Blair French

Bringing experience in artistic leadership, curatorial practice and as a widely published art writer, Blair French joined the MCA in 2013. Originally from New Zealand, and with a professional background also in the UK, Blair first arrived in Sydney in 1995 and has worked at the Australian Centre for Photography, as Associate Director of Performance Space and was Executive Director of Artspace Visual Arts Centre from 2006 until 2013.

Blair holds a PhD in Art History and Theory from the University of Sydney and has lectured at the University of Waikato; the University of New South Wales; and at the University of Western Sydney. He was President of Contemporary Arts Organisations Australia (CAOs), a formal nationwide network of contemporary art spaces, from 2006 until 2009.

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