Sasi Victoire

Tertiary Education

  • PhD (Visual Arts), James Cook University, Queensland.
  • MA (Creative Arts), Charles Sturt University, New South Wales.
  • Grad Dip Ed, Southern Cross University, New South Wales.
  • BA (Creative Arts), Southern Cross University, New South Wales. Special education

Teaching Experience (1990-2016)

Queensland:

  • James Cook University Cairns.
  • Far North Queensland Institute TAFE, Cairns:
  • Remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Education Unit.
  • Indigenous and Islander Product Development Unit.
  • Trinity Bay High School.
  • Smithfield High School.
  • St Monica’s College.
  • School of Distance Education.
  • Mossman High School.
  • New South Wales:
  • Nimbin Central School. NSW
  • Richmond River High School. NSW
  • Kadina High School.NSW

Selected Project Management/Festivals/Conferences

  • 2016-2019 Coproducer and playwright of Alice in the Antipathies, Cairns Performing Arts Centre, Cairns; Damansara Performing Arts Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • 2015 Curator/artist: ‘Tropics>Tropics Tour’, Johor Bharu, Malaysia.
  • 2011 Impact 7, Melbourne – Conference Paper/speaker.
  • 2009 Curator/artist :‘On the Edge’, International Tour to Delhi (Indira Gandhi Art Centre) & Jaipur International Festival.
  • 2008 EKC Conference Paper “Using art practice to argue Human Rights issues”, Hertfordshire, UK.
  • 2007 Speaker at Feminist Agenda Conference Townsville.
  • 2006 Keynote Speaker, Moving from Rhetoric to Diversity of Practice, Immigrant Women’s Support Services Forum, Brisbane.
  • 2005 Women’s Empowerment Workshops: Townsville, Innisfail, Bundaberg, Caloundra & Gympie, Queensland
  • 2003 Curator/artist – Women’s Art and Weavings from the Torres Strait, International Women’s Conference, Townsville
  • 2001 Coordinator – Centenary of Federation Celebration, Stratford, Qld
    Curator/artist – ‘Adopt an Artist’

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019 ‘Alice in the Antipathies’, CPAC, Cairns
  • 2018 ‘Lasting Impressions, The Art of Printmaking’ Bank Negara Gallery, Kuala Lumpur
  • 2016 ‘Connect’ Vivo’s Palm Cove
  • 2015 ‘Footprints’, Vivo’s Palm Cove
  • 2013 ‘Watermark’, Tanks Art Centre Cairns
    ‘Watermark’, Fine Arts Gallery, Chiang Mai University (Residency)
  • 2010 ‘Unfolding Narratives’, Barratt Gallery, Alstonville, Bellingen Library
  • 2009 Book Launch/ Exhibition of Images (Crockee’s Country & Moving House), Cairns Regional Gallery, James Cook University Library
    Local Narratives, Cell Artspace, Cairns.
  • 2004-06 ‘Through the Looking Glass’, Touring Regional Queensland: Mourilyan, Townsville, Bundaberg, Hervey Bay, Caloundra, Gympie, Cairns Regional Galleries
  • 1998-99 ‘Alice in the Interface’, Touring Regional Queensland: Umbrella Studio, Townsville; The Tanks Art Centre, Bundaberg Art Centre.

