Keri Elmsly on Reshaping Creative Institutions

Episode 15
4 Dec, 2023

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Ceri Hand interviews Keri Elmsly, the Executive Director of Programming at ACMI (Australia’s national museum of screen culture). Keri takes us on her remarkable journey from the underground London rave scene to staging groundbreaking immersive art experiences worldwide. She shares insights from working with pioneering artists like UVA, Mira Calix, and Memo Akten to reshape cultural institutions. Together, they explore Keri’s approach to fostering ambitious collaborative artworks, from aligning infrastructure to handle complex projects to ensuring artists are properly compensated. Keri offers invaluable advice for creative professionals and shares her extensive knowledge and experience in this episode.