Malcolm Whittaker                                                                                                 Curriculum Vitae
 
Education

 

2008                Masters of Creative Arts (Performance), University of Wollongong
2007                Bachelor of Creative Arts (Performance), University of Wollongong
 
Artistic projects

2017                Ignoramus Anonymous at Thirroul Neighbourhood Centre, Thirroul
2017                Ignoramus Anonymous at Frontyard Projects, Sydney
2017                Jumping the Shark Fantastic at PICA, Perth
2016                The Greg Show at Shopfront, Sydney
2016                FOLA Gift Shop, Festival of Live Art, Arts House, Melbourne (with Paul Gazzola)
2015                Swearing in Swimwear, for runway magazine issue #29
2015                Once of Twice Daily at Proximity Festival, Perth
2015                It’s Like… at Siteworks Festival, Bundanon Trust (with Team MESS)
2015                I guess if the stage exploded at Hiroshima, Barcelona (with Sylvia Rimat)
2015                Jumping the Shark Fantastic at Merrigong Theatre Company, Wollongong
2015                Ignoramus Anonymous at Bondi Pavilion Gallery
2015                Marina Abramović: In Residence, a Kaldor Public Art Project (for Marina Abramović)
2015                I guess if the stage exploded at Sydney Festival (with Sylvia Rimat)
2014                Trojans at Tiny Stadiums Festival, Sydney (with Team MESS)
2014                Ignoramus Anonymous for group exhibition ‘STILL NOTHING NEW’ (curated by Sophie Kitson)
2014                Ignoramus Anonymous at The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne
2014                My Best Friend at Junction Arts Festival, Launceston
2014                My Best Friend at Field Theory ‘Site is Set’ Festival, Melbourne
2014                BINGO Unit regional tour through Country Arts South Australia (with Team MESS)
2014                Jumping the Shark Fantastic at Campbelltown Arts Centre
2014                Ignoramus Anonymous at Museum Contemporary Art, Sydney (Curated by Performance Space)
2014                My Best Friend at Performance Space ‘Micro Parks Festival’
2014                Ignoramus Anonymous at The Festival of Live Art, Arts House, Melbourne
2014                Swearing in Swimwear, Irreverents group exhibition at Gaffa Gallery, Sydney
2014                Ignoramus Anonymous at Waverley Council Library
2014                This is so contemporary at Art Gallery New South Wales (for Tino Sehgal)
2014                Ignoramus Anonymous at The State Library New South Wales
2013                Apathy is not my friend, group exhibition at Chapter House Lane Gallery, Melbourne.
2013                This Is It at University of Wollongong (with Team MESS)
2013                Ignoramus Anonymous at The Junction Arts Festival, Launceston
2013                Beep Test of Imaginary Beings at The Junction Arts Festival, Launceston
2013                Ignoramus Anonymous at The State Library New South Wales
2013                I guess if the stage exploded at the British Council Showcase, Edinburgh (with Sylvia Rimat)
2013                BINGO Unit at Performance Space, Sydney (with Team MESS)
2013                This Is It at The Sydney Film Festival (with Team MESS)
2013                This Is It at Bleach Festival, Gold Coast (with Team MESS)
2012                Beep Test of Imaginary Beings at The Village / Falls Festival – Lorne
2012                Beep Test of Imaginary Beings at The Village Festival, Melbourne
2011                I guess if the stage exploded at inTACTO, Spain (with Sylvia Rimat)
2011                I guess if the stage exploded at Aarhus Festival, Denmark (with Sylvia Rimat)
2012                Star******s at Arts House, Melbourne (with Laura Caesar)
2012                Kansas at You and Your Work Festival at the Arnolfini, Bristol (with Georgie Meagher)
2012                BINGO Unit at The Next Wave Festival, Melbourne (with Team MESS)
2011                I guess if the stage exploded at The Basement, Brighton (with Sylvia Rimat)
2011                I guess if the stage exploded at the ICIA, Bath (with Sylvia Rimat)
2012                Empty Gesture, group exhibition at Alaska Project (with Sarah Rodigari)
2012                This Is It at the Australian Performing Arts Market / Adelaide Fringe, Adelaide (with Team MESS)
2012                This Is It at the World Theatre Festival, Brisbane Powerhouse (with Team MESS)
2012                This Is Not a Love Song, group exhibition at Anna Pappas Gallery – Melbourne
2011                Beep Test of Imaginary Beings, at The Village / Falls Festival – Lorne
2011                Kansas at exist-ence festival, Brisbane (with Georgie Meagher)
2011                Life, group exhibition for runway magazine at Fraser Studios – Sydney
2011                a lover’s discourse [presentation of on-going project] at Arts House, Melbourne
2011                This Is It at Arts House, Melbourne (with Team MESS)
2011                This Is It at PICA, Perth (with Team MESS)
2011                Untrained at Merrigong Theatre Company, Wollongong (for Lucy Guerin Inc.)
2011                I guess if the stage exploded at Mayfest, Arnolfini, Bristol (with Sylvia Rimat)
2011                I guess if the stage exploded at SPILL Festival, London (with Sylvia Rimat)
2011                Me: Mine, solo exhibition at Firstdraft Gallery – Sydney
2010                This Is It at Performance Space LiveWorks Festival (with Team MESS)
2010                a lover’s discourse [presentation of on-going project] at Performance Space LiveWorks Festival
2010                a lover’s discourse [presentation of on-going project] at You and Your Work Festival, Arnolfini
2010                Kansas at ANTI Festival, Finland (with Georgie Meagher)
2010                Star*******s at Merrigong Theatre Company, Wollongong (with Laura Caesar)
2010                The Red Room at Adelaide Fringe Festival
2010                I Think I Can Dance at Peats Ridge Festival (with Team MESS)
2009                The Red Room at Brisbane Festival Under the Radar Program
2009                The Red Room at You and Your Work Festival, Bristol
2009                Killing Don: Evolution of a Memory at Performance Space (with Team MESS)
2008                You, Me and a Very Large Bottle at Performance Space (with Team MESS)
 

