Challenging the teacher student model

I was recently given an opportunity to spend a day with senior art students on a camp in Dubbo. With my practice and interest in digital media and installation, I was asked to give an introduction to my work and before spending several hours in the field with the students to capture sound, video, and …

Inside Studio 2: additional elements

Over the past week, I've been wondering about how to pull together all the elements of my new work in order to show the public what on earth I've been doing in Studio 2 at the Fire Station Arts Centre for the past three months, when the studio doors open one final time next Friday, …

My inspiration

Some of the friends who inspire my work - I never tire of you. All bar the nesting Grey shrike-thrush have been photographed in my garden. A big thank you to Penni and Chris Brydon for the 'loan' of their nesting shrike-thrush.

White-plumed honeyeater inspiration

Whilst sitting in the sun today doing some reading, I heard a thump. A small, buff bird with a yellow cap and white lined face was staggering to pull itself on to a beam of the pergola; it's head slowly drooping, one eye shut, legs splayed and chest heaving. It was a white-plumed honeyeater and …

New beginnings

A new body of work is starting to develop out of the dark recesses of my mind. What were once random thoughts consciously noted in the middle of the night or on a long drive, have started to form -  and a schedule of production is evolving. It's been too long. ***** I wander around …

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