Wednesday 11 March 2020
6.00 pm – 8.00 pm
12 Creek Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000
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Carroll Go-Sam of the University of Queensland will host a discussion that explores Indigenous experiences around land and intersections with the built environment, and how architects can facilitate Blak design sovereignty.
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The Blak Box, commissioned by Urban Theatre Projects, designed by architect Kevin O’Brien, a principal at BVN. Photography: Barton Taylor.
Sarah Lynn Rees
Graduate of Architecture, Jackson Clements Burrows Architects
Sarah Lynn Rees is a Palawa woman descending from the Plangermaireener and Trawlwoolway people of north-east Tasmania.
Awarded the Charlie Perkins scholarship, Sarah attended the University of Cambridge where she produced a thesis on Indigenous housing in remote Australian communities and graduated with an MPhil in Architecture and Urban Design.
Principal Architect, Government Architect New South Wales
Dillon Kombumerri is a principal architect for the Government Architect NSW. Originally from Queensland, he grew up on North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) and is a Yugumbir descendent from the Gold Coast. He is a strategic design thinker and social conciliator with a passion for projects that seek to improve the health, wellbeing and prosperity of indigenous communities.
Carroll Go-Sam (B. Arch. Hons) is an Indigenous graduate in architecture, and a lecturer and researcher in the School of Architecture, University of Queensland (UQ), Brisbane. Carroll descends from Dyirbal bama peoples in gumbilbarra country on the Herbert and Tully Bana (Water) basins, north Queensland.
Carroll currently leads the Indigenisation of the School of Architecture curriculum, taking it to the next level.