Lisa Jacomos

Master of Art Curatorship | The University of Melbourne
2017 – Present
Graduate Diploma in Local, Family and Applied History | University of New England
2014 – 2017
Bachelor of Arts (European Studies, History) | The University of Adelaide
2009 – 2013
Diploma of Languages (French) | The University of Adelaide
2009 – 2011

Regular Blog Writer | Antithesis Journal

Fear in the early modern period: Strange creatures from the Baillieu Library Print Collection | University of Melbourne Collections
Issue 23, December 2018
Happy Birthday to Me | Noir Darkroom
April 2018         

I’m So Sorry If I’m Alienating Some of You | The Article
20 October 2017   

Linsey Gosper’s Magickal Femininity | The Article
12 July 2017

Don’t Let the Bastards Grind You Down #2| Noir Darkroom (1st – 12th May 2019)

Our Shadows | Noir Darkroom (3rd – 7th October 2018)

Don’t Let the Bastards Grind You Down | IRL Infospace (30th September – 14th October 2018)

An Exhibition in Three Acts: Act 3 | VCA Artspace (20th – 24th August 2018)

Assistant Curator
Big SMALL (Works) Birthday Bash | Noir Darkroom (18th April – 6th May 2018)

Curatorial Intern
Noir Darkroom (2019)
Worked closely with gallery director in all aspects of the running of the space. Installed exhibitions; designed and wrote copy for catalogues; wrote newsletters; liaised with artists and businesses; managed social media presence; general maintenance and cleaning of the gallery.

Collection Management/Conservation
The Dax Centre (2019)
Worked one-on-one assisting the collections manager in preparation for exhibitions and day-to-day tasks including, condition reporting, boxing of items, and installation.

RE-ORG BATHURST, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery (November 2018)
Worked in a small team towards the implementation of ICCROM’s RE-ORG global initiative. Project involved the reorganisation of collection storage as part of preventative conservation and risk management.

Front of House
Grainger Museum (2019)
Centre for Contemporary Photography (2018 – present)
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (2017 – 2018)

Festival Volunteering
I am a regular volunteer at arts festivals around Melbourne. I have volunteered at 10 different festivals over the last two years, including Melbourne International Film Festival, Melbourne Fringe, and Next Wave Festival. Roles include, crowd management, ticketing, bumping in and out, stage management, etc.

High-level of proficiency in spoken and written English; intermediate French; rudimentary Latin       
Advanced historical research skills (oral history, databases, public records, genealogical sources, etc)
Knowledge of ethics and theory of curatorship
Knowledge of conservation practices
Knowledge of cultural policy
Proficient in Adobe Production Studio
Intermediate videography skills
Working with Children Card (WCC)
Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)

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