Kate Blackmore is an artist and filmmaker working across contemporary art and cinematic contexts. She has written, directed and produced several documentary series for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) including including the Walkley Award nominated contemporary dance series, THE MOVEMENT (2017).
In 2018, Blackmore wrote and directed THE WOMAN AND THE CAR (produced by Bridget Ikin), a 30 min hybrid documentary about Australian artist Margaret Dodd and her iconic film The Woman is Not a Car (1982). Blackmore’s film was commissioned by Adelaide Film Festival, Screen Australia and ABC Arts through the HIVE Initiative.
Blackmore is a founding member of acclaimed artist collective Barbara Cleveland (with Kelly Doley, Frances Barrett and Diana Smith). Barbara Cleveland’s projects have exhibited internationally at institutions including at the Hayward Gallery, London; Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane; National Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art, Seoul; the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Sydney; the 20th Biennale of Sydney; and the Art Gallery of NSW (AGNSW). Barbara Cleveland is represented by Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney.
Blackmore is currently developing a feature documentary on Hollywood intimacy coordinators and teaches in Media Arts at the University of Technology Sydney.