Vanessa Low has a background in Art Theory (Bachelor of Art Theory, Hons I) and is a writer, photographer and creative content producer currently based in Sydney, Australia. She is passionate about discussing arts and culture, promoting artists, and making museums accessible to everyone.
Vanessa is currently the Divisional Coordinator of Programs, Exhibitions and Cultural Collections at the Australian Museum.
Specialities Vanessa's current research and writing focuses on the following: art and culture of the Asia Pacific region; photography theory; unofficial experimental Chinese art c.1970s-2000s; the contemporary Sydney art scene; the contemporary Singaporean art scene; and the development of digital art publications.
Experience Vanessa has worked with the Museum of Contemporary Art (Australia), the Art Gallery of NSW, Art & Australia/ ARTAND Foundation, and the University of NSW. Her work has been published in Singapore Art Gallery Guide, ELLE.com, Framework magazine, ArtWrite, Curium magazine, POPSUGAR Australia and ARTANDaustralia.com.
Skills (writing) Academic research; editing; copyediting; proofreading; fact-checking.
Skills (photography) Proficiency in studio lighting; black and white film processing and printing; Photoshop; Lightroom; InDesign.
Skills (creative content production) Six years' experience with digital publishing including the following platforms: Wordpress; Blogger/Blogspot; Squarespace; YouTube; Vimeo; Facebook; Instagram.
CV and references available upon request.
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Blog: The Monday Issue (since 2009).