Bio

Camilla Strand

Feminist – Artist – Musician – Writer – Designer


A visionary creative with a multifaceted talent, Camilla Strand has carved a remarkable path in the realms of graphic design, electronic music production, advocacy, and fashion, blending these disciplines to create impactful experiences and amplify marginalised voices.

Beginning her career in fashion in the early 2000’s, Camilla Strand made waves in Brisbane’s fashion scene, participating in several fashion shows where she showcased her unique approach of creating new garments from second-hand clothing. This eco-conscious and innovative approach not only garnered attention but also underscored Camilla Strand’s commitment to sustainability and creativity.

Transitioning seamlessly into the world of graphic design, Camilla Strand has since left an indelible mark on the feminist movement, with notable achievements including designing the iconic flyer for Femifest UK 2014, shaping the visual identity of the UN Commission on the Status of Women 2016, and creating memorable T-shirt designs for International Women’s Day Brisbane 2019.

In 2019, Camilla Strand completed a diploma in electronic music production, not only honing her skills in crafting captivating visual narratives but now also making waves in the music industry. Her music project Vargil has been featured on radio shows such as 4zzz’s Dark Essence, Brisbane Batcave, Art Cart, and Cosmic Gravy, as well as on 2BOB’s The Crypt. Additionally, her work has been showcased on international platforms like German radio’s KlangTherapie.

Camilla Strand took a detour into music journalism writing gig reviews, album reviews, and being lucky enough to get some interviews, and she has had the privilege of interviewing symphonic metal powerhouses such as Simone Simons from Epica, Christofer Johnsson from Therion, and most thrillingly, Ben Christo from 80’s gothic rock legends, The Sisters of Mercy.

Outside of her creative pursuits, Camilla Strand delves into the realms of ethical questioning, drawing inspiration from the thought-provoking narratives of “The Twilight Zone.” This fascination with ethical dilemmas and societal introspection fuels Camilla Strand’s creative endeavours, infusing her work with depth and critical insight.

In a testament to her innovative spirit, Camilla Strand has also developed a LOST card game, showcasing her ability to merge creativity with interactive experiences, captivating audiences across different mediums.

Driven by a relentless passion for social justice, sustainability, equality, and artistic expression, Camilla Strand continues to push the boundaries of creativity, using her unique blend of design, sound, fashion and advocacy to inspire change, challenge norms, and amplify marginalised voices.

Join Camilla Strand on her journey as she harnesses the transformative power of art, music, advocacy, and fashion to pave the way for a more inclusive, equitable, and empowered future for all.