Julie Montgarrett is an artist, curator and lecturer in Creative Arts and Design at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga. She has exhibited in over 70 solo and group exhibitions, public art commissions, site-specific installations, costume designs and productions and community-based arts projects in Australia and internationally since 1977. Sarah McEwan is an artist, musician and an artist–curator based in Sandigo, NSW. Her practice is underpinned by the philosophies of feminism, art for social change and diversity in the arts. McEwan creates solo work, as well as collaborating with artists, community members and young people in gallery spaces or site-speciﬁc locations to make new work. She is the Creative Producer of the Cad Factory.
Julie Montgarrett and Sarah McEwan collaborate as artists or artist–curators to highlight the commonplace issues around gender and lived experience. With nuanced consideration, they challenge the multiple ways Western philosophy and history have shaped our collective consciousness to place hierarchies and binaries on people, places and objects.