Category: objects

  • 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 […]

  • IOTA21 at John Curtin Gallery

    From the JCG invitation email: Mr Chris Malcolm, Director JCG, invites you to the opening of: The Indian Ocean Craft Triennial Curiosity and Rituals of the Everyday 6.00pm – 8.00pm Thursday 9 September 2021 To be opened by Dr Casta TungarazaTanzania’s Tourism Goodwill Ambassador in Australia Welcome to Country by Ms Glenda Kickett, Whadjuk Nyungar […]

  • Live feed coming…

    Tech woes 😉 We have our best and brightest on the case, it should be running shortly. x m

  • 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 […]

  • The Neck / / Craft ACT

    I’m in The Neck, a group show in Canberra, thanks to Bridget Kennedy of the eponymous Project Space in Sydney. It was meant to be last year, timed to coincide with the JMGA conference. In fact, it looks as though this whole programme was. Go see it if you can; there’s a lot of talent […]

  • Makers’ Film Festival

    I have two short films about recent work in this festival. I know, what am I like?!? Lets hope they get played back-to-back so we can really compare how I aged over the 20 months between their filming… And yes, my tickets are booked! Come along! (Teaser and text below courtesy the amazing Maker&Smith website) […]

  • Today’s Q + A

    For your delectation and delight, I present the live stream feed from today, conveniently queued up to the start of our q + a chat! We chatted, we answered questions, we got off topic (prompted by a comment, though) and I ranted, just a little. As you would guess there’s 1 hr 24 mins of […]