Max Delany

Delany, Max

Max Delany is Artistic Director and CEO at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne. He also holds the position of Associate Professor, Curatorial Practice, in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, at Monash University; and Deputy Chair, Contemporary Art Organisations Australia (CAOA).

Recent curatorial projects at ACCA include On Vulnerability and Doubt, 2019; Tom Nicholson: Public Meeting, 2019; The Theatre is Lying: The inaugural Macfarlane Commissions 2018–19, and Eva Rothschild: Kosmos 2018 (both with Annika Kristensen); Unfinished Business: Perspectives on art and feminism (with a curatorial team of Paola Balla, Julie Ewington, Annika Kristensen, Vikki McInnes and Elvis Richardson) 2017–18; Claire Lambe: Mother Holding Something Horrific (with Annika Kristensen) 2017; and Sovereignty (with Paola Balla) 2016–17.

Max was formerly Senior Curator, Contemporary Art, at the National Gallery of Victoria, (2012–2016), where he was responsible for projects including Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei, 2015-16; David Shrigley: Life and Life Drawing, 2014-15; Melbourne Now, 2013-14; and Mix Tape 1980s: Appropriation, Subculture, Critical Style, 2013.