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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…

Old Melbourne Gaol

In 2015 I spent eight weeks in a cell at Old Melbourne Gaol, in a series of intermittent ‘escapes’ to my temporary writing studio. In that time I…

Postcard and invite Nillumbik Ekphrasis 2014

Second prize Ekphrasis poetry prize

I was very excited to receive second prize in the Nillumbik Ekphrasis Poetry Prize. My poem Softly Now, inspired by the artwork War and Peace by textile artist…

Notes on shadows in historic photographs, and selected bibliography

How I got interested in shadows I visit a lot of museums as part of my job, many of them hold photographs and artefacts relating to late nineteenth…