Kat is a curator, urban disruptor and creator of public art interventions that focus on positive social change. She has trained in voice, theatre and performance-making for over 25 years and has been actively working with emerging artists for over 18 years. Kat studied Theatre, Classical Singing and English Literature in Australia, obtaining a Bachelor of Creative Arts; Bachelor of English Literature and her Master of Arts (Research) in Performance Studies. Kat has a strong interest in contemporary creation practices and how they can influence positive change. Her research thesis focused on emerging, urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and opportunities available for the development of a sustainable creative presence, and she has recently returned from the prestigious The Arctic Circle Residency where she continued her research and activations on climate disruption art and the role of artists in this vital issue. Based in Asia, she is the founder and Artistic Director of the global arts initiative Micro Galleries, was a Director and Chair of the Board of Directors for Sydney alternative arts space The Red Rattler, is an Advisor for French-based, International organisation United Sketches, was shortlisted for Sydney University Alumni awards and was named as one of Australia’s 100 Women of Influence for 2015, for her work in the cultural sphere.