Category: dialogue

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Media whore

    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 […]

  • Talkfest 2021

    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 […]

  • IOTA21

    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 […]

  • the saga of the two tire/tyre rings

    If you’d like the opportunity to choose the outcome of the tale of the rings (in typing that I just realised I’ve made a mmp ‘choose your own adventure’ game!) please get in touch. You can comment below, reply by email – or go to my instagram and click on the relevant poll toggles in […]

  • The Neck – Craft ACT

    Hiya team. Apologies for that last cryptic post – with bonus secret password window – on the main blog stream. I feel like a right fool but now the url is attached to an application I can’t change it until adjudication finishes. If it’s any consolation most of the content was taken from last year’s […]

  • 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 […]