Biography

Amelia is a multidisciplinary artist, administrator and researcher. Her practice examines the value of art, art institutions and the portrayal of art in pop culture. These concerns produce community-focused participatory projects, installation and performance art; which is applied through pop art, parody, sound and institutional critique-based strategies. Amelia's sound work often utilises field recordings of the inner city, samples of popular media and digital manipulations to create noise.

She is a founding co-director of Nextdoor ARI and loves supporting people in their creative pursuits, she achieves this by bringing a ‘get shit done’ attitude and through previous experience of managing arts-focused outputs. Amelia is passionate about supporting emerging artists, writers and workers. In addition to her role at Nextdoor ARI, Amelia is an ARI organiser of Wreckers Artspace and completing a Masters of Philosophy at QUT.

For any enquires please contact amelia@ameliamcleish.com