Speakers Announced – CIMAM 2019 Annual Conference


Speakers Announced - CIMAM 2019 Annual Conference

The CIMAM – International Committee for Museums and Collections of Modern Art Annual Conference will be held in Sydney, Australia on 15–17 November, hosted by the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.

The conference will be followed by a Post-Conference Tour to Brisbane and will include guided tours by Aboriginal custodians on country from 18–19 November 2019.

The conference will be comprised of international keynote speakers, perspective presentations, panel discussions, as well as a networking session and a discussion workshop. Delegates will also have the opportunity to visit a number of Sydney’s foremost contemporary art institutions throughout the three day program.

Bruce Pascoe
Aboriginal writer and anthropologist, Mallacoota, Australia.

Wanda Nanibush
Curator of Indigenous Art, Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Toronto, Canada.

Ngahiraka Mason
Independent Indigenous Curator & Visual Historian, Hira, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Hetti Perkins
Arrernte and Kalkadoon curator and writer, Sydney, Australia.

Franklin Sirmans
Director, Pérez Art Museum Miami, USA.

Lisa Reihana
Ngāpuhi artist, Tāmaki Makaurau, Aotearoa / New Zealand.

Hannah Mathews
Senior Curator, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, Australia.

Suhanya Raffel
Director, M+ Museum, Hong Kong, China.

Sally Tallant
Director, The Queens Museum, New York, USA.

Anne Loxley
Senior Curator, C3West, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, Australia.

Tony Albert
Kuku Yalanji artist, Sydney, Australia.

Lara Strongman
Head Curator, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Lee Weng Choy
Art critic, writer, president AICA Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Speaker biographies
Preliminary Conference Program