2018 Nadja activated installation for the Alliance Française de Melbourne

2017 The Drill Hall Project performance for dance and brass quartet at the Drill Hall, Melbourne with Michaela Pegum Jo White Sally Grage-Moore and Kym Dillon

Scores from Lehte II in group exhibition The Scores at the Ian Potter Gallery, University of Melbourne

2015 Lehte II performance at Heide Museum of Modern Art in Heide II with Phoebe Robinson, Fiona Bryant, Michaela Pegum, Sally Grage-Moore, and Kym Dillon

2014 Lehte performance at Heide Museum of Modern Art in Heide II with Phoebe Robinson, Fiona Bryant, Michelle Ferris and Kym Dillon 

2013 It will be something performance with Aleks Danko and Hanna-Miia Siisiainen, at VACB/HIAP Helsinki studio, Finland

LEAN TO / a line made by leaving performance with Aleks Danko and staff and students from Uni SA Sculpture Department, at the Adelaide Botanic Gardens as part of Arte Magra; from the opaque, curated by Domenico de Clario and Mary Knights, AEAF,   

2012 45 degrees with Phoebe Robinson for Flow2 at University of Melbourne, Architecture School, Melbourne  

2011 Residual group exhibition of artist-made-books at Monash Faculty Gallery as part of Impact7: Intersections & Counterpoints, International Multi-disciplinary Printmaking Conference.

Screening of Paris Hiver as part of Video Void, a group show of historically significant Australian Video Art Works from 1970s-1990s at Parer Place Screens, QUT, Brisbane

2010 by hand and eye. Solo exhibition of artist-made books. Sutton Gallery Project Space, Fiztroy

a list of positive things for later when things may not be so positive. Performance. 'DUETTO', AEAF: Australian Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide. In collaboration with Aleks Danko, Adelaide Botanical Garden

2009 getting the message though at all cost. Performance for ARC Biennal of Art: New Collaborations with Sites, Communities and Cultures', Brisbane. In collaboration with Aleks Danko

Physical spacial practice (h) and (i). Performance. 'wBST: The west Brunswick Sculpture Triennal', Brunswick. In collaboration with Phoebe Robinson

2007 Structural Adjustments Installation and performance. Meat Market, North Melbourne as part of a 'CultureLAB residency'

reconfigured Solo exhibition/Installation. 24HR ART, Darwin

2006 Dancing Remains. Performance. CARNI, Preston

2005 Project Eudemonia. Exhibition and interventions. Clubs, Melbourne

2004 No Hope No Reason. Performance. ‘Melbourne International Arts Festival’, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA), Melbourne

Practice in Process. Group exhibition, Counihan Gallery, Brunswick

2003 Paralla X. RMIT Gallery at Storey Hall, Melbourne and Moving Image Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

Panoptic Sphere. Video of dancer Ros Warby. ‘Body on Screen’, Melbourne ‘Festival of the Arts’, Melbourne

2002 Paralla X. Video, objects and light works. Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide

2001 55 Seconds Performed showing with biomechanic projections. Arena Theatre, Melbourne. Dancers: Dannielle von der Borch and Colin Sneesby

2000 Repertoire. Performance. Mass Gallery, Melbourne. In collaboration with Shona Innes, Jason Keats, Chay Baker, Renee Whitehouse, Carmen Maddison and Mary Helen Pirola

The Paris Projects: Looking for Pierre part one. Video, film, digital images and physical interventions; The Paris Syndrome. Paper fashion parade. Sutton Gallery, Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

1996 Dance/Text/Film/. Performance. ‘Green Mill Dance Project’, George Ballroom, St. Kilda. Performers: Jackie Dunn, Mark Minchinton, Sandra Parker and Trevor Patrick. Cinematographer: Brendan Lavelle

1995 BLOOM. Installation / performance with slide /video projections and objects. Performers: Trevor Patrick and Sandra Parker

1994 CRACK. Performance/installation with slide and video projection and live voice. ‘Celebrating Women, Dry Docks and Slipways’, National Gallery of Victoria,

Melbourne; ‘Living Breathing a Season of Experimental Performance Art’, Canberra School of Art Gallery, Canberra. In collaboration with Simon Biazeck and Felicity MacDonald

SWEEPINGS 16,18 ,24. ‘25 Years of Performance Art’, touring exhibition, Ivan Dogherty Gallery, Sydney; Adelaide; Melbourne; Brisbane

1993 DANCE. Performance with 32 invited artists. ‘Green Mill Dance Festival’, Beckett theatre, the Malthouse, Melbourne

NO HOPE NO REASON. Reconstruction of the original performance for video made in collaboration with Lawrence Wallen

1992 Eating Earth from Home. Installation /dance performance. Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, (ACCA) Melbourne. Directed and performed by Jude Walton, with Shona Innes, Felicity MacDonald, and Adrian Sherriff (trombone). Slides by Ian de Gruchy and Jude Walton. Text: 'Lessness' by Samuel Beckett, spoken by Margaret Cameron.

1991 No Hope No Reason. Deutscher Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne. Devised and performed by Jude Walton with Shona Innes, Tim Preston, Mark Minchinton. Libretto by Jude Walton and John Barbour; projections by Ian de Gruchy and Jude Walton, and musiccomposed and sung by Hartley Newnham, and Jude Walton, with Simon Biazeck and Vivienne Hamilton.