 

Residencies/Grants/Awards

 

2016                Vitalstatistix ‘Adhocracy’ program
2015                Rex Cramphorn Studio Residency (with Team MESS)
2014                Arts House ‘CultureLab’ Residency’, Melbourne (with Team MESS)
2014                HotHouse Theatre ‘Month in the Country’ Residency, Albury (with Team MESS)
2013                Australia Council for the Arts Theatre Board New Work grant
2013                Australian Postgraduate Award
2013                Australia Council for the Arts Hopscotch Touring Initiative Grant (with Team MESS)
2013                Australia Council for the Arts Theatre Board Community Engagement Grant (with Team MESS)
2013                Australia Council for the Arts Theatre Board Remount Grant (with Team MESS)
2013                Australia Council for the Arts Early Career Residencies Grant
2013                Vitalstatistix ‘Adhocracy’ program
2013                BINGO Unit shortlisted for Green Room Award for ‘Outstanding Production (Audience Agency)’
2013                Writer in Residence, Firstdraft Gallery
2012                Creative Research Residency at CIA Studios, Perth.
2012                Australia Council for the Arts Hopscotch Touring Initiative Grant
2012                Punctum Incubator Residency; Castlemaine, Victoria.
2012                Creative Industries Career Fund grant from Copyright Agency Limited
2012                Australia Council for the Arts Theatre Board New Work grant (with Team MESS)
2012                This Is It shortlisted for Green Room Award for ‘Best Conceptual Realisation’
2012                Waverley Council Artist in Residence
2011                This Is It shortlisted for The Phillip Parsons Playwriting Award by Belvoir St. Theatre
2011                Australia Council for the Arts Theatre Board New Work grant (with Team MESS)
2011                Australia Council for the Arts Theatre Board New Work grant (with Team MESS)
2011                Australia Council for the Arts Hopscotch Touring Initiative Grant (with Team MESS)
2011                Australia Council for the Arts Hopscotch Touring Initiative Grant (with Georgie Meagher)
2011                Fraser Studios Six-Month Residency (with Team MESS)
2011                Bundanon Trust Residency
2011                Next Wave Festival Kickstart grant (with Team MESS)
2011                Australia Council for the Arts Theatre Board New Work grant
2011                Firstdraft Studio Residency
2010                Perth Institute for Contemporary Arts Residency and Creative Hub Funding
2010                Vacant Room residency and mentorship, PACT and Bundanon Trust
2010                Performance Space Residency (with Team MESS)
2010                Serial Space residency
2010                Bundanon Trust Residency
2010                Merrigong Theatre Company residency
2010                Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre Residency (with Team MESS)
2010                Australia Council for the Arts ArtStart grant
2009                Rex Cramphorn Studio Residency (with Team MESS)
2009                Bundanon Trust Residency
2009                BBM Award
2008                Underbelly Arts Lab (with Team MESS)
2008                Performance Space Residency (with Team MESS)
  

