Artist Curriculum Vitae

Ming-Zhu Hii (b. 1981, Australia) 

Bachelor of Dramatic Art, Victorian College of the Arts, School of Drama (2002)
Advanced Diploma Screen and Media (Film & TV Project Development), Open Channel (2014)
Certificate IV in Small Business Management, Holmesglen TAFE (2010)
Responsive Practice Training, Leisa Shelton / Fragment31 (2016)

Selected Arts Projects
2018 Short Film: Intrusion (complete)
2017 Installation: Dead Drop, Mailbox Art Space
2016 Hybrid Media: Close Observations of a Single Subject: a catalogue of fragments (online)
2016 Short Film: Close Observations of a Single Subject (distributor: Gonella Films)
2015 Live Art: Scribe, Festival of Live Art, Arts House
2015 Exhibited Text: Duality (group show) No Vacancy
2014 Feature Film Screenplay: The Fashion Director (in development) Docklands Film Studios
2013 Video / Episodic Film: Zierle & Carter: Between Lands & Longings, Federation Square
2013 Still Photography: cover, Poetry Australia Journal
2013 Video Art / Live Performance: This Is Beautiful, Malthouse Theatre, Helium Season
2013 Multimedia / Live Performance: Until Then, Then, La Mama Theatre
2013 Video Art: Fruit, Hedgehog, Epilogue Video Art program, Long Play Cinema
2012 Experimental Film: Hey, Wasteland (ongoing development)
2009 Theatre (Text): Aviary - a triptych, Branch Theatre, La Mama Theatre
2009 Performance / Installation / Video: Attract/Repel, The Store Room / Melbourne Fringe Festival
2009 Performance / Installation: Sandwiches, The Melbourne Town Players, site-specific installation
2008 Performance / Installation / Video: TWO (site-specific residential installation)
2006 Theatre: Y. (on the life & work of Yoko Ono), Next Wave Festival, Arts House Meat Market

Awards, Grants and Development Bursaries
2016 Co-Lab Writer/Director Development Program, Malthouse Theatre
2014 Advanced Diploma Screen and Media, Open Channel
2012 Women & Multicultural Artist Leadership Development, Australia Council
2009 Kultour & Melbourne Fringe Multicultural Practice Award (Attract/Repel)
2009 Victorian Arts Centre Development Grant (Attract/Repel)
2008 Multicultural Arts Professional Development / Cultural Brokerage, Australia Council
2007 Spark Youth Arts Mentorship & Development Grant, Aus Co & YAQ (TWO)
2006 City of Melbourne Young Artist’s Production Grant (Y.)
2005 Australia Council Literature Board, new form literature development grant (The Penelope Project)

Conferences, Seminars, Lectures and Panels
2016 Moderator: AR & VR: The Future of Performance, Gender on the Agenda Summit
2015 Presenter: Pecha Kucha, presentation: “Spaciousness in our Perception”
2010 Speaker: Diversity in Health Conference / Multicultural Representation in the Arts
2009 Panelist: Victorian Arts Centre, Time to Talk: Diversity in the Performing Arts
2009 Panelist: Melbourne Workers’ Theatre: Representation in Storytelling, Trades Hall
2009 Green Room Awards Judge (Independent; Hybrid & Alternative panels)

Other Artistic Work: Acting & Voiceover
A resumé of acting work and representation particulars at Showcast
Voice demo and voiceover representation particulars at EM Voices