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About UNSW Galleries

UNSW Galleries brings together the work of leading Australian and international practitioners, curators and writers working in the fields of contemporary art and design.

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UNSW Galleries stands on an important place of learning and exchange first occupied by the Bidjigal and Gadigal peoples of the Eora Nation. We recognise the Bidjigal and Gadigal peoples as the Traditional Custodians of this site and acknowledge them as the first artists to inhabit this Land. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and extend this respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from all nations of Australia.

UNSW Galleries brings together the work of leading Australian and international practitioners, curators and writers working in the fields of contemporary art and design. It is a space for the presentation and interpretation of contemporary visual and material culture, and a site for gathering, conversation and learning. The program stresses the importance of learning through exhibition-making, using integrated projects and events across the year to engage audiences in conversation with commentators from a range of disciplines.

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UNSW Galleries is a member of University Art Museums Australia (UAMA).


Our Team


 

José Da Silva

Director

José Da Silva has twenty years of curatorial and management experience in art museums and private and public sectors working across moving image, contemporary international art and performance.


 

Karen Hall

Exhibitions & Gallery Manager

Karen Hall has extensive experience working in key cultural organisations nationally and internationally. She was most recently Creative Producer of Exhibitions at the State Library of New South Wales (2015-2018).


 

Catherine Woolley

Curatorial & Public Engagement Officer

Catherine Woolley is an experienced arts professional and emerging curator with over six years' experience working in the visual arts sector.


UNSW Galleries Advisory Board 2021
 

— Chair: Natalia Ottolenghi Bradshaw

— Professor Claire Annesley

— Suzanne Boccalatte

— Alex Bowen

Nicole Monks

David Redhill

— Gemma Smith


2022 Program Partners

 

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