RESEARCH + PRACTICE
Amanda Haskard is a curator working in socially engaged practice. Her work produced in partnership with artists and communities has been presented across urban, regional and remote contexts throughout Australia and South-East Asia.
She is currently the Co-Artistic Director of Volcanic Winds, an arts organisation dedicated to experimental and interdisciplinary practices from Australia and South-East Asia. Volcanic Winds creates work at the intersection of contemporary art, sound and performance in response to these rapidly evolving art scenes, reflecting their artistic shifts.
From 2010 to 2018 she was the Creative Producer at SIGNAL, a creative studio for young people located in the heart of Melbourne. In 2013 she co-founded Animatism, a project facilitating artistic action and creative exchange between Melbourne and East Timor.
Amanda holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Community Cultural Development and a Master of Art Curatorship from the University of Melbourne.