Deborah Pollard is a performer, artist and director having worked with Urban Theatre Projects, Performance Space and version 1.0 among others. As Artistic Director of Salamanca Theatre Company in Hobart from 1997 to 2000, works she created include Still Life (1999), Reality Check (1998), Colour My World (1999) and Panopticon (2000). Since 1993 Deborah has collaborated with Indonesian performance and installation artists, creating large-scale performance works, most notably Postcard (1995), Badai Pasir (1996) To Eat Flowers and Walk on Glass (1999) and Girt By Sea (2002). Deborah has been a recipient of the Winston Churchill Memorial Fellowship (2000), the Rex Cramphorn Scholarship (2001) and an Australia Council NMAB Fellowship (2002/03). In 2007, Deborah was interim Artistic Director of UTP where she directed The Folding Wife. Deborah’s most recent performance Blue Print premiered at Carriageworks for Performance Space in October 2007. She recently toured her durational performance installation Shapes of Sleep to the UK (2006) and Singapore (2008). In 2008 she received an Asialink residency, which she undertook with Theatreworks in Singapore. She is currently working with Branch Nebula on Sweat and Paschal Berry on Within Without as dramaturg. For version 1.0 she has devised and performed in CMI (A Certain Maritime Incident) and The Wages of Spin, and was a dramaturg on This kind of ruckus and seven kilometres north-east.