Geraldine Kirrihi Barlow is of English, Irish and Maori descent, of the Ngapuhi iwi. Geraldine is Curatorial Manager, International Art, at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA). Geraldine joined QAGOMA earlier this year from Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, where she developed major thematic exhibitions and focused single artist projects and surveys. A new iteration of Geraldine’s most recent project, the 2014 exhibition ‘Concrete’, will be presented in Istanbul in late August 2015 at the Tophane-i Amire Arts and Culture Centre. Her earlier exhibitions include ‘Direct Democracy’ (2013); ‘Networks (Cells & Silos)’ (2011); ‘Too Much of Me: 7 Paths through the Absurd (with Detour)*’ (2009); ‘The Ecologies Project’ (2008), curated with Dr Kyla McFarlane; the single-artist survey ‘Brook Andrew: Eye to Eye’ (2007); ‘Before the Body – Matter’ (2006); and ‘Ghosts of Self and State’ (2006).
Geraldine has also worked with the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA); the Melbourne International Festival of the Arts; the Melbourne International Biennial; and Heide Museum of Modern Art.
Image: Geraldine Kirrihi Barlow. Photograph: Rudi Williams.