Category: materiality

  • Remade-Reloved, preview

    Remade-Reloved, preview

    This is not a work; this was a photo I took as a study for a work. In the end I lost the knot (unintentionally, damn!) but it precipitated something a bit more involved, using these two ingredients. Stay tuned – or better yet – head to Bridget Kennedy Project Space for the Remade-Reloved exhibition […]

  • Remade-Reloved

    ‘Remade-Reloved’ is a group exhibition curated by Bridget Kennedy that opens next week at her studio/gallery in North Sydney. And for those of you not in the know, it will be one of the last shows at the Bridget Kennedy Project Space, as Bridget is going to be closing down the gallery next March, after […]

  • US exhibit, AUS opportunity

    US exhibit, AUS opportunity

    So for all of you on the big southern biscuit, the National Contemporary Jewellery Award 2022 is calling. From their email: The National Contemporary Jewellery Award is back!We can’t wait to celebrate the newest addition to the collection along with the NCJA 30th anniversary in October.We’re very excited to see all the amazing work and […]

  • 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 […]

  • Juukan Tears – last days to see!

    There is but a few short days left to see my work Juukan Tears at the John Curtin Gallery as a part of IOTA21 in Curiosity and Rituals of the Everyday. If you’re not gonna make it (who even travels any more? I can’t – really, I’m in WA and state daddy says no…) I […]

  • Juukan Tears Offcuts

    Juukan Tears – Offcuts After using a jewellers saw that is 0.25mm wide to hand saw around 200m of steel, I linked the cut pieces back together again to form a portrait of the headquarters of the biggest iron ore producer in Australia. To make the portrait, and the 4,600 tears that emanated from it, […]

  • 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 […]

  • humble apologies

    to anyone who got sent to Twitch instead of YouTube by clicking on my link yesterday, I’m really sorry. I don’t know where the twitch link came from – I had that URL in a draft of one of my posts for a tiny moment, 6 weeks ago! I did make the mistake of copying […]

  • 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 […]

  • Marfa, TX

    mapping the places I picked up bits of discarded steel in Texas