 

Curatorial Work

 

2011                Hot August Night, Arts House
 
Teaching Work

 

2017                Theatre Fellow, School of Creative Arts – University of Wollongong
2016                Theatre Fellow, School of Creative Arts – University of Wollongong
2014                Casual Lecturer, School of Creative Arts – University of Wollongong
2013                Theatre Fellow, School of Creative Arts – University of Wollongong
2013                Casual Lecturer, School of Creative Arts – University of Wollongong
  

 

Writing / Published Work

 

2016                An Artist’s Ignorant Turn, Performance Matters, Vol. 2, No. 1
2016                Saving PACT: persistence vs. crisis, for Real Time Magazine, issue #133
2016                The Laboratory Turn, for runway magazine, Issue 30 I ECOLOGIES (with Mish Grigor)
2015                Cultural climate change, for Real Time Magazine, issue #130
2015                Art and a post-industrial town, for Real Time Magazine, issue #127
2015                Doing the Flipper, for runway magazine, Issue 27 I OUTSIDE
2015                Digital Theatre: live and mobile, for Real Time Magazine, issue #126
2015                To do more than talk, more than please, for Real Time Magazine, issue #125
2015                Shared creation in safe places, for Real Time Magazine, issue #125
2014                Artists on the road, into the unknown, for Real Time Magazine, issue #124
2014                Stepping just out of the frame, for Real Time Magazine, issue #123
2014                Whores in the Kingdom of…, for un Magazine, Issue 8.1
2013                a lover’s discourse, for Live Art Almanac Vol. 3
2012                a writing artifact succeeding the naturist tour of the MCA by the artist Stuart Ringholt and                                           others, for Performance Space ‘Local Positioning Systems’ publication
2011                Whitstable Dérive, for The Sydney Guild ‘Outa Place’ publication
2011                You: Yours, Them: Theirs, for runway magazine, Issue 19 I LIFE
2011                Dear audience, for Das 500; republished on Live Art List Australia
2011                Making theatre to shoot with a camera to screen in a theatre: this is a paper on Gob Squad’s Super                            Night, for Performance Space ‘WALK’ publication
 
 
Further Training / Workshops

 

2016                Tony Osborne Workshop, Sydney
2015                Time_Place_Space: Nomad, through Arts House, Melbourne
2014                Time_Place_Space: Nomad, through Performance Space, Sydney
2013                Tony Osborne Workshop, Sydney
2012                pvi collective, Deviator Masterclass, The Arches, Glasgow
2012                Elevator Repair Service Masterclass, The Basement – Brighton
2010                Karen Christopher – Thinking Space: Writing in Public, Live Art Development Agency Workshop
2009                La Fura dels Baus Andante Workshop, Melbourne
2009                Ann Liv-Young Masterclass, Battersea Arts Centre
2009                Lone Twin Intensive, Leeds Met University
2008                ImPact Scholarship Ensemble, Pact Theatre
2008                Rosie Dennis – Movement +Text Workshop, Pact Theatre
2008                De Quincey Co. Exploratory Physical Training
  

 

Assessment Panels

 

2016                Australia Council for the Arts – Emerging and Experimental Arts
2015                Australia Council for the Arts – Emerging and Experimental Arts
2014                Australia Council for the Arts – Hopscotch Touring Initiative Grant