Jefa Greenaway

Indigenous design thinking conversations

Jefa Greenaway

Jefa Greenaway (Wailwan, Kamilaroi), co-author of the Australian and International Indigenous Design Charters, is a lecturer at the University of Melbourne, focusing on Indigenous curriculum development. He is also director of Greenaway Architects, a holistic design practice. Jefa is founding chair of the not-for-profit advocacy group Indigenous Architecture + Design Victoria (IADV) and is a regional ambassador (Oceania) of INDIGO (International Indigenous Design Alliance). Jefa’s practice work includes design principles for Aboriginal Housing Victoria and currently the Wilin Centre at the VCA and the New Student Precinct at the University of Melbourne. His project Ngarara Place was exhibited in the Australian pavilion at the 2018 Venice Biennale in Italy. Jefa recently curated Blak Design Matters, an exhibition at the Koorie Heritage Trust, and is also regular design commentator with ABC Radio 774 Melbourne.

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Indigenous design thinking conversations

The International Indigenous Design Charter forecasts a design future led by the world’s oldest living cultures. Unpack the question of what is appropriate or appropriation and how we differentiate between these two terms?

Tuesday 21 May, 5.30pm - 7.30pm

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