Above: 'NAAMAH' (2014) by Jacquie Stockdale. Courtesy of the the artist
Siân Darling is a curator, artist manager, filmmaker and strategist in the not-for-profit sector. Her various hats all tip towards matters pressing upon her social conscience.
Siân is co-Chair of human rights media organisation, Right Now Inc. and an artist manager working with esteemed Australian songwriters Kev Carmody and Paul Kelly and Jess Hitchcock. In 2020, she produced the charting Kev Carmody tribute album, Cannot Buy My Soul (2020 Edition), released by EMI. The album features 42 songs of Aboriginal truth-telling sung by some of Australia's greatest musicians.
A regular contributor to Art Guide Australia, Siân is devoted to nurturing and profiling Australian artists. In 2020, Siân founded the Museum of Inherited Memories and in 2021 Siân curated Uprising: Songs of Resistance boasting a powerful line-up of performers uniting against racism & antisemitism.
Siân is a proud Ambassador for Groundswell.
Below: Sián filming with Vincent Namatjira at ACCA in front of his painting 'Welcome to Indulkana' (2018). Courtesy of the artist