Based in: Tarntanya/Adelaide, Australia

Andrew Purvis is a curator, arts writer, artist and educator. He is the curator at Adelaide Central Gallery, and has previously curated exhibitions for the City of Adelaide, the Lawrence Wilson Gallery, and the Fremantle Art Centre. In 2017, Andrew collaborated with Sasha Grbich to establish the Department of Non-Corporeal Affairs, a paranormal research body and participatory art project. His most recent book, a monograph on South Australian artist Roy Ananda, has just been released through Wakefield Press.


Deborah Paauwe: Secret World

Andrew Purvis explores Deborah Paauwe’s photographic studies of girlhood and womanhood and the blurred lines between the two.