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On the Basis of Sex


Balli Kaur Jaswal + Amy Remeikis + Katy Hessel + Suzie Miller + Christine Jackman

Auditorium 1, slq

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1079

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#About the event


#Artists

Balli Kaur Jaswal

Balli Kaur Jaswal

Balli Kaur Jaswal is the author of five novels, including the international bestseller Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows which was a Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club pick in 2018. She has held fellowships at the University of East Anglia and Nanyang Technological University, where she also completed her PhD in South Asian diaspora writing. Her non-fiction has appeared in the New York Times, Harper’s Bazaar India, Refinery29 and Salon.com, among other publications.

Amy Remeikis

Amy Remeikis

Amy Remeikis is the political reporter for The Guardian. She writes on the major political issues in Australia, crime, the courts and the environment. She is a regular panellist on the ABC's Insiders program and was the inaugural nominee for the Young Walkley awards.

Katy Hessel

Katy Hessel

Katy Hessel is a British art historian, broadcaster and curator. She runs @thegreatwomenartists, an Instagram account that has celebrated women artists on a daily basis since October 2015. She hosts and writes The Great Women Artists Podcast, where she has interviewed guests from Turner Prize-winner Lubaina Himid to writers Ali Smith and Deborah Levy. British Vogue and the Evening Standard listed it among their best podcasts. She is also the host of the podcast Dior Talks – Feminist Art, which includes interviews with artists such as Tracey Emin and Judy Chicago. 

Katy has written extensively on the subject of women artists, for British Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar, curated exhibitions at Victoria Miro Gallery, Stephen Friedman Gallery, Kasmin Gallery, and more, and runs the annual The Great Women Artists Residency at Palazzo Monti, Brescia. She once took over a floor of Tate Modern for a Tate Late. She has lectured at the National Gallery and Cambridge University, fronted films for the Tate, Barbican and Royal Academy of Arts, as well as writing and presenting arts documentaries for the BBC. 

In 2021, she was selected for the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in Art & Culture, and, since 2022, she has held the position as the curatorial trustee of Charleston, the modernist former home and studio of the Bloomsbury Group. Writing and speaking about art history in an accessible and fun manner, her goal is to readdress the gender imbalance in the art world by reinserting women back into the canon of art history. The Story of Art Without Men is her first book. 

Suzie Miller

Suzie Miller

Suzie Miller is a contemporary international playwright, screenwriter and novelist. Based in both London, UK, and Sydney, Australia, Miller's work has been produced around the world winning multiple prestigious awards, including the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play 2023, for her smash hit one-woman play Prima Facie, which had a soldout season on London's West End and opened on Broadway in New York, April 2023. Miller is educated in science and law, with a doctorate in drama and mathematics. She practised human rights law before writing full time and is currently developing major projects across the UK, USA and Australia in theatre, literature and screen. Prima Facie is her first novel.

Christine Jackman

Christine Jackman

Christine Jackman began her career as a journalist with the Courier-Mail in Brisbane, Australia, in 1993. She has worked in New York as a foreign correspondent for NewsCorp, in the Canberra press gallery and as the Australian's social issues writer. After several years as a staff writer for the Weekend Australian Magazine, Christine embraced freelance journalism, with features published in Good Weekend, Vogue and the Australian Women's Weekly. She is also a communications consultant.



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