movement. In 2017 she also completed an M.A. in Visual and Media Anthropology at Freie Universität Berlin. Blackmore sits on the board of Performance Space (Sydney).
Kelly Doley is an artist, curator and arts-worker with over nine years’ experience in the cross-disciplinary fields of visual arts, feminism and performance in Australia. She is an active member of the Sydney artistic community, having initiated self-directed artistic projects, exhibitions and festivals including JANIS and Cosmic Battle For Your Heart. After working at Arts NSW in Visual Arts project management and policy, Kelly currently works at City of Sydney Pine Street Creative Arts Centre. She has been artist in residence at Artspace, Sydney since 2015 and is part of the 2016 Australia Council Arts Leaders Program cohort. She is currently researching Asia Pacific feminist performance practice with Diana Smith.
Diana Baker Smith is an artist, writer and educator whose current projects focus on revisiting the histories of art through forms of performance, re-enactment and moving image. Diana has exhibited her video and performance works across Australia, and in Korea, Indonesia, New Zealand and the US. She is a former board member of Firstdraft Gallery, and Runway Magazine and her research has most recently been published in Artlink, The Live Art Almanac and Oberon magazine. In 2017 Diana received her PhD from UNSW Art & Design and was awarded a 6-month Australia Council residency in London. She currently works as a lecturer at UNSW Art & Design.
Bev Shroot is an art producer providing administrative and creative support for emerging and mid career artists. She has a broad understanding of the workings of the Australian contemporary art scene drawn from experiences working with major institutions such as the BBC, Carriageworks, ABC Television, UNSW Art and Design as well as with individual artists and collectives. She is a founding director of kil.n.it experimental ceramics studio, consults regularly for Channel 7 Entertainment and curates on specific projects for The Curators' Department.