1999 Lie of the Land. Western Gateway, Adelaide. In collaboration with Aleks Danko

SEAM. A performance based on the writings of Stephane Mallarme performed by Ros Warby and Lisa Barmby, film and technical assistance by Paul Rodgers at the Alliance Francaise. A section of this work was presented at the Performance Space, Sydney as part of ‘Antistatic 1999’. Commissioned by the Alliance Francaise de Melbourne


2013 - Honorary Fellow Victoria University

2011 Completed Doctorate by hand and eye: dance in the space of the artist's book

1980-2013 Senior lecturer, Performance Studies, Victoria University

1997 Peer assessor for the Dance Fund of the Australia Council


2016 Studio residency at the Cite des Arts, Paris, France, Power Institute  University of Sydney

2015 Outokumpu, Finland residency with Eva Karczag organised by Ulla Makinen at North Karelia College

2013 Helsinki International Artist Programme (HIAP) Finland residency with Aleks Danko

2009 International Centre for Fine Arts Research, London. To lead a workshop drawing dancing scores, 'From Scratch Festival', The Drawing Room, Tannery Arts, London

2006 Culture Lab residency, Meat Market, Arts House, North Melbourne

2001 Residency at RMIT School for the Built Environment, New Media Arts Fund of the Australia Council

1997 Studio residency at the Cite des Arts, Paris, France, Visual Arts and Crafts Board of the Australia Council




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Waterlow, Nick, ‘Jude Walton’, in 25 Years ofPerformance Art in Australia: Performance Art, Performance & Events (Exh Cat). Paddington: Ivan Dougherty Gallery, 1994, p 59

Minchinton, Mark, Paralla X (Exh Cat). Adelaide: EAF, 2002


Philipa Rothfield, 'Ode to Modernism' RealTime, 2016

Philipa Rothfield, Australian Modernism, Jude Walton’s Lehte Korea (Momm) 2014

Lukins, Robert, 'Engraving Rhythm'. Inpress Review, No 1149 (17 November 2010)

Kemp, Jemina, 'Double lives'. Realtime, No 98 (2010)

Harms, Lisa, 'duetto' in 'Art in public arena'. Artlink, vol 30 no 3 (2010)

Pirrie, Sarah, 'perspective play'. RealTime, no. 80 (2007)

Nelson, Robert, 'Fantasy of an unsoiled present'. The Age, Art Review (1 December 2010)

Schwarzman, Carol, 'Dealing with the past: The Arc Biennal'. Artlink, Vol 30 / No 3 (2010)

Cruickshank, Alan, ‘The Lie of the Land’. Broadsheet, Vol 34 / No 1 (2005)

Marshall, Jonathon, ‘The Voice in and beyond History’ RealTime, No 64 (December 2004-January 2005)

Bolton, Ken, ‘Seeing Jude Walton: Paralla x’. EAF Newsletter, (October 2001- March 2002)

Hoskin, Teri, ‘Mysterious Meetings’. Realtime, No 50 (2002)

Hoskin, Teri, ‘Paralla X’. Photofile, No 66 (2002)

Woodburn, Jena, ‘Chunky moves’. Broadsheet, Vol 31 / no 3 (2002)

Rothfield, Philipa, ‘Jude Walton: Movement’s Third Eye’. RealTime, No 36 (April- May 2000)

Graf, Michael, ‘Buried Gardens of Amethyst’. Eyeline No 40 (Spring 1999)

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Dunn, Jackie, ‘No Hope No Reason’. Eyeline, No 17 (Summer 1991)

Performed Lectures/Papers/Workshops

Liveness: Spaces of performABILITY a two day workshop with Aleks Danko Where/ and When/is/the Live, assisted by the Helpmann Academy and the University of South Australia, Adelaide, 2014

Article Heide II Project: Dance Music Architecture published in Architectural Theory Review, Taylor and Francis, 2013

Convened roundtable Unmaking/Falling Apart at the University of Melbourne, School of Architecture and Design, 2012

'45 degrees'. Performed lecture given at 'Flow2' conference, Architecture School, University of Melbourne, 2012

Walton, Jude and Linda Marie Walker, 'The making of an Ephemeral Poem'. Performed lecture given at the 'Intersections: Architecture and Poetry Conference', Courtauld Institute of Art, The Strand, London, 2011

'Trace Mark Scribble: the dancing body on the page of the artist's book'. Conference proceeding of 'Impact7: Intersection & Counterpoints, International Multi-disciplinary Printmaking Conference', Monash University, 2011

Walton, Jude and Linda Marie Walker, 'Tender and True: the place the time the particle. IDEA: Interior Territories (2009)

'Still moving still' in Dance Dialogues: conversations across cultures, artforms and practices, 2009. Conference proceeding of the 2008 World Dance Alliance Global Summit.

'Dancing the book: dust detritus remains'.  Performed talk given at the 'Faculty of Fine Arts Forum', Monash University, Melbourne, 2008

'Between Text and Space'. Paper given at the 'Writing Encounters Symposium', York St John University, York, 2008

'Dancing the book: a detournament'.  Performed talk given at the National Art Gallery of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 2007

Walton, Jude, and Rachel Fensham, ‘Tactical Operations / Eudemonia’. Performed paper given at the 10th ‘International Conference of Performance Studies’, Singapore, June 2004

‘Translating the Imperceptible: Corporealities’. Performed paper given at the 7th ‘Performance Studies International Conference’ University of Mainz, Germany, 29th March-1st April 2001