Peter Hill


Peter Hill is an artist, writer and independent curator. He has exhibited his Superfictions in the Biennale of Sydney and at the Museum of Modern Art, Oxford. His book Stargazing: Memoirs of a Young Lighthouse Keeper (Random House Australia, 2003) won Scotland’s Saltire Society Literary Award. He is currently working on two new books: Art in Australia from Perspecta to Dark Mofo: Three Decades of Australian Art 1990–2020, and Curious About Artists: Encounters with 50 Contemporary Artists, from Marina Abramović to Rachel Maclean (1980–2020). He is an adjunct professor at RMIT University, Melbourne.


The breathing artist

MemoirI WORKED AS part of an ever-changing small team of lighthouse keepers in 1973, on three uninhabited islands off the West Coast of Scotland. I was twenty years old. I spent a lot of time sitting on rocks in the Atlantic....

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