is an Australian architect, writer, and cartoonist currently working on the material conditions of media, and theories of information-richness in architecture.
Amelyn is a 2019-2021 Wortham Fellow at the Rice School of Architecture, and a graduate of the Critical, Curatorial and Conceptual Practices (CCCP) program at Columbia GSAPP. She was a 2018-2019 research assistant for James Graham, director of Publications at Columbia GSAPP, and has worked for The Avery Review, Columbia Books on Architecture and the City (CBAC), VOLUME, and Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery in New York. She has previously assisted Detroit-based visual artist Danielle Dean in the design of exhibitions shown at 47 Canal, the Stedelijk Museum, South London Gallery, and the 2018 Athens Biennale.
In New York, Amelyn co-organized Works in Progress (WiP), an artist event series at Columbia University’s School of the Arts. She was also 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, she co-organized PROCESS at Loop, a monthly public forum and speaker series on architecture run by Melbourne architects since 2004.
Amelyn has taught design studio and theory at the Melbourne School of Design, and has been a guest critic for architecture programs at GSAPP, RISD, Texas A&M, Melbourne, and Monash Universities. She has presented on civic agency, housing equality, and media representations at conferences in Pennsylvania, Utrecht, Melbourne, and Cyprus. Currently non-practising, she is a licensed architect in the State of Victoria, and has worked for Fieldwork, Jackson Clements Burrows, and John Wardle Architects.