Author: Melissa Cameron

  • We Are SNAG

    With the slightly slower pace of this year I’ve found time to get with this year’s SNAG online exhibition, We Are SNAG. If you’re a regular follower of the shenanigans here you’ll have seen the image, but for the international audience I’ve finally got on the front foot to put Juukan Tears up onto a […]

  • Edith Cowan commemorative pin featured in WA Parliament

    Edith Cowan commemorative pin featured in WA Parliament

    Welcome dear friends, to a picture of me posing with several WA Politicians, in the WA Parliament foyer. Obviously fans of the WA parliament will have already seen this collage pop up in their FB feed but at the risk of boring those people I’ve screen cap’d it to share with y’all (in other words, […]

  • North Sydney Art Prize – Artist Talks this Saturday

    North Sydney Art Prize – Artist Talks this Saturday

    This Saturday the 28th of May I’ll be part of a series of artist talks at the Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability in Waverton for the North Sydney Art Prize. We will start at 10:20am at the Genia McCaffery Cottage (the upstairs section of the site) with an introduction by Acting Team Leader of Arts […]

  • North Sydney Art Prize

    North Sydney Art Prize

    I’m heading to Sydney tomorrow to attend the opening and awards ceremony of the North Sydney Art Prize (NSAP) on Saturday the 14th of May, as my 2021 work Juukan Tears is a finalist. From the NSAP Media: The North Sydney Art Prize is a major biennial arts event showcasing some of the best in […]

  • Juukan Tears Offcuts / Island Welcome both open tomorrow

    Juukan Tears Offcuts / Island Welcome both open tomorrow

    If only it could be a double bill, then I could be at both too! Juukan Tears Offcuts opens at Bridget Kennedy Project Space at 53 Ridge St, North Sydney from 2-4pm tomorrow (30.4.22). There will be an artist talk (yup, more of this kind of thing), and chats, and drinks, and contrary to my […]

  • Garland x Ring Smackdown!

    Garland x Ring Smackdown!

    Added to my series of Instagram posts recently made for Garland Magazine was a post so big it also became an article! The Battle of the Rings (or Ring Smackdown as it’s otherwise known) is a competition run by Danaca Design jewellery studio in Seattle. This now annual competition was started in 2020 as a […]

  • Island Welcome in Perth/ North Sydney Art Prize

    Island Welcome in Perth/ North Sydney Art Prize

    I’m pleased and proud to say that Juukan Tears has been named as a finalist in the North Sydney Art Prize. The opening and prize ceremony will be on the 14th of May at the Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability in North Sydney, and at the same time and in the same ‘hood I’ll be […]

  • Declaration of Sentiments at PLATINA!

    Declaration of Sentiments at PLATINA!

    WELCOME TO THE EXHIBITIONS  DECLARATION OF SENTIMENTS CURATED AND ORGANIZED BY CO+LAB AND FEMMES SOLES – THE WEIGHT OF JUSTICE21 GRAM WINDOW EXHIBITION OPENING SATURDAY 5th OF MARCH 12.00-16.00RUNS UNTIL 26th OF MARCH 2022PLATINA STOCKHOLM The exhibition Declaration of Sentiments is curated by Co + Lab from Turkey. It was first shown in Gent Belgium at Gallery Pont […]

  • Nothing Goes to Waste

    Nothing Goes to Waste

    Nothing Goes to WasteFebruary 5 – May 7, 2022This exhibition showcases a survey of artists who find exciting ways to reuse and repurpose materials, scraps, and castoffs through ingenuity. Highlighting works created from discarded materials like ceramic shards, cut paper, and marble remnants, the exhibition explores how salvaged material can inspire creativity and provoke curiosity about the […]

  • Invasion Day 2022

    I’d like to recommend a podcast for this season from the great broadcaster Boe Spearim, a Gamilaraay & Kooma radio host and podcaster located in Meanjin. Monday to Thursday he hosts a radio show, Lets Talk, (hosted on Fridays by Karina Hogan) on 98.9 FM in Brisbane, the radio station owned and run by Brisbane […]