Isobel Parker Philip is an independent curator, photographer and freelance writer from Sydney. In 2013 she was awarded the Firstdraft Curatorial Grant to produce the exhibition On the Surface of Things. She has also curated shows at The Paper Mill and galleryeight and has a forthcoming curatorial residency at UTS Gallery. As a member of Reverie Projects, she co-curates an ongoing exhibition series at the Villa Alba Museum, Melbourne. Her exhibition reviews and feature articles are regularly published on The Art Life and have appeared in various magazines including un Magazine, RealTime, Look Magazine, Try Hard, Excerpt and Plateau. She has been commissioned to write catalogue essays for numerous artists, among them Robyn Stacey, Justine Varga and Kate Shaw.