Born in rural New South Wales and currently based in Melbourne, Kate Golding is a high school teacher turned photographic artist. Kate utilises photographic processes to explore notions of identity and the representation of people and place through long-term projects.\r\n
She holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Wollongong, a Graduate Diploma in Education from UNSW and in 2010 completed a Bachelor of Arts in Photography with distinction at RMIT University. Kate is a currently undertaking her Master of Fine Arts by research at the Victorian College of the Arts where she is examining colonial history with a particular focus on Captain Cook.\r\n
Kate was awarded an ArtStart Grant from the Australia Council for the Arts in 2011. Her Aboriginalities project features in the Melbourne Museum’s permanent exhibition, First Peoples at the Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre. She attended the Magnum Photos workshop with Raghu Rai at the 2013 Delhi Photo Festival. In 2014, she was a finalist in the Perth Centre for Photography’s IRIS portraiture and CLIP landscape awards. She released her self-published photobook, Within You Without You in February 2015. She has exhibited both nationally and internationally, and her work is held in several collections.