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Creative Directors
2023 Australia Pavilion
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Anthony Coupe LFRAIA

Director, Mulloway Studio

A founding director of Mulloway Studio, Anthony’s interest lies in the intersection between cultural narratives and architectural expression. His practice encompasses a range of typologies including urban design, architecture and exhibitions where the design process is underpinned by story-telling and social responsibility.

Many Mulloway projects have been recognised for their contribution to cultural heritage, urban design and architecture, including the Harts Mill projects and the Nº1 Pump Station – recognised at national and international levels. Anthony has given papers at international conferences and exhibited at the Venice Biennale in 2014. He is a former National Vice President of Australia ICOMOS, and is currently the President of the South Australian chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects, while undertaking a PhD by practice.


Prof. Julian Worrall RAIA

Professor of Architecture, Head of School, School of Architecture and Design, University of Tasmania

Julian Worrall is an architect whose activities span scholarly research and teaching, critical writing, and design practice. His career has been animated by a multi-faceted inquiry into ‘alternative modernities’ in architecture and urbanism, notably including a deep engagement with Japan. He is presently Professor and Head of the School of Architecture and Design at the University of Tasmania. He has contributed to major institutions and exhibitions of architectural culture internationally, including at La Biennale (Venice); MoMA (New York); V&A Museum (London); MAK (Vienna); Strelka (Moscow); Shibaura House (Tokyo); and Festa (Christchurch).

UTAS – Head of Architecture & Design

Emily Paech

Project Lead Interpretation + Urban Environments, Mulloway Studio

Practicing architecture, interpretation, masterplanning, urban design, alongside teaching roles, Emily is driven by a desire to create sensitive, earnest places that reflect community aspirations. A great communicator, she engages with users and occupiers to champion meaningful experiences and thoughtful responses. With significant experience in delivering exhibition projects Emily has a nuanced appreciation of technical, budgetary and delivery requirements.


Assoc Prof Ali Gumillya Baker

Associate Professor Indigenous, Flinders University | Unbound Collective

Ali Gumillya Baker is a Mirning person whose family are from the West Coast of South Australia, she is an Associate Professor at Flinders University and a multidisciplinary artist who is a member of the Unbound Collective a group of First Nations artist academics. She is a both a renowned South Australian artist and a highly regarded academic in the cultural studies related to First Nations peoples. She has a Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours), University of South Australia, 1997, Master of Arts (Screen Studies), Flinders University, 2002, and a PhD (Cultural Studies, Creative Arts), College of Humanities Arts and Social Sciences, Flinders University 2018.

Unbound Collective

Dr Sarah Rhodes

Photographic Artist

Sarah Rhodes is a photographic artist using a post-documentary practice to explore ways in which the external environment shapes the inner world. Living and working on Lutruwita (Tasmania), her focus is on theindivisibility of person and place. Sarah won the Women’s Art Prize Tasmania 2020 and the New York Photo Award (Fine Art) 2011. She received her PhD at the University of Tasmania in 2023.