Genevieve is a Worimi woman from mid north coast New South Wales who has lived in Narrm (Melbourne) for many years. She is an award-winning artist, researcher, educator, curator, filmmaker and oral historian who has accumulated twenty years’ experience across the arts, culture and education sectors. Genevieve has consistently won recognition and awards for the variety of projects she has undertaken throughout her diverse career including online documentaries, film, art and exhibitions.
Genevieve was the lead curator of the First Peoples exhibition, Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre at the Melbourne Museum, which opened in November 2013. Genevieve has previously worked with the Koorie Heritage Trust as an oral historian, and then on both the Mission Voices website for the ABC and as a field producer on First Australians for SBS television. She has also produced a documentary called Lani’s Story.
Genevieve holds a PhD in Indigenous Studies (University of Melbourne), Grad Dip History (University of Melbourne) and BA Communications (University of Technology Sydney).
Currently, Genevieve is developing a range of creative projects – across public art, film and video, audio and online content – under the auspices of her company, GARUWA.