Staff

Melbourne Naarm 2022 Staff

Festival co-directors: Jill Bennett and Renata Kokanović

Forum Convenors Jill Bennett, Bec Moran, Renata Kokanović, Emma Seal and Tamara Borovica. Forum program curators: Jill Bennett, Bec Moran. Organising team: Esther Perini, Xavier Hazard, Robert Prespanoski, Melissa Neidorf, and Ari Sharp. Exhibition component: Gail Kenning

RMIT Culture – Paula Toal, Ali Barker, Helen Withycombe, Helen Rayment, Else Fitzgerald, Sally Grainger, Erik North, Andrew Tetzleff, Elizabeth Marsden

Awkward conversation co-curators  – Ali Barker, Else Fitzgerald, Helen Withycombe

Archives of Feelings – Co-curators: Andrew Tetzlaff, Grace McQuilten and Kelly Hussey-Smith
Volunteer coordinators – Dimitrios Koutsoukos, RMIT Student Life, Michael Swadling, Mental Health Wellbeing Initiative, RMIT
Governance Team Jill Bennett, Renata Kokanović, Grace McQuilten, Megan Sheehy, Paula Toal,  Ali Barker, Helen Rayment, Bronwyn Gresham, Helen Withycombe, Amy Harrington
Project Manager (UNSW Big Anxiety Research Centre) – Melissa Neidorf
fEEL Lab Team, Big Anxiety Research Centre, UNSW Scientia Prof Jill Bennett, Volker Kuchelmeister, Dr Lydia Gitau, Dr Gail Kenning, Bec Moran, Steph Vajda, Melissa Neidorf

 

QLD 2022 Staff
  • Artistic and Executive Director: Scientia Prof Jill Bennett, UNSW
  • Executive Producer: Nigel Lavender, Momentum Arts
  • Co-Artistic Director: Ben McKinnon, Metro South Health
  • Project Manager: Melissa Neidorf
  • Awkward Conversations Co Curators: Daniele Constance & Nathan Stoneham
  • Mental Health Research Partner: Prof Katherine Boydell, Black Dog Institute
    fEEL Lab Team, UNSW
  • Scientia Prof Jill Bennett, Volker Kuchelmeister, Dr Lydia Gitau, Dr Gail Kenning, Rebecca Moran, Steph Vajda, Melissa Neidorf
    Edge of the Present
  • Research /Evaluation Coordinator: Stephanie Habak, Black Dog Institute
  • Lead Artist: Alex Davies, UNSW
  • Technical Support and Installation: Josh Harle, Tactical Space Lab