Freja Carmichael with artworks (left) Nadeena Dixon,  Spirit Lines  series and (right) Bonnie Burangarra,  Fish Traps . Photography by Flashpoint Labs.

Freja Carmichael with artworks (left) Nadeena Dixon, Spirit Lines series and (right) Bonnie Burangarra, Fish Traps. Photography by Flashpoint Labs.

Freja Carmichael is a Ngugi woman belonging to the Quandamooka People of Moreton Bay. She is a curator working alongside Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and communities on creative projects. Her work is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of fibre art and collaborative curatorial approaches.

In 2014, she received an Australia Council for the Arts emerging curatorial fellowship and the 2016 National Gallery of Australia International Indigenous Arts fellowship. In 2017, she was awarded the inaugural Macquarie Group First Nations emerging curator award.

Currently, Freja is Curator IMA Bell Tower at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts and is undertaking curatorial projects with The University of Queensland Art Museum, Redland Art Gallery and is a member of Blaklash Collective.

CV is available here

Freja is contactable on freja.carmichael@gmail.com