Amelia Wallin (b. 1986, Sydney) is a curator, writer and director. With a focus on care, feminisms, and reproductive labour, Amelia is concerned with alternative models for instituting.

Since 2019, Amelia has been Director of West Space in Melbourne, where she works collaboratively to commission and facilitate cross-disciplinary artistic programs.

Amelia graduated from the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College in 2018, where she curated More than mere jelly at the Hessel Museum of Art and co-curated Inside Voices at CCS Bard Galleries. While at CCS Bard Amelia organised programs at The Kitchen in New York City; was commissioning editor of the aCCeSsion journal; and provided curatorial research to the Director of the Graduate Program and Chief Curator Lauren Cornell as Curatorial Fellow. In the United Kingdom and Europe in 2017, Amelia undertook curatorial residencies at Spike Island, Bristol, and Enough Room For Space, Brussels.

Prior to her graduate studies, Amelia was Curatorial Fellow at Performa where she produced exhibitions and performances by artists Richard Bell, Agatha Gothe-Snape, Justene Williams, and Brian Fuata in multiple venues across New York City.

Through directorial positions at Firstdraft and Tiny Stadiums Festival, and as co-founder of the residency and exhibition program Sydney Guild, Amelia has played an active role in arts development in Sydney. She has also held curatorial and administrative positions at the Biennale of Sydney, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Vivid Ideas, Performing Lines and Performance Space.

Amelia holds a BA in Theatre & Performance Studies and Art History & Theory from the University of New South Wales.

Her writing has been widely published in Running Dog, Memo Review, Runway, un Magazine, Artlink, Art Collector, amongst others.



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