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Exhibition Pops Up At Library

My pop up exhibition about the history of Coburg Primary School playgrounds has been revived in a showing at Coburg Library. It was initially developed as a pop-up…

Writing residency in historic house

I have been working on history project about an old mansion in West Brunswick that I used to live in (during it’s share house era), supported by a…

Kids Takeover Buda Historic Home!

This exhibition/intervention is the culmination of my Creative Workers in School project, featuring art and commentary by the talented kids from Chewton and Elphinstone Primary Schools, based on…

Poetry Accordian Books by Elphingstone Primary School students

A ‘creative response to history’ activity, earlier this year. As part of my Creative Workers in Schools project for Regional Arts Victoria, I ran a poetry writing workshop…

Turning Back to Edgar’s Creek Postal Exhibition

The postal exhibition (aka booklet) Turning Back to Edgar’s Creek has been distributed to households in Thomastown and Lalor, and has won the Keeping Victoria Beautiful award in…

Coburg Lake archival footage

I collaborated with film-maker Alberto De Troia to produce a short video clip, edited down from a 1930s home movie in the National Film and Sound Archive Collection,…

Pop up exhibition – history of school grounds

This pop up exhibition was my final project for my Artist in Residence role at the Moreland City Council, and told the story of the environmental history of…

We are with you, Spanish Flu Spirits.

More tiny paste-ups, one of my artworks for The Moreland Memoirs suite of projects for my Artists Residence, connecting locals to the comforting presence of people from the…

Bookmarks for mothers who had babies during lockdown

I created  a series of bookmarks that were distributed through the Child and Maternal Health Service, as part of my Artists Residence for my local council,  Moreland City…

Short film, talking about my practice

A  short film about my Artist in Residence for Moreland City Council has been produced , part of the  Creative Neighbours film series featuring artists and creatives in…

Micro-history delivered, see the video!

Signed, folded, delivered – over 300 copies of my tiny booklet have been hand delivered and a video is online. Locals living around Coburg Lake, in the area…

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…