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Miniature zine non-fiction poetry

I have been commissioned by the UNESCO Melbourne City of Literature Office to create a micro-history  of Coburg Lake Reserve. This image is a sample of what the…

Forgetting the horse and cart

I am working on an essay about the fate of horse drawn carriages in Victoria, and contemporary ideas about them. So far, I have visited the Beechworth Carriage…

Excellent horse-shoe collection, Cooper’s Settlement, Bundoora Farm Park

I love hunting down traces of horse era in Melbourne. If time travellers from the nineteenth century were to arrive, one of their first questions would be “where…

Map to nowhere, showing a village that never was

This is a photo I took recently at Coopers Settlement, Bundoora Farm Park, in suburban Melbourne. I was the only visitor there, and the site hasn’t changed much…

Photo essay under construction

I am working on a photo essay – There is Something Under the Asphalt – based on images from the City of Sydney Archives,  Most of the images…

Victorian Community History Award

I am delighted that the Wangaratta Stories exhibition that I curated as the Roving Curator for The Australian Museums and Galleries Association  (Victoria), in collaboration with Wangaratta Art…

Summon the Living, digital story about bells

My second story as a Guest Curator for the Victorian Collections website, Summon the Living, bells from Victorian community collections has been published, continuing a series I am…

Another Night, digital story about the history of lighting

Another Night, digital story about the history of lighting Another Night, A short history of lighting, illustrated through Victoria’s cultural collections was my first story as a Guest…

Falling and we could not catch them

Artwork installed in the window of Pictures and Pages bookshop, Sydney Road, Coburg, Victoria, Australia, as their ‘Anzac Window’. The leaves are from the Avenue of Honour at…

Requiem, installation at Bundoora Homestead

Here is an installation shot of my artwork Requiem at Bundoora Homestead Arts Centre in 2017, as part of their exhibition Coming Home, about the history of the…

Cyanotype workshop for adults at Heritage Hill

I ran a series of public programs on a sessional basis at Heritage Hill Museum and Historic Gardens, for the City of Greater Dandenong, in 2014. These images…

Participatory art with children at Heritage Hill

Here are some more pics relating to some participatory art programs I did at Heritage Hill Museum and Heritage Garden, during my residency in late 2013, and as…

Party in the Lilac Room

Party in the Lilac Room was my final installation at Heritage Hill Museum and Historic Gardens, and took the form of a paste up style installation of tiny…

Shine

I have been taking lots of photographs at Heritage Hill during my residency. The photographs shown below are part of a series I have begun of museum objects and images…

We thought you were coming tomorrow… work in progress

Prototyping an installation for my Artists Residency at Heritage Hill,  a               re-arrangement of the historic home Laurel Lodge, depicting Edwardian domestic…