Elizabeth Flynn

Elizabeth Flynn

Chair

Elizabeth Flynn is an Aboriginal (Larrakia and Tiwi), Chinese Malaysian and Muslim woman who grew up on Kaurna land in Adelaide and now lives and works on Kulin country in Melbourne. Elizabeth has extensive experience as an arts worker, producer and community organiser. Within the arts and cultural sector, she has worked with Australia’s national museum of screen culture ACMI, Diversity Arts Australia, Contemporary Arts Precincts (Collingwood Yards), Eleven Collective, Hyphenated Projects, ILBIJERRI Theatre Company, Peril Magazine, Blak Dot Gallery, The Social Studio, and the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. As part of her community and socially engaged practice, Elizabeth works with RISE Refugees, Survivors and Ex-Detainees, the Ebony Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Institute, and ABSTARR Consulting.

As a writer and academic, Elizabeths’s thoughts on the politics of race, gender and culture have been published widely. Her essays, articles and short stories have been published in IndigenousX, the Guardian Australia, NITV, Peril magazine, the Australian Critical Race and Whiteness Studies Association blog, The Lifted Brow, and the anthology #MeToo: Stories From the Australian Movement.