Jared Davis

Jared Davis is a writer and curator from Melbourne with an interest in independent music, sound culture and the politics of music distribution. He is a current PhD (Art History & Theory) candidate at Monash University.


Jared has contributed art and music related articles to publications including DIS Magazine, 3hD Festival (organised by Creamcake, Berlin), Artlink, Art Monthly Australia, RealTime and produced catalogue essays for the City of Melbourne, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art among others.


Notable curatorial projects of Jared’s include SOUTH/SÖDER, presented in collaboration with Färgfabriken and Bus Projects in Stockholm, August 2012; Transits, a pop-up sound performance series for Bus Projects’ Critical Mobility mobile art space project as part of the 2011 State of Design Festival and Big West Little Bites; a performance mini-festival entitled Always Moving (a performance laboratory in several parts) at Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne in June – July 2010; an installation of sound works by Philip Samartzis at the Iziko South African National Gallery in Cape Town, October 2010; and South African sound artist James Webb’s ‘In Living Memory of What Never Happened’ as part of the 2009 Melbourne International Arts Festival.



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