Melinda Reid

Dr Melinda Reid is a writer and teacher. She currently teaches at the University of New South Wales: Art and Design and University of Technology, Sydney. She lives on the unceded territory of the Gadigal and Wangal peoples of the Eora nation.

The essayist

Curated by Jasmin Stephens

By Melinda Reid — 10 September, 2019

At the August opening of The essayist at The Cross Arts Projects, I found myself feeling the combined effects of the anti-inflammatories I’d taken for a sore back, the surprisingly warm afternoon weather, a room full of new works, and a recently digested dense ginger tart. The conditions were ripe for a brief daydream. I…