INDEX JOURNAL , Issue No. 4 Secession

Critical Wonder Lynette Wallworth’s art in the age of spectacle and socially engaged practice by Kate Warren

Kate Warren is a writer, curator and art historian based in Melbourne. She received her PhD in 2016 in Art History from Monash University, and her research focuses on the cross-overs between art, film, photography and moving image practices. She publishes extensively on contemporary art and film, including critical essays and reviews in History of Photography, Persona Studies, Discipline, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, College Art Association Reviews, 4A Papers, Memo Review, Metro, Art & Australia and RealTime. She was previously an Assistant Curator at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, and recent curatorial projects include I don’t want to be there when it happens (with Mikala Tai, at 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, 2017), Future Tense (with Alicia Renew, Channels Festival of Video Art, 2017) and Atong Atem: Come Home (Blindside Gallery, 2017). She is also an editor of Peephole Journal, an online journal dedicated to creative film criticism (