Alicia Renew joined Channels as co-Artistic Director in 2016.
With Nikki Lam, Alicia will oversee and deliver Channels: The Australian Video Art Festival in September 2017.
Alicia received a Bachelor of Visual Art, majoring in Art Theory from Monash University in 2010 and a Master of Art Curatorship at the University of Melbourne in 2013. She is also Program Manager at MUMA – Monash University Museum of Art. Before starting at Channels Alicia was on the 2014-15 Curatorial Committee for Channels Festival and then Creative Producer – Exhibitions for Channels 2016. Previously she was curator of MADA Gallery, Monash University where she coordinated and curated over 80 exhibitions, including With Hidden Noise 2013, Live in Your Head 2012, The Social Life of Things 2012 and Media Specific 2011.
Alicia completed an internship at the National Gallery of Victoria, in the Contemporary Art department for Melbourne Now in 2013 and has written for the NGV Gallery magazine, Melbourne Now, MADA Gallery, Craft Victoria and Trocadero.