Category: process

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • Garland Magazine

    Garland Magazine

    I had a piece published last month in Garland Magazine’s 25th issue Craft Currencies – Value is in our own hands. Editor Dr Kevin Murray saw the work and asked me to write about the series Juukan Tears Offcuts that I made last year, through the lens of high/low, rich/poor, gallery/gift shop craft. It is […]

  • Juukan Caves Anniversary / Virtual Indigenous Film Fest 2021

    Yesterday marks 1 year since the destruction of the Juukan Shelters, a traditional site of the Puutu Kunti Kurrama and Pinnikura (PKKP) peoples located in the Pilbara area in the northwest of Western Australia. If you’ve been following this blog for the last few months you’ll know that I have made the facts of that […]

  • Makers’ Film Festival

    I have two short films about recent work in this festival. I know, what am I like?!? Lets hope they get played back-to-back so we can really compare how I aged over the 20 months between their filming… And yes, my tickets are booked! Come along! (Teaser and text below courtesy the amazing Maker&Smith website) […]

  • getting close…

    Have you been checking in to the livestream? I know I have a dedicated fan or two (thank you for watching, sorry about all the noise..!) who look in, so I wanted to let y’all know that we’re getting close to the end. There’s about a week left of regular manufacturing before we switch to […]

  • .. and we’re back

    for a couple of days at least..! Susannah and I will be streaming live from the studio today and tomorrow before we take another quick break this Wednesday to Friday. We will be back to our regular scheduled programming next week; Monday- Friday, 9am – 5pm (or thereabouts) Perth time, with the usual lunch hiatus. […]

  • Livestream vacation

    It’s another public holiday today in Perth, and after the uber long weekend I’ll still be on holiday (read: working on unrelated projects in the studio) until the 9th, coming back on the 12th of April. Looking forward to seeing you – my beloved livestream devotee(s)- then 😉

  • Juukan Tears

    In May of 2020 mining company Rio Tinto destroyed the Juukan Shelters, containing sacred caves that had been in use by the traditional custodians of that part of (what we now call) Western Australia, the Puutu Kunti Kurrama and Pinikura (PKKP) peoples, for over 46,000 years. The Shelters were in the remote Pilbara region of […]

  • Do you like to watch?

    If your answer to the above question is yes, come join me in my studio for the next six or so months. In this link (click on the Live Stream link – if it’s there, I’m in the studio) you can see live footage of me as I work on hand sawing a piece from […]