The debrief: looking back to move forward

It was the focussed joy of a special needs child experiencing my VR video in Eye of the Corvus that left me feeling that what I do is worthwhile. It was unplanned and unexpected -- no doubt for both of us, but it will be that little boy who handed me his plastic Australian flag on …

Eye of the Corvus: Q&A with Kim V. Goldsmith

Kim V. Goldsmith artist and producer

Eye of the Corvus: Messenger of Truth is a project and exhibition that came together over two years across rural Central and North West New South Wales (Australia) and rural Iceland (on the Skagi Peninsula in the north). The project aimed to record the landscapes of these regions from the perspective of ravens/crows (corvids). Following …

Brick walls and frozen thoughts

Kim V Goldsmith digital media artist

Iceland has captivated me since I read Hannah Kent's Burial Rites in 2013... I've long believed if you voice an intention, you own it and have a responsibility to make it happen. Sometimes I'm pushed to my very limits doing this - outside and within my practice. It's how, two years ago, I committed to spending …

Fictional territories

Good things take time. Over the past three months, a lot of private correspondence has taken place between me and Hamburg based artist, Didi Hock, as part of our involvement in the international project, Arts Territory Exchange (founded and coordinated by artist, Gudrun Filipska). As we've worked on developing a better understanding of each other and how …

Like bees to a honeypot

#bringtolightprojects Kim V Goldsmith Kelly Leonard Bee Box Sounds

Bee Box Sounds is a gentle work requiring attentiveness and on the weekend of its installment as part of #bringtolightproject17, the public is too busy, too distracted, too disinterested to engage...except the children. Like bees to a honeypot. Children running. Children escaping their parents' attention for a short moment. Children scolded and told to hurry up …

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