Kate McMillan

Kate McMillan

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    Research interests

    Dr Kate McMillan is an artist and academic whose research interests span a number of specialisms within the field of Contemporary Art. Her research outputs include exhibitions and associated public programs, writing and research into the theoretical concerns of art including postcolonialism, feminism, memory work, and the Anthropocene; as well as structural inequalities in the sector such as gender and racial inequality. McMillan is the author of the well-known annual report commissioned by the Freelands Foundation 'Representation of Female Artist's in Britain'. She lived in Australia for thirty years and this continues to inflect her approach to working.

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
    • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
    • SDG 13 - Climate Action
    • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

    Education/Academic qualification

    Fine arts, Doctor of Philosophy, Contemporary Art & Unforgetting, Curtin University

    1 Jan 20111 Jun 2015

    Award Date: 1 Jun 2015

    External positions

    External Examiner, University of Brighton

    1 Aug 20141 Aug 2017


    • N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
    • DU Oceania (South Seas)


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