Dr Kim Donaldson was awarded a PhD for her project Technotopiary: Another formation of the curatorial in 2016 and has a practice that incorporates writing, drawing, painting, video, installation, performance and the curatorial. In 2008 she established Techno Park Studios in Melbourne’s industrial west and in 2011 she began to develop its mobile arm through Technopia Tours with the presentation of many projects internationally. The Feminist Colour-IN, with Dr Kaisa Kontturi, began in 2016 as a series of performative events focused on feminist activism. Since then this project has been seen in Warsaw, Byron Bay, Jyvaskyla (Finland) and Melbourne. The Feminist Colour-IN recently staged an event for the ACCA exhibition Unfinished Business: Perspectives on Art and Feminism. Dr Donaldson is a Senior Lecturer in the Art School of the Victorian College of the Arts, The University of Melbourne.
Masters of Fine Art,
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology 1998
Phillip Institute of Technology 1983
Melbourne State College 1978
Awards and honors
Dominique Segan Drawing Prize,
Available for supervision
Kim Donaldson's research interests include contemporary art, painting and drawing, the artist as curator, feminism, performance and non-traditional exhibition forms. Donaldson currently supervises research and coursework students at Honours, Masters and PhD level.