Natelie King - Curator


  • Public Art Melbourne Biennial Lab: What happens now?

    Public Art Melbourne Biennial Lab provides time, space and interaction with leaders in the public art field, as well as financial assistance for artists to explore, investigate…

  • Natalie King – MPavilion

    Natalie King curates Australian and international programs that include exhibition-making, publications, lectures, workshops and cultural partnerships across contemporary art and indigenous culture.

  • Art in the Asia-Pacific

    As social, locative, and mobile media render the intimate public and the public intimate, this volume interrogates how this phenomenon impacts art practice and politics…

  • What Happens Now? Melbourne’s Public Art Biennial Lab

    Eight experimental artworks from the City of Melbourne’s Public Art Melbourne Biennial Lab, curated by Natalie King, have rewritten the rules of public art.

  • 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…

  • Entang Wiharso and Sally Smart in Conversation

    On the 30 November 2015, an e-conversation commenced between Entang Wiharso in Yogyakarta; Sally Smart in Yogyakarta and her studio in Melbourne, and Natalie King…

  • On the Couch with Natalie King

    Curator, writer and arts leader currently Chief Curator of Melbourne Biennial Lab; Senior Research Fellow at VCA, University of Melbourne and Curator of Tracey Moffatt at 57th Venice Biennale 2017.

  • Tracey Moffatt In Conversation with Natalie King

    Tracey Moffatt Australia’s Representative at the 2017 Venice Biennale In Conversation with Natalie King, Curator Art Gallery of New South Wales Tuesday 24 May 2016

  • Public Art Melbourne Biennial Lab Artists announced

    Last week the City of Melbourne announced the artists who will participate in the inaugural Public Art Melbourne Biennial Lab: What happens now?

  • Tracey Moffatt in Conversation with Natalie King, South Australia

    In Conversation with Natalie King, Curator Radford Auditorium, Art Gallery of South Australia Thursday 12 May 2016

  • Monyet Gila: Episode One

    4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art presents the first iteration of an ongoing exhibition project by Adri Valery Wens and Shaun Gladwell, curated by Natalie King and Mikala Tai.

  • Conversation: Endless Acts in Human History, Entang Wiharso and Sally Smart

    Galeri Nasional Indonesia in cooperation with Galeri Canna presents Conversation…

  • Tarrawarra Biennial, Australia 2014

    In English, the word ‘companion’ came to mean someone with whom you ‘broke bread’ and shared a meal. Wheat bread was the main food in Europe until the late 1800s…

  • 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…

  • Rewind: How not to remember?

    Andrew Renton’s poetic refrain, ‘How not to remember?’ in his catalogue essay accompanying Kathy Temin’s capacious three-part installation at ACCA in 1995 urged us to remember.

  • 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…