Category: Australia

  • 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…

  • New work at JCG – Bentley

    After being back home in WA for well over two years, I am proud to finally have a local Perth stockist! Find a broad selection of my work, including the earrings above and many more, at the store in the John Curtin Gallery on the main Curtin University campus. JCG – John Curtin GalleryBuilding 200ACurtin…

  • Bilk: The Perfect Brooch

    Opening weekend on the Saturday 3-4 July 2021 11.00 am to 5.00 pm. Aurélie Guillaume, Bin Dixon-Ward, Brenda Ridgewell, Carlier Makigawa, Claire McArdle, Cinnamon Lee, Chris Bahng, Daniel DiCaprio, David Walker, Eugenie Keefer Bell, Fumiki Taguchi, Helen Aitken-Kuhnen, Johannes Kuhnen, Julie Blyfield, Kath Inglis, Larah Nott, Marian Hosking, Mio Kuhnen, Melissa Cameron, Nicholas Bastin, Sean…

  • 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…