Sasi Victoire
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Dr Sasi Victoire


Art Education/curating/project design,art reviews/ Multi Media Artist


131 Arlington Esplanade,Clifton Beach, Queensland 4879 Australia


+61 428 580 286


+61 740 553 079







Malaysian Malayalee


131 Arlington Esplanade
Clifton Beach Queensland



Studio Indigo
Clifton Beach Queensland


PhD (Creative Arts), James Cook University, Cairns, QLD
Master of Arts (Visual & Performing Arts), Charles Sturt University, NSW
Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts), University of New England, NSW
Graduate Diploma of Education, University of New England, NSW


Teaching Experience:Various contract positions in Lismore NSW/ QLD: Various schools, JCU 

Professional Appointments

Various curatorial /coordinating/ writing engagements


Project coordinator/Festivals
2015 Tropics>Tropics as part of the JB Art Festival, Johor Bharu, Malaysia

2013-14 Cairns Chidlren's Festival

2009 On the Edge Tour: Kala Kendra Gallery Jaipur
Jaipur Festival (Indigenous Mentorship)
Indira Gandhi Centre, New Delhi India  

2003 Curator/artist) Women’s Art and Weavings from the Torres Strait
2001 International Women’s Conference, Townsville
2001 Centenary of Federation Celebration, Stratford (Coordinator)
‘Adopt an Artist’ (Curator/artist)
Community Involvement/Public projects, Workshops & Conferences
2007 Speaker at Feminist Agenda Conference Townsville
2007 Paper presented at EKC Conference, Hertfordshire, UK
2007 Judge Malanda & Districts Art Show, Qld
2006 Keynote Speaker, Moving from Rhetoric to Diversity of Practice, Immigrant Women’s Support Services Forum, Brisbane
2005 Women’s Empowerment Workshops Townsville, Innisfail, Bundaberg, Caloundra & Gympie
2004 Art workshops – Primary and High Schools
and Adults in Bowen area
2003 Disability Week Workshops, Coastal dreaming, Innisfail & JCU, Cairns
Guest speaker- Cairns International Women’s Day
2002 Coordinator, Starry Starry Night Ball, Stratford Bowling Club
Guest speaker- Innisfail Sugar Museum, International Women’s Breakfast
2002 Coordinator of Centenary of Federation Celebrations, Stratford
Lantern making workshops
1998 Judge Mossman & Districts Art Show, Qld
1995 Judge in Shaids Art Exhibition (Youth Aids awareness campaign) NSW

Gallery representation

Grafton Regional Gallery
Kick ArtsGallery COCA, Cairns Q 
Studio Indigo , Cairns, Q

Individual exhibitions

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2015 Foorprints, Vivo's Palm Cove
2013 Watermark , residency,Chiangmai University, Tanks Art Centre
2010 Unfolding Narratives, Barratt Gallery, Altstonville, Bellingen Library
2009 Book Launch/Exhibition of Images(Crockee's Country& Moving House)
Cairns regional Gallery, JCU Library
Local Narratives Cell Artspace, Cairns 

2005-2006 ‘Through the Looking Glass’,
Touring throughout Regional Queensland
(Mourilyan, Townsville, Bundaberg, Hervey Bay, Caloundra, Gympie)
2004 ‘Through the Looking Glass’, Regional Gallery, Cairns
aberg Art Centre, Bundaberg
1990 ‘Intimate Pavilions’, Bellingen Art Gallery, NSW

Selected group exhibitions

2015  Tropics>Tropics, Johor Bharu, Malaysia

         Global AMMA Conference Exhibition, Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia

2014 Epicurious Vivo's Palm Cove

2013 Little Boxes, Vivo's Palm Cove

         Sentinels COCA Cairns, Tableland Regional Gallery Atherton

2009 'On the Edge' Cairns, Townsville, Gympie, Mackay
(curator) Jaipur & New Delhi, India
2007 ‘Cocoon Project’: Tanks Art Centre
2003 ‘No Boundaries’ JCU postgraduate exhbition College of Music Visual Arts and Theatre
‘Corresponding Latitudes’, COCA Cairns, Jaipur, Udaipur, Bikaneer, India
2002 ‘Palette of Cultures’, Cairns Hilton
‘Adopt an Artist’, Centenary of Federation Celebration, Stratford
‘Postcards show’, Cairns Regional Art Gallery
2001 ‘New Image, New Ways’
Plastique Kinetic Worms, Australian High Commission, Singapore
2000 ‘Bitumen’
Kick Arts Collective, Cairns; Umbrella Studio, Townsville
1999 ‘Look both ways’

Kick Arts Collective, Cairns; Mareeba Bowling Club
‘Postcards show’, Cairns Regional Art Gallery
1995 Breast Cancer reveals Art’
Cairns Regional Art Gallery; Queensland Cancer Council Brisbane
1987-1994 Numerous Group shows in NSW

