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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…

Children Catalogue Costumes

I did some museum skills workshops with children at Chewton Primary School. Grade 5-6 catalogued and re-housed some items from the school archive – some wonderful 1920s crepe…

Children’s Family Story Quilts

A children’s creative project responding to decorative arts such as bedspreads at Buda Historic Home and Garden in Castlemaine, and First Nations possum skin cloaks. Aunty Kerri Douglas,…

Hand-tinted historic photographs – made into lanterns

A children’s activity responding to historic photographs, as part of my Creative Workers in Schools project, through Regional Arts Victoria, working with children at Chewton and Elphingstone Primary…

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…

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…

Children’s ‘stained glass’

As part of my Artist in Residence with Moreland City Council in 2020, I was asked to develop some window displays for Coburg Library for the festive season….

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…

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…

Participatory art with children at Heritage Hill

Here are some more pics relating to some participatory art programs I did at Heritage Hill Museum and Heritage Garden, during my residency in late 2013, and as…

Party in the Lilac Room

Party in the Lilac Room was my final installation at Heritage Hill Museum and Historic Gardens, and took the form of a paste up style installation of tiny…

Shine

I have been taking lots of photographs at Heritage Hill during my residency. The photographs shown below are part of a series I have begun of museum objects and images…

We thought you were coming tomorrow

I have installed my intervention in Laurel Lodge, upturning the usual careful display to depict a scene of Edwardian domestic chaos, on the premise that visitors have dropped…

We thought you were coming tomorrow… work in progress

Prototyping an installation for my Artists Residency at Heritage Hill,  a               re-arrangement of the historic home Laurel Lodge, depicting Edwardian domestic…