Andy Butler 

Writer + Curator + Artist

Photo Credit: Snehargho Ghosh

Please direct all public speaking, panels, moderating, lecturing and interview requests to andrew.butler87 [at] gmail.com

Selected Talks, Presentations, Lectures, Interviews etc:

‘WrICE x West Writers: CRAFT’, event host, Melbourne Writers Festival 2019

‘Politically Malleable’, curator talk at Green Papaya Art Projects, Quezon City, Manila 2019 

‘Conversations with Curators: Andy Butler’, interview with Tiarney Miekus, Art Guide Australia, 2019

‘The Cost of Art - how do writers make a living?’, interview with Hannah Reich, ABC Radio National, 2019

‘Art, Politics & Agency’, panel with Hoda Afshar, Steven Rhall, Archie Barry, and Hoang Tran Nguyen, Buxton Contemporary, 2019  

‘Working Curatorially’, in-conversation with Pip Wallis, West Space, 2019

Creative State Summit panel with Joshua Francis, Moorina Bonnini and Leah Jing Mcintosh (begins 25min mark), Melbourne Museum 2019,

‘Natives: In Conversation with Akala’ moderator, Athaneaum Theatre, 2019

Independent Curating // Concepts, Collabs + Challenges, Verge Gallery, Sydney 2019 

‘Provocation on Diversity’, Public Galleries Association of Victoria (PGAV) Curatorial Intensive, Buxton Contemporary, 2018

‘Writing in the Expanded Field’, reading event, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art 2018 

‘Eulogy for My Career’, performance event with Yasmin Abdel-Magid, Yumi Stynes, Anthony Lehman. Melbourne Writers Festival 2018

‘Writers Across Borders’, moderated panel with Rajith Savanadasa, Han Yujoo, Anja Rompas, Dicky Senda, Ali Cobby Eckermann, Lavanya Shanbouge and Joshua Ip, Melbourne Writers Festival 2018

‘WrICE Papers Salon’, peformance event with Rajith Savanadasa, Han Yujoo, Anja Rompas, Dicky Senda, Ali Cobby Eckermann, Lavanya Shanbogue, Joshua Ip, Saaro Umar, Fi Murphy, David Carlin and Francesca Rendle-Short, Melbourne Writers Festival 2018 

‘Not Another Slide Night’, performance event for EWF 2018 Program Launch with Manisha Anjali, Eugenia Flynn and Magan Magan, Emerging Writers Festival 2018  

‘The Re-Readers Episode 94: Going Down, Wonderland and the Royal Wedding’, The Rereaders Podcast with Mel Campbell & Dion Kagan, 2018  



Cargo Collective 2017 — Frogtown, Los Angeles