is a registered Australian architect, writer, and cartoonist interested in image-economies, paradoxical infrastructures, and the politics and ethics of architectural visualization. She is currently working on Building Information Modeling (BIM) techno-politics.
Amelyn is a 2019-2021 Wortham Fellow at the Rice School of Architecture in Houston, Texas. Currently she is a Teaching Assistant for James Graham, director of Publications at Columbia GSAPP, and works with The Avery Review and Columbia Books on Architecture and the City (CBAC). She was recently a researcher for VOLUME in Amsterdam. In addition to working at the Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery in New York, she has worked for Detroit-based visual artist, Danielle Dean, on a number of exhibitions at 47 Canal, the Stedelijk Museum, South London Gallery, and the 2018 Athens Biennale. Her written, drawn, and satirical work on the architectural condition has been published both in print and online.
In New York, Amelyn has co-organized Works in Progress (WiP), an artist event series at Columbia University’s School of the Arts. She was involved in organizing the 2018 CCCP Symposium, Renegotiating Precarity, at the Swiss Institute, and the CCCP Venice Encounters research project at the 2018 Venice Biennale. From 2016-17, Amelyn co-organized PROCESS at Loop, a monthly public forum and speaker series on architecture that has been run by emerging Melbourne architects since 2004.
She has taught design studio and architectural theory at the Melbourne School of Design, and has been a guest critic for architecture programs at RISD, Texas A&M, Melbourne, and Monash Universities. She has presented conference papers on civic agency, housing equality, and media representations in Pennsylvania, Utrecht, Melbourne, and Cyprus. She is a licensed architect in the State of Victoria, and has worked for Melbourne practices Fieldwork, Jackson Clements Burrows, and John Wardle Architects.