Nina Miall is an independent curator and writer. Primary among her curatorial concerns are socially engaged and relational practices, and the politics and poetics of performance.
From 2012–2017, Miall was a curator at Carriageworks, Sydney, where she commissioned ambitious new work across a variety of disciplines and media. At Carriageworks, she co-curated the inaugural multi-venue biennial exhibition The National 2017: New Australian Art and was responsible for a major cross-disciplinary project 24 Frames Per Second, 2012–2015. Prior to Carriageworks, Miall was based in London where she was a director of leading contemporary art gallery Haunch of Venison from 2006–2011, curating exhibitions across the gallery’s four spaces in London, Berlin, Zurich and New York.
Miall has a BA (Hons) from the University of Sydney and an MA from the Courtauld Institute of Art, London. She has lectured on contemporary art in Australia and the UK and has published widely, recently contributing texts to the publication accompanying The National 2017: New Australian Art, the Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation’s Mikhael Subotzky: WYE publication, 2016, and the exhibition catalogue for the 20th Biennale of Sydney, 2016. She is also a participant in the Australia Council’s 2017–2018 Arts Leaders Program.