Kate Warren is an art historian, writer and curator, with expertise in modern and contemporary Australian and international art. She received her PhD in Art History from Monash University in 2016, and her research interests cover film, photography, video and new media art.
Kate publishes extensively, including critical articles in emaj: Online Journal of Art, Senses of Cinema, Persona Studies, History of Photography, Discipline and Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, as well as dozens of essays and reviews in art and film magazines, and exhibition catalogues. She is a founding contributor to the Melbourne-based arts review website Memo Review, and is also an editor of Peephole Journal, an online journal dedicated to creative film criticism.
From 2007 to 2011 Kate was Assistant Curator at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image in Melbourne, where she was involved in major exhibitions including Tim Burton: The Exhibition (a travelling exhibition from The Museum of Modern Art, New York) and Len Lye: An Artist in Perpetual Motion (a collaborative exhibition with the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery). She has curated recent exhibitions including: I don’t want to be there when it happens (2017) with Dr Mikala Tai, Director of 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art; Future Tense (2017) with Artistic Director Alicia Renew for Channels Video Art Festival; and Atong Atem: Come Home (2017) at Blindside Gallery, Melbourne.