Assistant Director M2M Launch

Margie MacKay

Margie MacKay

Margie is an artist and researcher known for creating large-scale ceremonies alongside diverse communities both nationally and internationally. Utilising fire, ritual-art forms, design thinking, trans-disciplinary performance modes and collaborative processes. Her work over the past 25+ years has ranged from intimate indoor events, to exuberant street theatre productions, street art installations and epic-scale community ceremonies in many Arts Festivals and Community Gatherings.

Margie recently completed a PhD on Composing Contemporary Ceremony, whilst continuing with her freelance artistic practice. She performs a mentorship role for young and emerging artists, and has an ongoing commitment to reconciliation, the recognition and respect of Indigenous cultures, and championing the rites of humans, other entities and the environment in her works.