Anique Vered

Anique Vered is a cultural broker, curator and arts administrator working with diverse stakeholders to foster innovation and connected communities. Anique specialises in bridging relationships between government, creative practitioners and community organisations, and is interested in site-specific creative programs involving community engagement, experimental public and participatory art, environmental awareness, cultural policy and heritage interpretation. She is currently developing an interactive trail of contemporary sculptures and digital application for the Chinese Garden of Friendship, connecting the Chinese zodiac to the design of the garden, whilst also involved in Yurt Empire, a rogue housing project. Anique recently produced and curated The Rocks Windmill, an interactive installation, educational and arts venue presented by Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority as a part of their heritage interpretation strategy. Prior to Anique managed The Rocks Pop-up, a meanwhile use program which makes use of temporarily vacant properties for emerging and experimental creative projects. 2012 saw Anique graduate from the Centre for Sustainability Leadership Fellowship program, for which she is now an Ambassador, as she continues her graduate studies at the Australian National University.