Hester Lyon / Artlands 2023
Hester is a curator, writer, and arts educator based on Wilyakali Country in Broken Hill. Through practices of walking and conversation on Country, Hester establishes ways of working in relationship to land, water and the specificities of regional politics. Her practice inhabits a methodology of dis-organising and collectivisation to explore alternative organisational models. Hester is co-founder of grassroots initiatives, Chloride Street Studios and Slag Heap Projects, which foster agency of community and place. Hester was previously Curator at Broken Hill City Art Gallery and worked at a number of public and private arts organisations in Naarm.