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Judith Blackall

Judith is responsible for the Museum of Contemporary Art’s exhibitions program, the curatorial, collections, registration departments and off-site projects, including C3West, an innovative project involving contemporary artists, businesses and communities in Western Sydney.

Judith joined the Museum in July 1997 and prior to this lived and worked in Italy for 15 years. She has worked on a range of contemporary art exhibitions including touring exhibitions internationally, and outreach projects for theMCA.

Exhibitions Judith has presented at the MCA include Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Recorders (2011-12); Annie Leibovitz: A Photographer’s Life 1995-2005(2010-11), which broke previous MCA attendance records; the major survey exhibition of the Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, developed in collaboration with the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, YAYOI KUSAMA: Mirrored Years (2009); Las Horas / The Hours: Visual Arts of Contemporary Latin America, an exhibition featuring 136 works by 30 artists drawn from the Daros-Latinamerica Collection shown at the MCA in 2008; Arte Povera: Art from Italy 1967-2002, a major exhibition presented in 2002 organised in association with the Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Rivoli, Italy; and Kienholz, the MCA’s summer exhibition 2005-06, organised in partnership with The Baltic, Gateshead, UK.