PROFILE

Born and lives in Melbourne, Australia.

Din Heagney is a writer, editor and researcher with extensive experience in art, design and communication. He teaches at RMIT University School of Design (2014–), is an editor and teaching associate at MADA Monash University (2017–), and is working with Dr Lily Hibberd, UNSW Sydney, on the forthcoming ParraGirls book (2018–2019). Din has an MFA by Research from the University of Melbourne, and a BA in Journalism from RMIT University.

Professional Highlights:

Academic editing for Dr James Oliver and MUP Academic (Associations: Creative Practice & Research, 2017–2018), Dr Steve Thomas (Freedom Stories, 2015–2016), and Dr Andrew Goodman (Parasitic Relations/Gathering Ecologies, 2014/2018).

Books for Thames & Hudson Australia (Melbourne Street Art Guide, 2016), John Ogden and Cyclops Press (Portraits From a Land Without People, 2008), and VIA-N (Making Space: Artist run initiatives in Victoria, 2007).

Catalogues for NGV National Gallery of Victoria (Rigg Design Prize, 2015), Simryn Gill and Australia Council for the Arts (Venice Biennale, 2013), Biennale of Sydney (all our relations, 2012) and NGA National Gallery of Australia (Space Invaders, 2004/2010).

Magazine editions for Artlink Australia & Asia Pacific (Artlink: Experiment, 2012), un Projects (un Magazine 4.1, 2010), and Niche Media (Desktop, 2000–05).

Exhibitions for IPTA Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA Centenary, 2018), Melbourne Food & Wine Festival (Underground Gardens, 2010), Midsumma Festival (UQ, 2009), monthly exhibitions and live events as director of Platform Artists Group Inc. (2006–10).

Essaysfeatures, interviews and reviews for InsideMonumentNylonThe Art LifeArt21 MagazineNAVA National Association for the Visual Arts, galleries, artists and designers (2000–15).