Nikki Walkerden is a performance-film-situation artist, writer and director with an eye for the experimental. Working with performance-based expansions of experimental cinema and moving image installation in 16mm film, super8 film and digital, the Sydney-born creator is captivated by screen culture, constructed situations and the marvels of the human body.
As a qualified arts educator and workshop facilitator, Walkerden has experience assisting artists of all ages at creative learning environments in galleries, schools, museums and Sydney College of the Arts.
Showing internationally and across Australia at film and video art exhibitions, screenings and festivals, Walkerden’s works have featured in the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Anthology Film Archives, Underbelly Arts Festival, SCA Galleries, MCA ARTBAR, Annandale Galleries and Over View Travelling International Festival of Video Art curated by dLux Media Arts. With a passion for the emerging practices of moving image, Walkerden recently curated the inaugural media art space program at WEST project space, and continues to develop curatorial projects of a similar nature.
Walkerden has studied a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Teaching (Visual Arts), Master of Film & Digital Image, Master of Fine Arts by research (performance, moving image, situations).