Lives and works on the banks of timtumili minanya/ River Derwent in nipaluna/ Hobart, lutruwita/Tasmania.
Justy Phillips is an artist, writer and publisher. She is co-founder with Margaret Woodward of A Published Event, making long-term relational artworks through shared acts of public telling. Exploring chance encounter, constructed situations and the shared authorship of lived experience, Phillips works with artists and writers, materials and ideas, writing, prose, book-works and performance. In 2019, Justy was awarded the Ruth Stephan Fellowship at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University. Phillips’ publication ‘Fall of the Derwent’ was long-listed in the 2017 Premier’s Literary Awards, Tasmania, Australia. She has a PhD from RMIT University, Melbourne, ‘Scoreography: Compose with a hole in the heart!’.