Senior Curator at Museums Victoria, Australia
Kimberley Moulton is a Yorta Yorta curator, writer and Senior Curator, South-Eastern Aboriginal Collections at Museums Victoria and Artistic Associate for RISING Festival Melbourne. Kimberley works with knowledge, histories and futures at the intersection of First Peoples historical and contemporary art and making and her practice includes anti-colonial curatorial methodologies, working to extend the paradigm of what exhibitions and research in and out of institutions can be for and with First Peoples communities. Kimberley has held curatorial and community arts development roles at Melbourne Museum for over ten years and was an assistant curator for the permanent First Peoples Exhibition at Melbourne Museum. In 2018 she was Museums Victoria lead curator for Mandela: My Life, an exhibition on Nelson Mandela at Melbourne Museum in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation Johannesburg and IEC exhibitions. Independently, Kimberley has written extensively for publications world wide and held curatorial and writing research fellowships across Australia, Europe, UK, South Asia and North America. In 2019 Kimberley won the Power Institute National Indigenous Art Writing Award and in 2020 was the co-editor for Artlink Indigenous 40.2 Kin Constellations: Languages, Waters, Futures. She is Alumni of the Wesfarmers Indigenous Leadership Program National Gallery Australia, Director on the board Barpirdhila Foundation, Deputy Chair of the board Shepparton Art Museum, member of Australian Museums and Art Galleries Indigenous Road Map Advisory and board member for the International Art Critics Association- Australia. In her spare time she loves to spend time home in Shepparton, being on the river and weaving earrings.