Amelia Wallin is an Australian curator, writer and the Director of West Space in Melbourne. Her work centres on commissioning and facilitating cross-disciplinary artistic exploration, as well as interrogating alternative models for institution building. Her recent research and writing examines reproductive labour in the space of the contemporary art institution, in relation to care, feminisms, and practices of instituting. Amelia has held curatorial and administrative positions at Performa in New York and the Biennale of Sydney, Performance Space, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Vivid Ideas and Performing Lines in Sydney. She has played an active role in arts development in Sydney through directorial and curatorial positions at Firstdraft, Tiny Stadiums Festival, and as co-founder of the residency and exhibition program Sydney Guild. Amelia has curated programs at The Kitchen, The Hessel Museum of Art, Performa15, and Firstdraft, and has contributed writing to Running Dog, Runway, un Magazine, Artlink, and others. She holds an MA in Curatorial Studies from the Centre for Curatorial
Studies, Bard College, and a BA in Theatre & Performance Studies and Art
History & Theory from the University of New South Wales.