About

HARRIET GILLIES is an award-winning

performance artist and theatre director

working across a range of performance modes.

Harriet graduated from NIDA’s directing

course and has worked at theatres and

festivals across Australia, New Zealand and

North America. She has worked for pioneering

contemporary performance artists including

Nat Randall, Pony Express and PVI

Collective, as well as iconic avant-garde

practitioners including Marina Abramovic,

Hermann Nitsch and Robert Wilson. In 2018

Harriet presented three new projects:

interactive installation, “Glitterbox” at

Sydney Festival, performance “Lifestyle of

the Richard and Family” at Next Wave

Festival, and “Cyber-Siren-Reflective-

Utopia” at the Bearded Tit in Redfern and

Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center, NY. This

year she also completed residencies at the

Bearded Tit (Sydney, AUS), the Watermill

Center (Long Island, NY) and La Serre: Arts

Vivants @ Le Monument National (Montreal).

photo credit Chloe Bellemere

photo credit Chloe Bellemere