|The Operative - directors Kelly Robson and Daniel Hollier, with Ella Barclay's installation Maelstrom Studies, 2012|
The Operative is a new creative industry service run by Sydney based husband and wife team, Kelly Robson and Daniel Hollier. During their residency Kelly and Daniel plan to further develop The Operative's business strategy, company structure and marketing plan. By combining their skill-sets and experience, Kelly and Daniel are uniquely positioned to provide an innovative service to the creative industry sector. From concept to crate, they are passionate about each step of the artistic process and assisting creative producers. Together, their expertise spans exhibition design, exhibition installation, curating, fabrication of exhibition furniture, project management, professional development and creative consultancy. theoperative.com.au
In November 2013 Kelly began a new role in cooperation with The City of Sydney developing and managing their new Creative Tenancy project, the Creative Live Work Spaces, in Sydney's Darlinghurst area. In this role Kelly is instrumental in developing the application and selection criteria and works closely with the tenants to ensure maximum professional development opportunity and connection with the wider creative community.
|Daniel Hollier, Shibuya Colour Series, 2014, gouache and acrylic on polyester, installation view|