Ilana Russell


Ilana Russell is a curator, producer and researcher living on Wadawurrung country in Djilang/Geelong. Her practice explores site specificity and response through the model of labs, residencies and cross-disciplinary collaborations. She is a researcher with Deakin University’s Public Art Commission, a provocateur for City of Melbourne’s Test Sites program and Executive Director at Platform Arts in Geelong. Ilana is a committee member of the G21 Arts, Heritage and Culture Pillar. She has a Master of Arts (Art in Public Space) from RMIT. Sarah Jones is a curator, writer and researcher who has worked for contemporary artists and arts organizations based nationally and abroad. Sarah’s research-based practice explores trends in critical theory and philosophy through text, performance, and curation. Her doctoral thesis proposed and investigated the concept of ‘publishing as process’ through the speculative essay.

Field: Art
Institution:Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)

Conference Schedule

Public space, public art, domestic space in public

Title of Paper
From the Expanded Field to a Feasibility Study: on temporary public art commissioning and its outcomes.