Hetti Perkins

Research Fellow
Centre of Visual Art

Hetti Perkins is an art curator and writer, and a senior cultural advisor on numerous national and international arts projects. She worked at the AGNSW between 1989-2011 as Senior Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art. She has curated major survey exhibitions of Indigenous art, including Australia’s representation at the Venice Biennale of 1997. In 2010, she curated the project Art + Soul, which became an exhibition at the AGNSW, a book and a television documentary. She joined Bangarra Dance Theatre as an artist-in-residence in 2011 and is currently Curatorial Advisor to Eora Journey, the City of Sydney’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander public art program.

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