37°57'02.5"S 144°38'02.0"E revisited
Deakin University’s Anthropocene Campus, Western Treatment Plant, Werribee, Victoria. Immersive neon, sound installation.
Co-curated with Dr Maggie McCormick, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, Tasmania.
37°57'02.05"S 144°38'02.0"E - Treatment 2017: Flightlines, Western Treatment Plant. Commissioned by Deakin University, Melbourne Water and Wyndham City Council.
Are You Here –Station Pier, Port Melbourne commissioned by the City of Port Phillip.
Crossings – Performing Mobilities, RMIT University/MoreArt, City of Moreland.
contain yourself - Maribyrnong City Council, Footscray.
2013 – 2015
Curator Urban Laboratory: City of Melbourne (2013) City of Pt Phillip (2015) & RMIT research collaboration.
2011 – 2013
Noble Park Public Art Project: …a place for gathering. 16m strung text neon piece and sound work. Commissioned by City of Greater Dandenong.
Peace Anthology Melbourne Projection Space Darkhorse Experiment, Melbourne.
2012 – 2013
Skypetrait – Intercontinental Faces - Reutlingen University/RMIT University.
Lygon Street Public Art Project: enlightenment Shortlisted
Takeaway Grassland City of Melbourne Laneways Commissions Shortlisted
RMIT/ Monash University Public Art Research project – Palazzo Vaj – Prato, Italy.
Memorial project; ‘atherton street' memorialising the ‘slum clearing’ in Fitzroy.
Positive Binaries, text based installations in various locations: Platform, Majorca House & Ian Potter Museum, MUDFEST.
AWARDS & INDUSTRY ENGAGEMENT
Interrogating Space: The Urban laboratory, Cities in a Climate of Change, International Public Art Awards 2015, Auckland University, New Zealand.
RMIT University Teaching Excellence – Outstanding Training Initiative of the Year Award, Vocational Education (Commendation)
2013 – 2018
Board Member – The Gertrude Projection Association
International Specialised Skills Fellowship: Birmingham, Bristol, London, UK. Wellington, NZ.
Guest speaker, City, Public Art & Cultural Ecology, Green Building China 2012, Shanghai, China.
Guest speaker, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China.
Hillary, F. (2018) “A situated practice”, The Journal of Public Space, 3(2), pp. 149-166. doi:
Shanti Sumartojo, Jordan Lacey, and Fiona Hillary 2017 contain yourself: technology, the city and atmospheric intervention Media International Australia Vol 165, Issue 1, pp. 90 – 102. First Published September 6, 2017 https://doi.org/10.1177/1329878X17726888
Hillary, F. & Hogg, G. (2016) ‘Interrogating Space: the Urban Laboratory’, in Grierson, E. Transformations: Art and the City, Intellect, UK. (Pending publication)
Hillary, F. & Sumartojo, S. “Empty-Nursery Blue: On Atmosphere, Meaning and Methodology in Melbourne Street Art" Public Art Dialogue 2014.
Hillary, F. (2015) Public Art: Access all areas. Higher Education and Skills Group Overseas Fellowship Report, ISS Institute, Melbourne.
Ellis, N. & Hillary, F. (2014) The Gertrude Street Projection Festival Evaluation, The Gertrude Projection Association, Melbourne.
PhD Candidate, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria.
Masters of Art, Art in Public Space, with Distinction, RMIT, Melbourne, Victoria.
Bachelor of Visual Arts & University Art Prize, Edith Cowan University, Bunbury, WA.
Graduate Diploma in Adult Education and Training, University of South Australia.
Graduate Diploma Social Sciences, Development Studies, Flinders University of South Australia. Thesis: The impact in Guatemala of political and economic development on the implementation of the UN Convention on the rights of the child.
Bachelor of Arts, Politics/Psychology, Flinders University of South Australia.
Program Manager – Masters of Art in Public Space School of Art - RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria.