Decolonizing the Museum
Brook Andrew, Tarah Hogue, Liisa-Rávná Finbog, Biung Ismahasan, Léuli Eshrāghi, Kimberley Moulton
Kimberley Moulton is a Yorta Yorta woman, writer and curator and PhD candidate at Wominjeka Djeembana Indigenous Research Lab, Monash University Melbourne. She is currently Senior Curator, South-Eastern Aboriginal Collections at Museums Victoria and an Artistic Associate for RISING, the Victorian state international arts festival. Kimberley works with knowledges, histories and futures at the intersection of First Peoples historical and contemporary art and the archive. Kimberley has held curatorial and community arts development roles at Melbourne Museum for over ten years, in 2018 she was Museums Victoria lead curator for Mandela: My Life, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation Johannesburg. In 2021 she was a co-curator for the inaugural Tri-Nations Indigenous Triennial at Winnipeg Art Gallery (WAG-Qaumajuq) for Naadohbii: To Draw Water a curatorial collaboration between Melbourne Museum Australia, Pataka Art + Museum New Zealand and WAG-Qaumajuq. In 2021 Kimberley developed the project MOVING OBJECTS between RISING and Museums Victoria which is an iterative project collaborating with artists to critically engage collections and museum histories through a framework of regeneration, disruption and renewal. In 2021 Kimberley was the inaugural curator for the Melbourne Art Trams Project, the largest annual public art project on trams across the city. Independently Kimberley has curated across various contemporary arts institutions in Australia and has written for publications worldwide. Kimberley is an alumni of the Wesfarmers Indigenous Leadership Program National Gallery of Australia (2010) and the British Council ACCELERATE program (2013). She is on the board of directors at the Shepparton Art Museum (Deputy Chair), The Adam Briggs Foundation and The International Association of Art Critics (AICA) Australia.