Xanthe Dobbie

Xanthe Dobbie is a Melbourne-based new media artist and curator. Her practice aims to capture the experience of post-internet contemporaneity as reflected through feminism, art history, iconography and queer culture. Graduating from RMIT Fine Art (Honours) (2013), Xanthe has been included in Next Wave, Channels, Paradise, Midsumma, MELT, Mardi Gras and Gertrude Street Projection Festivals. She has presented solo exhibitions for Grey Gardens Projects (2015) and John Buckley Gallery (2014), was a curated guest speaker for Screen Futures 2016 (ACMI, RMIT) and ACMI X OpenLAB (2017), and has been a finalist in the John Fries Award (2016) and the Macquarie Digital Portraiture Award (2014).

She is the recipient of City of Melbourne and Creative Victoria arts grants and was selected as a Kickstart artist for her collaborative project 'One Million Views' for Next Wave 2016. A member of the Queertech.io Curatorium (2017), Xanthe has co-curated an international touring collection of queer digital artworks for a series of on and offline exhibitions at major Australian Queer Festivals. Xanthe's work was recently screened in Graz, Austria as part of Queeriot Festival and in London as part of Cuntemporary's 'Royal Trash'. 

Speaker’s event

Contemporary Art, Feminism and the Internet

Location:
The Rocks
When:
17 Jun, 03:00 pm - 05:00 pm