Djon Mundine, from the Bandjalung people of Northern New South Wales is an experienced and respected curator, writer, artist and activist. He has held prominent curatorial positions in many national and international institutions, including the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney and Queensland Art Gallery. He was the concept artist of the Aboriginal Memorial at the National Gallery of Australia in 1988. In 1993, he received the Medal of the Order of Australia for service to the promotion and development of Aboriginal arts, crafts and culture. He is currently an independent curator of contemporary Indigenous art.