Frances Barrett, Brian Fuata and Hayley Forward, worm divinations (segmented realities), 2020, Immersive sound installation, 32:09 mins

Curator's Talk, 2020, live performance with Hayley Forward and accompanying publication designed by Ella Sutherland

Handle, 2018, HD Single channel, 11:58 mins

Touching, 2016, single channel HD video, 15:35mins

Curator, 2015, with Joel Stern and Danni Zuvela, 24-hr performance, 17-18 Sept 2015, presented at Liquid Architecture‘s What Would a Feminist Methodology Sound Like? West Space

The Wrestle, 2015, with Toby Chapman, Live performance on 29 May 2015 as part of 48Hr Incident program at 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney

My Safeword is Performance, 2014, with Ivan Crozier, Live performance on 31 August 2014 as part of Restaging Restaging program at Alaska Projects, Sydney

The 12-Hour Revolution, 2013, 12hr live performance on 21 June 2013 at Sydney Guild Presents, Darlinghurst

Ship of Fools, 2009, with Nick Sun, 24hr live performance on 3-4 February 2009, Firstdraft, Sydney

Selected Barbara Cleveland (BC) Artworks

This is a stained glass window, 2019, Single Channel HD Video, 13:31mins

Bad Timing, 2017, Single Channel HD Video, 7:28mins

Bodies in Time, 2016, Single Channel HD Video, 13:46mins

Making History, 2016, Live Performance, Installation and 2 Channel HD Video, 5:00mins

This is Barbara Cleveland, 2013, Single Channel HD Video, 16:42mins

The History of Performance, 2015, live Performance, Duration variable

The One Hour Laugh, 2009, 1 Channel HD Video, 60:00mins


Independent Curatorial Projects

2018, All Ears: a listening party, with Jess Olivieri, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney

2018, Into My Arms, with Toby Chapman, Ace Open, Kaurna Yarta, Adelaide

2016, FM[X]: What Would A Feminist Methodology Sound Like? with Liquid Architecture, Firstdraft, Sydney

2015, Haunting, Firstdraft, Sydney

2012, Time Machine: A Festival of Experimental Time-Based Art, with Serial Space, various sites, Sydney


Exhibitions and Performances

2021, Frances Barrett: Meatus, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne

2020, Thinking Business, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery (BC)

2020, Friendship is a way of life, UNSW Galleries, Sydney

2019, Queer Economies, curated by Abbra Kotlarczyk and Madé Spencer-Castle, Bus Projects and Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne,

2019, This is a stained glass window, Sullivan.+Strumpf (BC)

2018, More than mere jelly, curated by Amelia Wallin, CCS Bard Galleries, Center for Curatorial Studies and Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.

2018, The Waves, curated by Kate Britton, sullivan+strumpf (BC)

2017, Unboxed: Artists and the Archive, Hayward Gallery, London (BC)

2017, The Humours, Monash Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne (BC)

2016, 20th Biennale of Sydney, The Future is already here - it’s just not very evenly distributed, Sydney (BC)
2016, Roundtable x 4A, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Art Central, Hong Kong

2016, Arts NSW Emerging Visual Arts Fellowship, Artspace, Sydney

2016, Bodies in Time, Art Gallery of New South Wales (BC)

2015, FM[X]: What Would a Feminist Methodology Sound Like?, Liquid Architecture

2015, 48-Hr Incident, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art

2015, Performance Presence / Video Time, Curated by Anne Marsh, AEAF, Adelaide

2014, Performance Art, Bella Room Commission, Museum of Contemporary Art, (BC)

2014, Restaging Restaging, Alaska, Sydney

2013, The 12-Hour Revolution, The Sydney Guild, Sydney

2012, Mass Action: 137 Cakes in 90 Hours, presented by Performance Space, NSW Country Women’s Association HQ, Sydney (BC)

2010, A Comedy, Liveworks Festival, Performance Space, Sydney (BC)

2009, Ship of Fools, Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney

Public Talks and Lectures

2020, Art Forum Program, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne

2020, Artist Cum Curator, Contemporary Curating: Theories and Practices, University of New South Wales Art and Design

2019, Queer Together, Liveworks Festival, Performance Space

2019, The Challenges of Contemporary Curatorial Practice Symposium, Art History & Curatorship Alumni Network, University of Adelaide and the Art Gallery of South Australia

2017, MADA Artforum, Monash University Art Design ad Architecture


2020, Dr Jan Bryant, Art Making in the Age of Global Capitalism: Visual Practices, Philosophy, Politics, Edinburgh University Press

2020, Abbra Kotlarczyk, ‘Queer uses of colour, A tinted hermeneutics,’ Artlink: Australian Contemporary Art Quarterly, March 2019

2018, Stella Maynard and Em Size, 'All Ears: A listening party,' Running Dog, 4 October 2018

2017, Amelia Wallin, More than mere jelly, Exhibition Catalogue, Hessel Museum of Art

2017, Dr Courtney Coombs, ‘Queer Feminism, intersectionality and awkward conversations’, Artlink: Australian Contemporary Art Quarterly, Iss. 37:4, December 2017, pp 56 – 61

2017, Dr Helen Hughes, ‘Performing Geneaologies: Contemporary Performance Art After Mike Parr’ in Mike Parr: Language and Chaos, Exhibition Catalogue, Elspeth Pitt and Roger Butler (Eds), NGA

2016, Dr Yang Yeung, ‘Art and What is Missing in the Socially-engaged’, Art Appraisal Club: Art Review Hong Kong, Iss. 1, 2016

2016, Amelia Wallin, ‘Maintaining the Manifesto’, Runway, Iss. 32: Re/Production, 2016
2016, Dr Kate Britton, ‘Queer Spritz’, Art Monthly, Iss. 286 / Summer 2015 / 2016

2014, Professor Anne Marsh, Performance Ritual Document, Australia: Macmillan Art Publishing