Simona Castricum is a musician, designer and architecture academic from Melbourne. As an educator and PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne, her work explores gender nonconforming and queer intersections in architecture, the city and public space. Simona is one of Melbourne’s unique underground live music performers, both as an independent artist and one half the duo SaD. She is a community radio broadcaster on PBS FM. Simona is active in trans and gender diverse advocacy in music and the built environment as a design consultant, public speaker and moderator, freelance writer and a member of Music Victoria’s Women’s Advisory Panel.