Interview with Jay YOUNGER

the ephemera interviews

In this series of interviews artists directly involved in ARIs and artist-run culture 1980- 2000 speak about the social context for their art making and provide insights into the ephemera they produced or collaborated on during this period. Artist ephemera includes artworks, photocopies, photographs, videos, films, audio, mail art, posters, exhibition invites, flyers, buttons and badges, exhibition catalogues, didactics, room sheets, artist publications, analogue to digital resources and artist files.


Jay Younger is a public art curator, artist and educator with over thirty years of professional practice.

Jay has undertaken public art projects within State Government, Local Council, and Corporate contexts. Since 1998 Jay has completed seven permanent public art curatorial projects, which range in both budget and client objectives. Diverse curatorial approaches have been realised for artistic, educational, medical/scientific, judicial, and parkland leisure contexts and include the acclaimed Brisbane Magistrate’s Courts. Currently Jay is curating a large scale sculptural screen for Queensland Performing Arts Centre which is in design development.





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Jay Younger
Occlusion, 1986, Exhibition curated by Anna Zsoldos, Lehan Ramsay and Robyn Gray, 1986
The Occlusion exhibition was exhibited at both The Australian Centre for Photography in Sydney and at the artist-run That Contemporary Art Space in 1986.