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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…

Non-fiction writing workshop with Sarah Krasnostein

I recently attended a workshop on Voice in Creative Non-Fiction presented by Kill Your Darlings literary magazine, . The workshop was led by Sarah Krasnostein, author of the…

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 Museums Australia (Victoria), in collaboration with Wangaratta Art Gallery and Wangaratta Historical…

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…

ICON exhibition at Richmond Town Hall

Little Ladies, 100 Years of Love 2017, Paper and paste My little ladies paste ups are depicted here, supervising afternoon tea. This is an installation shot of a collage…

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…

Printed blankie goes up

Printers installing the artwork We Love You Back, on the Abbotsford Collingwood Maternal Health Centre. Thanks Dimity Mapstone design for help with digital crochet and Staci Perry for…

The ladies appear

Installed more than 150 paste ups of my little ladies  in current and former maternal health centres in the City of Yarra – historic photos of early maternal…

Centenary of Maternal Health Centres project

I am developing some installations for the City of Yarra, having fun with historical research, and playing with historic photographs of the campaigners, nurses and mothers who established…

Sample

Walking in Gone Gardens These are some samples for a participatory walking tour of former gardens and signficant trees in central Coburg. Audience members would pass around plant…

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…

Over the Wall, second prize Moreland Story Competition

I wrote a short story responding to the theme ‘A Hundred Years Ago’, and won runner up in the Moreland Story Prize (adults section). My story is about…

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 on TV

My installation Requiem was featured on the ABC 7.30 report last night, footage to violin’s playing, about Coming Home exhibition at Bundoora Homestead: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-11-21/coming-home-to-bundoora/5910796