The Art of Collecting


Writer & Director: Kate Blackmore
Producer: Bethany Bruce, Staple Fiction
Cinematographers: Emma Paine and Meg White
Editor: Elliott Magen
Colourist & Post: Justin Tran
Sound Designer: Lachlan Harris
Featuring: David Capra, Raquel Caballero, Nell, Sarah Goffman and Karla Dickens

Broadcast Documentary, 32mins & 5 x 5mins

This project was commissioned by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, financed with the assistance of Create NSW, and broadcast in June 2021.


These short intimate stories by artist Kate Blackmore uncover the fascinating and often eccentric collections of five Australian artists, offering a unique insight into their inspirations and obsessions.