Researcher biography

Freja Carmichael is a curator, arts worker and writer from the Ngugi people of Quandamooka. She has worked extensively across the Australian Indigenous visual arts sector on exhibition projects, community collaborations, collection research and publications with art centres, contemporary art spaces and national and international art organisations. Her practice centres on preserving and promoting Indigenous fibre practices and embedding Indigenous curatorial approaches. Freja has completed a Master of Museum Studies at UQ (2014) and is undertaking phd research on Indigenous fibre practices in southeast Queensland with the School of Communication and Arts (UQ).