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Nicholas Tsoutas

Nicholas Tsoutas is the former Artistic Director of Casula Powerhouse. He is the past Executive Director of Artspace Visual Arts Centre, Sydney and also the past director of the Institute of Modern Art in Brisbane and The Performance Space in Sydney.

He curated the 1985 Sydney Performance Perspecta, and has been an adviser to the Biennale of Sydney. Tsoutas has been responsible for the development of a number of watershed projects on the topic of Australian multi-culturalism and post-coloniality.

As a director of four major art centres in Australia; Artspace, The Institute of Modern Art, The Performance Space and The Casula Powerhouse, his main areas of interest and expertise are in the areas of conceptual and installation art, performance art, contemporary postmodern theory and criticism.

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