NYCJW – Sarah Elson + Melissa Cameron
The talk I recently recorded for New York City Jewelry Week goes live on their YouTube Channel this week. It’ll be up on Thursday New York time, so Friday here in Aus, and for most of the rest of you, somewhere in between! It’s a long and involved one-sided conversation so if you have any […]
My article in Autor 2022
I forgot to mention, I wrote an article! I kinda did it by accident (longtime readers may remember the story, but I never revealed the piece before) when Autor magazine asked for photos and comments about ‘failure’. I cribbed from my blog post, did a rewrite to include thoughts that have come to me in […]
Visual Arts Voice
Hiya to all my Aussie artists. I’m a little late to this party, but since there’s still a few days for us all to act I thought I’d add my voice. The federal govt. is preparing a national cultural policy, and a few local orgs are pestering artists to make a submission. To that end, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Two interviews doesn’t really live up to the title, but I _had_ to! As of 9:05 am today, I’m doing two media appearances in the coming days. Tomorrow I’m scheduled to be on RTRFM radio at around 10:30am (AWST), on the Artbeat program with Bec Bowman. I’ll be talking about my work Juukan Tears and […]
IOTA21 artist/curator talks
Once again from the JCG invitation email; Saturday 12 September 2:00pm – 3:30pm Artists’ Talk Join IOTA21 co-curators Carola Akindele-Obe, Maggie Baxter and Jude van der Merwe in conversation with Melissa Cameron (WA), Garry Sibosado (WA) and Desmond Lazaro (India/VIC) as they discuss their arts practice and the challenges and rewards of creating contemporary craft […]
Here we go… The Value Chains JMGA online conference begins tomorrow evening (AEST) with Simon Cottrell, the co-chair of the original and postponed conference, and includes Roseanne Bartley, Claire McArdle, Julia Wild, Jonathan Zalakos and Joanna Zellmer. This is followed by matt lambert with “Other People’s Business: What makes a material new and what does […]
The Indian Ocean Triennial Australia 2021 is coming! I must’ve mentioned it a bit, in passing at least, as my new work Juukan Tears will debut as a part of the festival when it opens in September. But what is it? Well, it’s a presentation of new works from a curated selection of artists from […]