Tell me a story; lines and connections between Ancestor objects and First Peoples arts practice today
Kimberley Moulton


Thursday, 21 October 2021
6:30pm-8:00pm (Sydney AEST)

In person

Chau Chak Wing Museum, Nelson Meers Auditorium
University of Sydney, Camperdown


This event will be live streamed via Zoom.

Register below to attend in person, or to receive the Zoom link to watch online.

This event was originally to take place in June, but was rescheduled due to covid-19.  If you already registered for the June lecture, your registration is valid for the new date, and you don’t need to do anything further.  We’ll email you a reminder in October.  If you can no longer attend, please cancel your registration.


Kimberley Moulton is a Yorta Yorta curator, writer and Senior Curator, South-Eastern Aboriginal Collections at Museums Victoria and Artistic Associate for RISING Festival Melbourne. Kimberley works with knowledge, histories and futures at the intersection of First Peoples historical and contemporary art and making and her practice includes anti-colonial curatorial methodologies, working to extend the paradigm of what exhibitions and research in and out of institutions can be for and with First Peoples communities. Kimberley has held curatorial and community arts development roles at Melbourne Museum for over ten years and was an assistant curator for the permanent First Peoples Exhibition at Melbourne Museum. In 2018 she was Museums Victoria lead curator for Mandela: My Life, an exhibition on Nelson Mandela at Melbourne Museum in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation Johannesburg and IEC exhibitions. Kimberley has led research in collections across museums and galleries in cultural heritage and First Nations contemporary art including the British Museum, Oxford University Pitt-Rivers Museum, Cambridge University, The Met NYC, and the Smithsonian Institutes Washington D.C

Independently Kimberley has written extensively for publications worldwide and held curatorial and writing research fellowships across Europe, UK, U.S.A, South Asia and North America. In 2019 Kimberley won the Power Institute Indigenous Art Writing Award and in 2020 was the co-editor for Artlink Indigenous 40.2 Kin Constellations: Languages Waters Futures. She is Alumni of the Wesfarmers Indigenous Leadership Program National Gallery of Australia and Director on the board Barpirdhila Foundation, Deputy Chair of the Shepparton Art Museum board, member of Australian Museums and Art Galleries Indigenous Road Map Advisory and member of the board for the International Art Critics Association- Australia.


This event is part of the lecture series Linework: Lines, Lineages and Networks in Indigenous Art.

Learn more about this lecture series here.

Presented by

This series is co-hosted by the Chau Chak Wing Museum at the University of Sydney, and with support from the Terra Foundation.