Frances Barrett is an artist who lives and works on Gadigal land, Sydney. Her recent projects pivot around the modalities of listening and touch, taking the form of immersive sound installation, live performances and performances with Museum collections. Such projects include: Meatus, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Forthcoming; All Ears: A Listening Party, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney, 2018; Into My Arms, Ace Open, Adelaide, 2018; and Handle, CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, 2018. In 2019 she was one of the recipients of Suspended Moment: The Katthy Cavaliere Fellowship. She is one member of the collective Barbara Cleveland who have presented projects at Art Gallery of New South Wales (Sydney), Biennale of Sydney, Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art and Hayward Gallery (London). In 2020 Barbara Cleveland presented their first survey exhibition, Thinking Business, at Goulburn Regional Art Gallery. Frances is currently a PhD candidate at Monash Art Design and Architecture. She is on the Curatorial Advisory Board for a forthcoming event focused on queer curating at Monash University Museum of Art.

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