Noè Harsel works in the arts, culture literature and music spaces, as a communications professional, collaborative leader and creative producer. She is the Museum Director & CEO at The Jewish Museum of Australia, outgoing Chair of Writers Victoria, creator and host of Live Write, an online writers’ group, and Why Write, a short podcast that asks writers why they write. Noè also co-created and hosts the SBS podcast Like Us, a discussion about race, identity and culture in Australia.
Noé’s diverse experience includes writing, strategic planning and project management: including producing arts projects, exhihition, festivals, events and podcasts. She has worked at a number of leading organisations, including as Co-Director of Melbourne Jewish Book Week, consultant at The Stella Prize, producer and project officer at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image and Development Manager with Monash University.
In addition, Noè was the foundation production editor for RMIT University School of Architecture + Design Publications, has had articles in the Australian Film Institute magazine, Broadsheet, Melbourne Magazine, among others, and has had stories published in a number of magazines and anthologies. She has lectured in design, communications, publishing and editing as well as in history, architecture and cultural studies at the University of Melbourne, RMIT University, LaTrobe University and Swinburne University.
She has delivered talks and workshops nationally and internationally on diverse topics – from writing and cultural identity to how to create a fundraising social media strategy. Noè has also served as the judge for the Writers Victoria Commission for the Women Writer of Colour for the last two years.
Her current novel-in-progress explores the cultural intersection between Japanese and Jewish histories.
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