Ngargee Djeembana: On the materiality of public space and Country

N’arweet Carolyn Briggs AM and Sarah Lynn Rees in conversation with Max Delany

N’arweet Dr Carolyn Briggs AM is founding Chair of the Boonwurrung Land and Sea Council and custodian of the Yalukit Willam in Birrung- ga. She is Indigenous Research Fellow in the Wominjeka Djeembana Indigenous research lab, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Monash University.

Max Delany is Artistic Director and CEO at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne. He also holds the position of adjunct Associate Professor, Curatorial Practice, at Monash University.

Sarah Lynn Rees works with Jackson Clements Burrows Architects, is a Lecturer at Monash University and program advisor and curator of the BLAKitecture series for MPavilion. She is Director of Parlour: Women, Equity, Architecture, a member of the Victorian Design Review Panel for the Office of the Victorian Government Architect, and co-chair of the Australian Institute of Architects First Nations Advisory Working Group.

Cover image: Sarah Lynn Rees, Map of Nations, 2014, ink on paper. Courtesy the architect.