Painter & Filmmaker | Melbourne, Australia | nicola.m.hearn@gmail.com

Research Interests:

Creative research, practice as research, queer theory and temporality, queer arts, queer history (politics, activism and culture), community arts and performance, queering ethnography, sensory ethnography and ethnographic filmmaking, visual culture research, postcolonial studies, diaspora studies, Yiddish culture and language, ‘queer Yiddishkeit’.

Education:

2015                Masters Visual Culture Research, Australian National University

2012                Bachelor Visual Arts Honours (Painting), Australian National University

2011                Bachelor Arts/Bachelor Visual Arts, Australian National University

Exhibitions & Screenings:

2017                 Plush Style, multimedia performance, You Are Here festival, Canberra 

2015                Research with a Video Camera, film screening, ANU, Canberra

2014                Thinking with a Video Camera, film screening, ANU, Canberra

2013                Exhibited as Artist in Residence, Dickson College, Canberra

2012                ANU Graduating Exhibition, ANU School of Art, Canberra

                        Friday On My Wall, ANU School of Art, Canberra

                        ACT Tenants’ Union International Tenants’ Day Exhibition, Theo Notaras Centre, Canberra

                        At Arms Length (Amnesty International ARTillery), Food Co-op, Canberra

2011                Paint People, Belconnen Community Centre, Canberra

                        Amnesty International ARTillery, Electric Shaddows, Canberra

                        Official opening of Brian Kenyon Student Space, ANU, Canberra

                        C: 100th International Womens’ Day, Red Herring Cafe, Canberra

2010                ANU Graduating Exhibition, ANU School of Art, Canberra

                        Intimate Spaces, ANU School of Art, Canberra

Awards, Grants & Residencies:

2016-17           Artist in Residence for the Helix Project, a program by Yiddishkayt involving travel to USA, Poland and Belarus

2013                Artist in Residence, Dickson College ACT

2012                ArtsACT Project Funding awarded on behalf of Pocket Fox for pre-production of a full-length studio album 

2012                First Prize, Tenants’ Union ACT International Tenants’ Day Art Competition

2010                Belconnen Community Centre Emerging Artists Support Scheme