Meet Madeleine King
Critical Light Provocateur
Joining us as provocateur for Critical Light in August 2023, Madeleine King is an esteemed curator, writer, and researcher, with recent professional roles including sessional academic at Griffith University and Deputy Director of the Institute of Modern Art in Brisbane. She has curated exhibitions with Australian artists including Agatha Gothe-Snape and Wrong Solo, Ryan Presley, and Ross Manning.
Madeleine holds a Master of Arts (Research) and is currently a PhD candidate looking at models for the care and management of Aboriginal rock art in central Queensland. Her current work draws on permaculture principles and education approaches. The focus of her previous published writing is contemporary art and design history including as editor of Ryan Presley: Prosperity (2018) and Ross Manning: Dissonant Rhythms (2017), co-editor of Imaginary Accord (2016), and as co-author of Remotely Fashionable: A Story of Subtropical Style (2015). The latter book was shortlisted for the Queensland Literary Awards, and was an outcome of a research fellowship at the John Oxley Library, Brisbane.
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