Category: Australia

  • 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 […]

  • Connexions closes tomorrow

    Connexions is in its last days – today it’s open 11am – 4:30pm and then it opens for the last time tomorrow from 12 -2:30pm. We will always have the website, and I will update that with images from the installation soon, but in the mean time, if you can, stop by the gallery, grab […]

  • 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 […]

  • Connexions tonight!

    Connexions exhibition opening is tonight!Thursday September 30th5:30 – 7:30 pmGallery Central: 12 Aberdeen St, Perth. Opening address by Katherine Kalaf.Artists: Emily Beckley, Fatemeh Boroujeni, Melissa Cameron, Blandine Halle, Eden Lennox, and Sultana Shamshi.Connexions is honoured to be a festival event of the Indian Ocean Craft Triennial – IOTA21 and is supported by the Australia Council […]

  • Article in Art Guide

    Art Guide Australia has an article about the IOTA21 festival online now, and Juukan Tears gets a named checked and an image. Thank you Sheridan Hart for the chat and the mention. There’s other media out there, Art Monthly Australasia and of course the IOTA21 catalogue if you’re keen for more to read about the […]

  • Juukan Tears is up!

    Juukan Tears has been launched for nearly a week now, so here’s a few images of the work for those far away and curious. Juukan Tears In May of 2020 mining company Rio Tinto destroyed a site which contained the Juukan Shelters, a place that had been in use by the First Nations traditional custodians […]

  • Opening and artist’s talk

    Suddenly free at 6pm tonight? Opening in a few hours is IOTA21: Curiosity and Rituals of the Everyday at the John Curtin Gallery. Register here and I’ll see you there! Alternatively (or indeed while you’re at that link), RSVP to join us for the artist talk on Sunday. Full details below: Below are a couple […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]