Din Heagney is a freelance writer, editor, and teacher in art and design. He is based in Melbourne, Australia, and his work has appeared in Europe, China and the United States.
He has written for magazine titles including Monument, Inside, Desktop, Nylon; websites such as Pages, Art21 Magazine, The Art Life; in art and design catalogues; and for many other organisations and individuals.
Din has edited books with Melbourne University Press, Thames & Hudson Australia, MER Paper Kunsthalle, Cyclops Press, the Victorian Initiatives of Artists Network; and edited magazines for (niche:), un Projects, and Artlink Australia & Asia Pacific.
He has worked on projects for the Australia Council for the Arts, National Gallery of Australia (NGA), National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), and the National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA). For several years he was artistic director of Platform Artists Group, where he curated more than 200 artists in public exhibitions, events and festivals.
Din also works at Monash University Art Design and Architecture (MADA) as a research editor and unit coordinator; and as a casual academic at RMIT where he developed new courses in design publishing and gender in design for RMIT University School of Design.
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