SPEAKERS

SUSIE QUILLINAN works across exhibition making, residency design, education and publishing to explore how we think, organise learning and develop modes of making. Quillinan’s research explores experimental study and research methods in art and curatorial practice, artist made infrastructures and weaving as methodology. She has developed curatorial programming, editorial projects and study programmes in Lima, New York, Berlin, Bogotá and Mexico City. Quillinan is currently co-director of HAWAPI, program manager of Transart Institute’s MFA program and candidate in the PhD - Curatorial Practice program at MADA, Monash. She is based in Lima, Peru.

LAUREN GOWER belongs to the trawlwoolway people of tebrakunna country in northeast Tasmania, and currently lives in unceded Kulin country in Melbourne. Lauren works in the role of Tutor in Indigenous Arts and Culture at the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Culture, University of Melbourne. Lauren's research and creative practice focus on poetic, performative and participatory engagements with country that centre First Nations ways of being, doing and knowing.

LAUREN GOWER belongs to the trawlwoolway people of tebrakunna country in northeast Tasmania, and currently lives in unceded Kulin country in Melbourne. Lauren works in the role of Tutor in Indigenous Arts and Culture at the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Culture, University of Melbourne. Lauren's research and creative practice focus on poetic, performative and participatory engagements with country that centre First Nations ways of being, doing and knowing.