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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…

Creative Workers in School Program

I have been working with children from two small country primary schools, Elphingstone Primary School and Chewton Primary School, as a Creative Worker in Schools, for Regional Arts…

Children’s history drawing booklet

I put together this booklet of drawing and colouring activities, based on historic photos of Coburg Primary School and the local area, in 2010. The historic photographs are …

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…

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…