Precinct Tour: River

22 May 2022
Image: Naomi Hobson, [Fish Boys] (detail), 2022, from the series [Adolescent Wonderland]. Commissioned by Photo Australia for PHOTO 2022 International Festival of Photography. Courtesy the artist.

Image: Naomi Hobson, Fish Boys (detail), 2022, from the series Adolescent Wonderland. Commissioned by Photo Australia for PHOTO 2022 International Festival of Photography. Courtesy the artist.


22 May 2022

Sunday, 2:30-3:30pm (AEST)


Explore PHOTO 2022’s outdoor program and get insights into the artworks through the perspectives of some of Melbourne’s top curators.

Join Jake Treacy, curator, arts writer and poet, as our expert taking this tour.

NOTE: This tour takes place outside and is weather dependent. If rain is forecasted, participants will be notified regarding cancellation prior to the event.

MEETING POINT: Massimo Vitali, Leporello 2020, Shop 5, Upper Level 3, 3 Southgate Ave, Southbank.


  • Jake Treacy (AU)

    Jake Treacy is a curator, arts writer and poet working on the unceded sovereign lands of the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung and Boon Wurrung Peoples of the Kulin Nation. They are a queer, non-binary person whose practice enacts radical gestures of love, transformation and healing through community collaboration. Their practice employs numinous acts through exhibition-making, visual media, performance, as well as the spoken and written word. They are a University of Melbourne graduate with a Master of Art Curatorship and Postgraduate in Art History. They have co-directed artist-run initiatives; sat on grant advisory panels; written published copy on contemporary arts practice; and performed poetic-academic dissertations in various institutions and symposia. They currently curate at Incinerator Gallery, having previously curated across national art galleries, as well as non-conventional public spaces. Their current practice and research is informed by queer mysticism, dreams, sex, and doom metal.

Founding Partners
  • Bowness Family Foundation
  • Naomi Milgrom Foundation
Major Government Partners
  • City of Melbourne Arts Grants Program
  • Creative Victoria
Major Partners
  • Maddocks

PHOTO Australia respectfully acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands upon which we work and live, and the rich and diverse Indigenous cultures across what is now called Australia. For over 60,000 years, Indigenous arts and culture have thrived on this sacred land, and we honour Elders and cultural leaders past and present. This was, and always will be, Aboriginal land.

01–24 March