Simona Castricum

Naarm - AU
Architecture / Music


Publication >
Castricum, S., Quinan, CQ (2024). ‘Gender & Public Space’, in Lille, J., Larsen, K., Kirkwood, C., Brown, J., (eds.). The Relationship is the Project: A Guide to Working With Communities. Sydney, AU, NewSouth

Castricum, S. (2024, 2021) Interview with OFFICE. in OFFICE., Muratore., T. (eds). The Politics of Public Space Volume 4., 1 2 3 4 5, Melbourne, OFFICE

Castricum, S. (2023). ‘Music as a site of transing’, in Jobst, M., Stead, N. (ed). Queering Architecture: Methods, Practices, Spaces, Pedagogies. UK, Bloomsbury

Castricum, S. (2022). ‘What if safety becomes permanent? Architecture and music as a site of transing’, [PhD thesis, University of Melbourne]. University of Melbourne Online Repository.

Castricum, S. (2022). ‘When I tell people I’m 47, they don’t believe me’, in Elkin, S., Gallagher, A., Rees, Y., Sayed, B., Ed. (2022). Nothing to Hide: Voices of Trans and Gender-Diverse Australia. Sydney, Allen & Unwin
Castricum, S. (2021). Queer Awakenings. Girls Like Us. MYCKET. Belgium, Jessica Gysel

Music Victoria. (2021). Transgender & Gender Diverse Inclusion, Best Practice Guidelines for Live Music Venues. (Co-author)

Castricum, S. (2020). ‘Say clitoris: Queers in space’, in Nichols, D., Perillo, S. (eds.). Urban Australia and Post-Punk, Exploring Dogs in Space. London, UK, Palgrave Macmillan

Castricum, S., Moore, T. (2020). ‘Queering architecture’, in Berry, J., Moore, T., Kalms, N., Bawden, G. (ed). Contentious Cities: Design and the Gendered Production of Space. UK, Routledge

Castricum, S. (2018) Public bathrooms are gender identity battlefields. What if we just do it right? The Guardian

Castricum, S. (2017). ‘When program is the enemy of function… Gender-nonconforming experiences of architectural space’. Architecture and Culture, 5:3. UK, Routledge

Castricum, S. (2015). ‘Never Mind the Bollocks, this is ARM’, in Raggatt, M., et al. (ed). Mongrel Rapture: The Architecture of Ashton Raggatt McDougall. Melbourne, AU, Uro Publications


Symposium >
Hu., A.L., Castricum, S. (2019) [Symposium]. Beyond The Binary. Transformations: Action on Equity, Melbourne, AU, University of Melbourne, Parlour.

Castricum, S. (2016). ‘When program is the enemy of function’. [Symposium]. Architecture Feminisms: Ecologies, Economies, Technologies. KTH Royal Institute of Stockholm, SWE. Architecture & Humanities Research Association.

Interview >
Skujins, A., (2023). ‘Heartbeats: ‘SINK’ is Simona Castricum’s survival allegory‘. NME Australia

Anderson, K., (2021). [Podcast] ‘Lean into my transness (with Simona Castricum). Lost Spaces Podcast

Lin, A. (2021)  ‘Simona Castricum and the art of ‘queering’ space’. Future Visions - Assemble Papers

Lal. K., (2016). ’Speaking with Simona’. Swampland Magazine.

Ⓒ 2024 Simona Castricum

Simona Castricum acknowledges the Wurundjeri and Boonwurrong people of Kulin Nation across Naarm, the lands on which she works and lives. Sovereignty has never been ceded. This always was, always will be, Aboriginal land.