Kieran Swann is an artist, curator, producer, and facilitator; with a background in both performance and visual art. His work for gallery spaces manifests as spare, minimalist gestures or tasks; always site-responsive and often to reframe or bring into focus the history of sites or bodies, and create a space for meditation on these. In experimental theatre and contemporary performance, Kieran collaborates with The Good Room, creators of I Should Have Drunk More Champagne (Metro Arts 2013), I Want To Know What Love Is (Brisbane Festival/QTC 2014, Brisbane Powerhouse 2015), and the forthcoming The Forgiveness Project (working title) – a body of contemporary work acclaimed for accessibility, innovative process, striking imagery, and meaningful community engagement. He has created work with Brisbane Festival, Queensland Theatre Company, Brisbane Powerhouse, Next Wave, La Boite Theatre, Conical Inc, Schoolhouse Studios.
His body of work has received national acclaim; ABC Radio has described his work as “nothing short of brilliant”, and RealTime has noted him a “fabulous liar in a mundane world”. In 2016, Kieran has received a fellowship for postgraduate study at Wesleyan University’s Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance, in Connecticut USA.