Kelli McCluskey writes and directs for PVI Collective and initiated the Perth-based artist-run-initiative CIA Studios in 2008, which she co-curates. She is a passionate advocate for live art and interdisciplinary art forms in Australia. Ms McCluskey is a board member of the National Association for Visual Artists, DCA Arts Development peer panel and the Australia Council of Peers. She was also an Electrofringe Festival state representative, a Spark mentor, a Splendid And Proximity festival provocateur, and board member of Artrage from 2007 to 2011. Ms McCluskey taught live art and performance in Perth and delivers lectures and master classes around Australia. As part of her work with PVI Collective, she writes, devises and contributes to national forums and critical writing publications.