Carroll Go-Sam

ARC Discovery Indigenous Researcher
University of Qld
<p>As an Indigenous architectural researcher my interests have centered on Indigeneity and its representation in public, private and social architecture. Since graduating from UQ, I entered practice then later exited to expand my research interests into Indigenous housing themes. Some brief highlights; I have contributed to TAKE2: Housing Design in Indigenous Australia and Gunyah Goondie Wurley: the Aboriginal Architecture of Australia. I reviewed the creative speculations of Sep Yama / Finding country, the multi-year treatise and curatorial exploration exhibited at Venice Biennale by Kevin O’Brien and Co.. Lastly, the illustrated ‘Shroud House Project’ with jabaan (fresh water eel) themes positions my dabbling in design. As an Indigenous researcher I aim to explore other perspectives to the prevailing deficit view of Indigenous peoples and to include rich Indigenous histories, experiences and aspirations. I am particularly excited to see growing interest in Indigenous perspectives reflected in design teaching drawing on a broad selection of knowledge about Indigenous cultures, histories and identities. You can catch me at the School of Architecture, Aboriginal Environments Research Centre, The University of Queensland.</p>
Interested in
Public Speaking, Juries, Sessional Teaching or Crits