Touring Exhibitions

2004-2006 ‘Through the Looking Glass’, 
Touring throughout Regional Queensland
(Mourilyan, Townsville, Bundaberg, Hervey Bay, Caloundra, Gympie)
1999 ‘Alice in the Interface’, Umbrella Studio, Townsville, Qld
1998 ‘Alice in the Interface’ The Tanks Art Centre, Cairns, Bundaberg


2015   Tropics>Tropics Tour, Johor Bharu, Malaysia

2009   On the Edge Tour, Jaipur & New Delhi, India



2015   Tropics>Tropics Exhibition, Johor Bharu, Malaysia

2009   On the Edge Exhibition, Jaipur & New Delhi, India


2006 Continuing Scholarship (JCU)

Published Papers and Essays

2008 EKC Conference Paper “Using art practice to argue Human Rights issues”, Hertfordshire, UK
2007 Speaker at Feminist Agenda Conference Townsville
2006 Keynote Speaker, Moving from Rhetoric to Diversity of Practice, Immigrant Women’s Support Services Forum, Brisbane
2005 Women’s Empowerment Workshops Townsville, Innisfail, Bundaberg, Caloundra & Gympie

Unpublished Papers and Essays

2006 PhD thesis "The Gaze"


2015  The Global Malayalee, AMMA Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for Human Rights through Art

2001-2004 Australian Postgraduate Award (JCU)


2015 Arts Queensland, IDF, RADF

2012  Australia-Thailand Institute, Arts Queensland, RADF

2007 RADF
2007 Q150 Grant
2007 Quick Response Grant
2006 Write up Grant (JCU)
2005 Artworkers Alliance Small Grants
2004 Arts Queensland (Small Grants)
2001 RADF grants (3)


2013 D and H Hohn various artworks
2007 ‘Cocoon Project’ Tanks Art Centre & Flecker Botanical Gardens, Cairns
1994 St Kevin’s Church, Bangalow, NSW


2013 Chiangmai University, Thailand
2004 Bowen District Schools, Bowen, Qld
1998 The Tanks Art Centre, Cairns, Qld

Teaching Appointments

Queensland: James Cook University Cairns, Queensland (Guest Lecturer)
Far North Queensland Institute of TAFE: Remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Education Unit
Indigenous and Islander Product Development Unit 
Various Cairns High Schools.
Primary Schools: (Lote (Indonesian) and Special Education) Redlynch; Whitfield; Caravonica, Kuranda, Yorkeys Knob (current)
New South Wales: Various High Schools in the Northern Rivers NSW

Selected Publications

Illustrated children’s books (2009)
Crockee’s Country
Moving House
Art Monthly, Australia, “Carked” it like a Cassowary, June 2009
Pratilipi, International Crosscurrents. September 2009
Times International Vol Issue 2, 2008, Introducing On the Edge
Working Papers on Design Visual Echoes: Using art practice to argue Human Rights issues
Arts Nexus Issue 62: April-July 2007- Review: FACE to FACE
Kasama Vol.20 No. 4/ Oct-Dec 2006, Review: The power of persuasion in Visual Imagery
Arts Nexus Issue 60: Oct-Dec 2006
Cultural Heritage Review: From Laos to Australia
Arts Nexus Issue 53: Jan-Feb 2004.
Review: In the Outside and Sense of Attachment at the Australian Sugar Industry Museum
Arts Nexus Issue 52 Oct-Dec 2004 Review: Andres Caycedo’s exhibition Shopping makes you free.
Arts Nexus Issue 47 June - Aug 2002 Community Arts are not all beer and skittles, but sure have their rewards.
Arts Nexus Issue 45 Aug - Sept 2001 Stratford Celebrates

Other Media Publication

Tony Stephens-Art Worker’s Alliance Autumn Newsletter 2005
Caroline Daniel – Eyeline, No. 56 Summer 2004/2005
Caroline Daniel - Arts Nexus Oct-Dec 2004
Karen Van Harskamp - The Cairns Post Timeout 7/10/2004
Caroline Furlong - Arts Nexus May-June 2000
Anne Donohue - Townsville Bulletin 26/2/99
Marina Muecke - The Cairns Post, 26/6/98
Carrie Bies - FNCIA Newsletter Aug 1998
Eyeline - Summer 1998/1999
Periphery - No 37 Summer 1998/1999
Rilka Oakley - Periphery No. 23/5/95
Michael Berry - Periphery No. 5/11/90
Geoff Levitus - Periphery No. 1/10/89


2015 Tropics>Tropics, Johor Bharu, Malaysia

Judging Appointments

Atherton Art Show; Malanda Art Show; Sarina Art Show