17th Biennale of Sydney
  • Daniel Crooks, Static No.12 (seek stillness in movement), 2009–10 Detail of HD video (RED transferred to Blu-ray), dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery. Copyright © Daniel Crooks 2009
  • Kutlug Ataman, Mesopotamian Dramaturgies / Journey to the Moon, 2009 (detail), still photography, 31 x 41 cm. Courtesy of Francesca Minini, Milan and the artist
  • Lara Baladi, Perfumes & Bazaar, The Garden of Allah, 2006 (detail), digital collage, 560 x 248 cm, technical production and printing, Factum Arte, Madrid. Courtesy the artist. Copyright Lara Baladi
  • Kataryzana Kozyra, Summertale, 2008 (detail), DVD production still, 20 mins, prod. Zacheta National Gallery of Art Copyright artist, courtesy ZAK I BRANICKA Gallery. Photograph: M. Olivia Soto
  • Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook, Manet’s Dejeuner sur I’herbe 1862 1863 and the Thai villagers group II, 2008-09 (detail), from ‘The Two Planets Series’, photograph and video, 110 x 100 cm; 16 mins. Courtesy the artist and 100 Tonson Gallery, Bangkok
  • Cai Guo-Qiang, Inopportune: Stage One, 2004 (detail), nine cars and sequenced multichannel light tubes, dimensions variable. Collection of Seattle Art Museum, Gift of Robert M. Arnold, in honour of the 75th Anniversary of the Seattle Art Museum, 2006, installation view at MASS MoCA, North Adams, 2004. Courtesy Cai Studio. Photograph: Hiro Ihara
  • Kent Monkman, The Death of Adonis, 2009 (detail), acrylic on canvas, 182.9 x 304.8 cm. Courtesy the artist and TrépanierBaer Gallery, Calgary
  • Christopher Pease, Law of Reflection, 2008–09 (detail), oil on canvas, 123 x 214 cm. Private collection. Courtesy the artist and Goddard de Fiddes, Contemporary Art, Perth. Photograph: Tony Nathan
  • AES+F, The Feast of Trimalchio, 2009 (detail of video still), nine-channel video installation, 19 mins. Courtesy the artists; Triumph Gallery, Moscow; and Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow
  • Tsang Kin-Wah, The First Seal – It Would Be Better If You Have Never Been Born…, 2009, digital video projection and sound installation, 6:41 mins, 513 x 513 cm. Courtesy the artist
  • Wang Qingsong, Competition, 2004 (detail), c-print, 170 x 300 cm. Courtesy the artist
  • Mark Wallinger, Hymn, 1997 (detail of video still), video, sound, 4:52 mins, edition of 10 and 1 artist proof. Courtesy Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London

Board of Directors

Luca Belgiorno-Nettis AM Chairman
Joint Managing Director, Transfield Holdings Pty Ltd
Director, Transfield Services Limited
Chairman, University of Technology Sydney Arts Advisory Committee
Chairman, University of Western Sydney Arts Advisory Committee
Advisor, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, College of Fine Arts, University of NSW
Trustee, Dobell Foundation
Director, The newDemocracy Foundation

Experience and expertise
Infrastructure development and management
Public Private Partnerships, alliance contracting
Government reform: models and processes
Cultural sponsorship and philanthropy


Andrew Cameron, Deputy Chairman
Past chair, current member Contemporary Collections Benefactors Group, Art Gallery of New South Wales
Deputy Commissioner, Australia Venice Biennale 2007, 2008 and 2009
Managing Director, Ramecon Group
Managing Director, Air Springs Supply Pty Ltd
Director, Belvoir St Theatre

Experience and expertise
Business and finance


Phillip Keir
Experience and expertise
Print publishing

Amanda Love
Amanda Love Art, Sydney

Experience and expertise
Intellectual property lawyer Sydney and Hong Kong
Contemporary art and international art market, international art festivals
Private curator, valuer and art advisor, international and Australian art
Lecturer, Christies Contemporary Art, 1996–2001
Panelist, ARCO, International Art Fair, Madrid 2001
Panelist, 'Australia's 50 most collectable artists (1991–2001)', Art Collector magazine


Penelope Seidler AM
CEO, Harry Seidler & Architects
Board of Directors, International Council, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Member, International Advisory Board MAK (Museum of Applied Arts and Contemporary Art), Vienna
Member, Australian Commissioner’s Council, Venice Biennale (2005, 2007, 2009, 2011)  Member, University of New South Wales Built Environment Advisory Council
Chairman, Acquisitions Committee and Council Member, The Australiana Fund

Experience and expertise
Business and architecture  

Lucy Turnbull
Director, Turnbull & Partners Pty Ltd
Lord Mayor of Sydney 2003–2004

Experience and expertise
Investment and law

Michael Whitworth

Deputy Commissioner, Australia Venice Biennale 2007
Past Chair and current Committee Member, Contemporary Collection Benefactors, Art Gallery of New South Wales
Director, Nuston Pty Ltd
Board Member, Art Monthly
Advisory Board Member, Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation

Experience and expertise
Private investing

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