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Curatorial Collective

Curatorial Collective



We have formed a cross-disciplinary collective of Melbourne-based creative practitioners to support our programming team for MPavilion Season 11, running from November 2024 to March 2025.
Members of the Curatorial Collective are:



Bradley Kerr is a Quandamooka man and architect residing, working, and learning on Wurundjeri Country. He serves as the Director of the Naarm-based architecture and design studio Winsor Kerr and is a member of the Australian Institute of Architects’ First Nations Advisory Committee and Victoria Chapter Council. Bradley’s contributions to the industry include serving as a juror for the Institute’s awards program, guest university critic and studio leader, speaker, and moderator on various panels, advisory and working groups, and committees. He has also written for publications featured in ArchitectureAU and curated the BLAKitecture talk series at MPavilion 10. Bradley won the Emerging Architect prize at the 2024 Victorian Architecture Awards.



Kate is a multi-disciplinary artist working as a director, dramaturg, visual artist, and designer (set, costume, exhibition and floral.) She is the Co-Artistic director and Co-CEO of experimental performance company THE RABBLE. Kate has created work for many companies across the country including – Lucy Guerin Inc, State Library of Victoria, Melbourne Theatre Company, Back to Back Theatre, Melbourne Fringe Festival, Performance Space, Belvoir St, Chunky Move, Carriageworks, Malthouse Theatre, Dance House, Joel Bray Dance, Sydney Theatre Company and many more. In 2022, Kate was awarded the Green Room Lifetime Technical Achievement Award for her design work with THE RABBLE.



Bron Belcher has over ten years’ experience leading experimental and contemporary practice in Australia’s preeminent arts festivals and organisations. She has held integral roles at organisations including RISING, Melbourne Electronic Sound Studio, Next Wave Festival, Dark Mofo and Brisbane Festival, working nationally and internationally. She has experience working across the arts and non-profit sectors in programming and production, community cultural development, and grants and fundraising. She is currently the Director of Schoohouse Studios, and Co-founder of Tough Crowd, a film production company committed to creating uniquely Australian projects for a global audience. She currently receives mentorship through Kilfinan Leadership and Women in Film and Television (WIFT).



Martina Copley is an artist, curator, educator and writer. Martina has exhibited with Bus Projects, RMIT Project Space, Seventh, Blindside, WestSpace, City & Docklands Libraries, Melbourne Festival and Liquid Architecture. In collaboration with other artists and writers, Martina has published work with the Expanded Writers Collective, Runway Journal, no more poetry and Bloomsbury Academic. Martina is Artistic Director Chair at Blindside and lectures at RMIT University, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne and LaTrobe College of Art + Design, Melbourne.



Harry Shang Lun Lee (they/he) is an antidisciplinary artist and management consultant. They are the director of PlayReactive, a studio that makes bold interactive experiences, from videogames to escape rooms. Their work frequently explores complex systems and wicked problems through the lens of social play – analysing the rules of society and imagining how we might change them so we can “play well with each other” in a more sustainable and just world. Shang Lun loves board games, bouldering, and brunch with strangers.



Britt Devlin is a multifaceted creative, writer and gallerist on Wurundjeri Country. Britt owns and operates Honey Bones Gallery in Brunswick – an artist-led space for creatives and community. Complimented by her studies in Architecture and a special interest in public spaces, Britt’s work explores the bridges between community and art. She is passionate about crafting engaging environments and experiences that foster new community connections and deepen the public’s interaction with art.



Zya Kane, a Chinese Malaysian/Australian artist, is a theatre maker, director, and inclusive arts practitioner with over 25 years of experience. Thriving on immersive, participatory experiences, she explores contemporary performance, community engagement, and the power of play. Zya creates sensory-rich performances, blurring boundaries between performer and audience. Delving into themes of absurdity, satire, sensitivity, and intimacy, her work sparks introspection and discussion, advocating for social change by amplifying diverse voices through collaborative exploration.


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Eliki Reade is an Interdependent Producer, curator and artist of kailoma-Fijian heritage. Eliki works with many forms of storytelling and the ways it is creatively embodied, engaging with work that centres the practice, creating critical connection. They wear multiple creative hats including Program Coordinator at MPavilion, Co-instigator with Lana Nguyen for A Climate For Arts, a collaborator with Big Four Holiday Camp – Aaron Claringbold, Jack Mitchell and Rebecca McCauley – amongst many other personally fun and exciting projects and loves. They bring with them a wealth of practical experience as a curatorial advisor for institutions like State Library Victoria, Science Gallery Melbourne, Museums Victoria, and Seventh Gallery.

Wominjeka (Welcome). We acknowledge the people of the Eastern Kulin Nation as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which MPavilion stands. We pay our respects to their Elders, past and present – and recognise they have been creating, telling stories and caring for Country for thousands of generations.

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