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Harriet Parsons, Director

Harriet
Parsons
Chair of Currency House
Harriet Parsons is an artist and independent researcher living in Melbourne. She graduated from the Sydney College of the Arts in 1997 and exhibited regularly to 2011 in galleries in Sydney and Melbourne, including Gallery 4A, Gertrude Street Galleries (now Gertrude Contemporary) and the National Gallery of Victoria. She received a Master’s degree from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2012 and completed her PhD on the collaborative drawing practices used by the artists on Captain James Cook’s Endeavour voyage at the School of Culture and Communication, Melbourne University, in 2019. During her candidature, she studied intellectual history on an exchange to Edinburgh University in 2014-15. She has published two book chapters: ‘Growth and Depression in Hayek’s Garden: The Emotional Language of Accounting’, on measuring cultural value (Making Culture Count: The Politics of Cultural Measurement, Melbourne University, 2015); and ‘Bridging the Language Gap: British-Tahitian Collaborative Drawing Strategies on Captain Cook’s Endeavour Voyage’, (Exploring Indigenous Histories: Archives, Intimacies, Exchanges and Places, ANU E-Press, 2015).

Board Members

Katharine
Brisbane AM
Harriet
Parsons
Nick
Parsons
Jodine
Muir
Julian
Meyrick
Martin
Portus
Nick
Shimmin