Alex Kelly is a settler Australian filmmaker and artist committed to social and climate justice. Kelly has worked in film, theatre, communications strategy and troublemaking in many forms. This includes taking part in blockade camps from Jabiluka, Kakadu to la zad, France and working on creative projects such as Ngapartji Ngapartji & Something Somewhere Film Festival as well as the documentary films; THE ISLAND, Island of the Hungry Ghosts & Queen of the Desert. Alex is an Associate Producer and Impact Producer for Maya Newell’s recent film In My Blood It Runs.
Alex Kelly, film still, Nothing Rhymes with Ngapartji (56mins), documentary, 2010. Directed by Suzy Bates, Produced by Alex Kelly, Michael Watts, and Shannon Owen.
Alex Kelly presented as part of the Care Exhibition Program at Phee Broadway Theatre in Castlemaine on 5 May 2021, supported by Regional Arts Victoria. The work comprised a conversation with collaborator David Pledger about their speculative futures practice, care and climate change, and a guided listening session of their work in progress sound-feature The Planting and exhibition The Things We Made Next.