Curtis Taylor is a young Martu cultural leader, filmmaker, screen artist and hunter whose home country lies in the Warnman estates of Karlamilyi. He grew up with his family in Parnngurr community. He currently works for Curious Works and coordinates the Martu Trust School Holiday Program at RMP Project Management. In 2011 Mr. Taylor received the Western Australian Youth Art Award and Wesfarmers Youth Scholarship. His screen work has been shown widely in international film festivals and exhibitions, and he served as co-curator and artist-in-residence for the groundbreaking national exhibit Yiwarra Kuju: The Canning Stock Route Project.
Curtis has worked closely with Doug and Rebecca Bird and Brian Codding since he was a teenager. Based on his cultural expertise and tireless work on the Martu Ecological Anthropology Project, as well as his deep commitment to Martu country, he has gone on to co-author a number of important articles with our team. When not at working in Perth or at home in the Western Desert, Curtis is undertaking film and media studies at Murdoch University.