Jenni Munday is the Associate Professor in Creative Arts & Technology, Charles Sturt University. She is an arts-based researcher, currently working with a cross-University, cross disciplinary research team investigating the social history of Mayday Hills, the former lunatic asylum in Beechworth. Postcards from the Asylum is a response to the data collected from that project.
Jenni’s undergraduate study was in Speech, Drama and Music, and when living in Melbourne she performed and directed as a member of the experimental theatre company Theatre of Simultaneity which is noted for its multi-media productions at La Mama theatre in Carlton and has several entries in the La Mama 50th Book. When she moved to regional NSW, she worked with the Wagga School of Arts and the Riverina Theatre Company on several productions. Moving to Albury Wodonga in 1995, she created and directed the final community production with The Murray River Performing Group, Performance Promenades.
Jenni is a member of the International Centre for Women Playwrights (ICWP) and has worked with fellow member Paddy Gillard-Bentley and her Flush Ink Productions, in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. She is currently still part of ICWP as International Liaison and part of the Social Media Team producing blogs and podcasts.