In Conversation: Primavera 2018 curator Megan Robson

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Gina Fairley and Megan Robson

ArtsHub Visual Arts Editor, Gina Fairley, spoke with MCA’s Megan Robson about the current exhibition, Primavera 2018, in response to a wave of commentary that followed its recent review.

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Installation view: Primavera 2018 at Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney. Photo credit: Jessica Maurer.

About the author

Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor.

Megan Robson is Assistant Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. Recent curatorial projects include Installation Contemporary, Sydney Contemporary (with Rachel Kent) (2017); Primavera at 25 (2016–2017; touring nationally in 2017–2018); Martu Art from the Far Western Desert (with Anna Davis) (2014) and New Acquisitions in Context (with Anna Davis) (2013).

She has worked across a range of notable exhibitions including solo projects with Aleks Danko, Runa Islam, Anish Kapoor, Christian Marclay, Tatsuo Miyajima, Annette Messager and Sun Xun; as well as large-scale presentations such as New Romance: art and the posthuman, string theory: Focus on contemporary Australian art and Marking Time.

Previously, she worked with contemporary art organisations such as the Barbican Centre, London and the Biennale of Sydney.