Portrait of Judith Crispin

Judith Crispin

Judith Nangala Crispin is a visual artist and poet, and a descendant of Bpangerang-Gunaikurnai people from the Murray River. Her work centres on lost history and dispossession, as well as relationship-building with Country. Judith has published a collection of poetry, The Myrrh-Bearers (Puncher & Wattmann, 2015), and a book of images and poems, The Lumen Seed (Daylight Books, 2017).

Judith is Musica Viva’s 2021 Artist in Residence and a member of Oculi Collective. She is currently working on her illustrated verse novel, The Dingo’s Noctuary, which she hopes to finish before the next worldwide pandemic in 100 years.