Kate Blackmore is a screen-based artist working across contemporary art and cinematic contexts. Since 2007 she has been a key member of artist collective Barbara Cleveland (with Kelly Doley, Frances Barrett & Diana Smith) whose artistic, curatorial, publishing and educational projects are influenced by queer and feminist methodologies. Barbara Cleveland is represented by Sullivan+Strumpf (Sydney).
Blackmore’s solo and collaborative projects have been shown at the Hayward Gallery (London); Museum of Contemporary Art (Sydney); Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (Brisbane); Artspace (Sydney); 20th Biennale of Sydney; Art Gallery of NSW (Sydney); National Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art (Seoul); and the 2018 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art.
Blackmore has also directed and produced multiple documentary series for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s online arts channel, including the Walkley Award nominated contemporary dance series, THE MOVEMENT (2017). She recently completed THE WOMAN AND THE CAR, a 30 minute film on artist Margaret Dodd which premiered at the Adelaide Film Festival in 2018.
Blackmore holds an M.A. in Visual and Media Anthropology from the Freie Universität Berlin and sits on the board of Performance Space (Sydney).