Melbourne-based organisation Liquid Architecture has announced the appointment of Kristi Monfries and Dr Lucreccia Quintanilla to the role of Co-Directors; the pair will commence in their roles on Monday 14 November 2022.
Kristi Monfries is a Javanese Australian arts producer, researcher and project curator with a deep understanding and committed engagement in contemporary arts practice. In collaboration with colleagues in Indonesia and Australia she runs Volcanic Winds, an arts organisation based in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Over the last decade she has focused on how artists from the region are transforming the traditional musics of Southeast Asia into radical contemporary works for public presentation. Monfries’s passion is for supporting experimental new voices, with a special interest in Asian artists and their geographic relationship to Australia, including work created by diasporic and Asian Australian creatives.