About

 
 

 

Olivia Poloni is a Melbourne-based visual art curator and project manager. She is currently Exhibitions Manager & Curator at Craft Victoria and sits on the board of Melbourne Women in Film Festival (MWFF). Previous positions include Co-Director at Sutton Gallery (2015), Assistant Curator for the Dong Gang Photography Festival, South Korea (2014), Project Manager for Asialink Arts at the Setouchi Triennale, Japan (2013), Curatorial Consultant at Galerie Desaga, Germany (2012), and Gallery Manager at Nellie Castan Gallery (2005–10). She was the Australian communications lead on the Sally Smart and Entang Wiharso two-person exhibition at the National Gallery of Indonesia (2015). 

Olivia edited Fukutake House Asia Art Platform (Asialink Arts Setouchi Triennale 2013) and has been published in art journals including UN MagazineArtlinkArtist ProfileArt Monthly and the International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art. She has written exhibition catalogue essays on Australian artists Kate Just, Chris Bond, David Thomas, Alex Martinis Roe, Michelle Hamer and German artist Robert Kraiss, and for institutions such as Centre for Contemporary Photography and Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts. 

 

Olivia holds a Masters of Arts Curatorship from the University of Melbourne.