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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…

Looking at photos with the RHSV Writing Group

I recently joined a new writing group at the Royal Historical Society of Victoria. Each meeting has a theme, and at the first meeting we were also given…

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…

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…

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…

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

Requiem, installation at Bundoora Homestead

Here is an installation shot of Requiem now showing at Bundoora Homestead Arts Centre as part of their exhibition Coming Home, about the history of the site as…

The Little Ones

My ephemeral installation in the gardens at Heritage Hill Museum and Historic Gardens has come down. These were tiny paste up children taken from historic photographs from Dandenong…

Here at Heritage Hill

I have begun my Artists Residency in the lovely studio at Heritage Hill in Dandenong. I am researching and experimenting at this stage, spending time in the two…

Evolution of the sports moustache

Text reads Cricket Moustache, 1980s walrus revival style David Boon’s moustache (1984-1995) is considered one of the best moustaches in Australian sporting history. Text reads Rowing Moustache, 1912 Originally…

Moments in the Sun

This is from a series of artworks based on shadows in historic photographs. I started out drawing shadows, but  later I printed out downloaded historic photos and painted…