Bio

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Katie Sfetkidis is a contemporary artist and lighting designer living and working in Melbourne.

As an artist Katie recently graduation from her Masters of Contemporary Art at the Victorian College of the Arts.
Sfetkidis’ feminist practice includes the use of video, performance and role-play as tools for social critique.  Her work often combines parody with serious intent, in order to question patriarchal structures in art institutions and politics. Recent work includes a book and performance series “Making a Feminist Life” and video series Pop Politics Mashup. Katie has shown work with a number of festivals and galleries in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Including; Trocadero Artspace (2017), Festival of Live Art, Melbourne (2016 & 2014), Underbelly Arts Festival, Cockatoo Island, Sydney (2013), Light Speculation, Lab14 – Carlton Connect Initiative, (2015) and Blindside Gallery Nite Art Series (2013).

As a theatre lighting designer Katie is the winner of the 2015 Green Room Award for her lighting design for Meme Girls. She has worked with major companies in both Sydney and Melbourne including: Sydney Theatre Company, Belvoir Theatre, Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne Theatre Company.She is a current co-artistic director of Independent queer theatre company Little Ones Theatre and has also worked with other independent companies including: She Said,  Sisters Grimm, Fraught Outfit, I’m Trying to Kiss You and Dirty Pretty Theatre.