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2014 ‘Inkfest’, Tanks Art Centre, Cairns
  • 2013 ‘Little Boxes’ Vivo’s Palm Cove, Cairns
    ‘Paper… on and off’ Tanks Art Centre, Cairns
    ‘Sentinels 145° 38′ 14.17″ E, 16° 50′ 08.63″ S’ Kick Arts Cairns, Tableland Regional Gallery Atherton
    ‘Asian Influences’ Canopy ArtSpace, Cairns QLD
    ‘Inside/Out, Inkmasters Exhibition, Circa 1907 Gallery, Cairns, touring Regional Queensland.
    ‘So Many Minds 2’, International Contemporary Art Exhibition,
    Chiang Mai University Art Center
  • 2012 ‘Inkfest’, Tanks Art Centre, Canopy Artspace
    ‘Works on Paper’ – Inkmasters exhibition Circa 1907, Cairns
  • 2011 ‘Impress, Body to Body’ Cairns Regional Gallery, Tablelands RG, Perc Tucker Townsville
    ‘Epicurious’ – Vivo’s, Palm Cove, QLD, Stephen McLaughlan Gallery Melbourne, Victoria, ‘Inkmasters Inaugural Exhibition’ – Circa 1907, Cairns, 2011
    ‘Place and Being’, – Townsville, Queensland
  • 2010 ‘Hankie Project’ – Barratt Gallery, Alstonville, NSW
    ‘Wonderland’, Vivo’s, Palm Cove, QLD
  • 2008-09 ‘On the Edge’ India Tour, Tanks Arts Centre Cairns, Umbrella Studios, Townsville,
    Artspace, Mackay, Gympie Regional Gallery
  • 2007 ‘Cocoon Project’: Tanks Art Centre, Cairns
  • 2003 ‘No Boundaries’ JCU postgraduate exhibition
    ‘Corresponding Latitudes’, COCA Cairns, Jaipur, Udaipur, Bikaneer, India
    ‘Adopt an Artist’, Centenary of Federation Celebration, Stratford, Queensland
  • 2001 ‘New Image, New Ways’ Australian High Commission, Singapore
  • 1994 Carnivale, Lismore Regional Gallery, NSW

Artist in Residence

  • 2018 AsiaLink Residence in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
  • 2012-13 Chiang Mai University, Thailand
  • 1998 The Tanks Art Centre, Cairns, Qld

Community Involvement/Public Arts projects, Workshops/ Project Management

  • Disability Week Workshops, Coastal dreaming, Innisfail & JCU, Cairns
  • Guest speaker- Cairns International Women’s Day
  • Co-ordinator, Starry Starry Night Ball, Stratford Bowling Club
  • Guest speaker- Innisfail Sugar Museum, International Women’s Breakfast
  • Coordinator of Centenary of Federation Celebrations, Stratford
  • Lantern making/ Children’s/Printmaking workshops ,Cairns Festival , Inkfest, TanksArts Centre

Awards

  • 2015 AMMA, Malaysia – Global Award for Human Rights through Art

Federal, State and Regional Grants

  • 2018 QASP Grant for Touring Alice in the Antipathies
  • 2016 RADF and RAF for Alice in the Antipathies
  • 2015 RADF, Arts Queensland for Tropics to Tropics Project.
    Quick Response Grant to accept Award in Malaysia
  • 2009 Australia India Council Grant.
    Arts Queensland Career Development Grant
  • 2007 Q150 Grant, RADF.
    Quick Response Grant.
  • 2006 Continuing Scholarship (JCU)
  • 2005 Artworkers Alliance Small Grants.
    Write up Grant (JCU)
  • 2004 Arts Queensland (Small Grants)
  • 2001-04 Australian Postgraduate Award (JCU)
  • 2001 RADF grants (3)

Collections

  • Southern Cross University, NSW
  • Grafton Regional Gallery, NSW
  • Private Collections in Australia, Malaysia and Sweden

Reviews

  • Caroline Furlong -Arts Nexus May-June 2000
  • Anne Donohue – Townsville Bulletin 26/2/99
  • Marina Muecke -The Cairns Post, 26/6/98
  • Carrie Bies – FNCIA Newsletter Aug 1998
  • Eyeline – Summer 1998/1999
  • Periphery No 37 Summer 1998/1999
  • Rilka Oakley – Periphery No. 23/5/95
  • Michael Berry – Periphery No. 5/11/90
  • Geoff Levitus – Periphery No. 1/10/89

Publications

  • Children’s books Crockee’s Country and Moving House (2009) [Author & Illustrator]
  • Art Monthly, Australia, “Carked” it like a Cassowary, June 2009
  • Pratilipi, International Crosscurrents, September 2009
  • Times International, Introducing On the Edge, Issue 2, 2008
  • Visual Echoes: Using art practice to argue Human Rights issues 2007
  • Arts Nexus Issue 62 – Review: FACE to FACE, April-July 2007 –
  • Kasama Vol.20, No. 4 – Review: The power of persuasion in Visual Imagery Oct-Dec 2006
  • Various articles in Arts Nexus from 2002 – 2006