Kim Donaldson

Kim Donaldson is a Senior Lecturer at the Victorian College of the Arts, The University of Melbourne, and a practising artist and curator. Her work incorporates writing, drawing, painting, video, installation, performance and the curatorial. In 2008, she established Techno Park Studios in Melbourne’s industrial west and in 2011, she began to develop its mobile arm through Technopia Tours with the presentation of many projects internationally. The Feminist Colour-IN, with Dr Kaisa Kontturi, began in 2016 as a series of performative events focused on feminist activism and has been seen in Warsaw, Byron Bay, Jyväskylä (Finland), Rome and Melbourne.


Donaldson & Konturri reflect on their collaborative Feminist Colour-IN project.


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