Tag: Historic Home

Edgars Creek project wins a prize, becomes an onsite exhibition

The Edgars Creek history project I curated for Ziebell’s Farmhouse Museum and Garden has won an award, and has been transformed from a ‘postal exhibition’ into a real…

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…

Kids Takeover Buda Historic Home!

This exhibition/intervention was the culmination of my Creative Workers in School project, for Regional Arts Victoria, featuring art and commentary by the talented kids from Chewton and Elphinstone…

Turning Back to Edgar’s Creek Postal Exhibition

The postal exhibition (aka booklet) Turning Back to Edgar’s Creek has been distributed to households in Thomastown and Lalor, and has won the Keeping Victoria Beautiful award in…

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…

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…

Requiem on TV

My installation Requiem was featured on the ABC 7.30 report last night,  to violin’s playing, as part of the 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 my artwork Requiem at Bundoora Homestead Arts Centre in 2017, as part of their exhibition Coming Home, about the history of the…

Cyanotype workshop for adults at Heritage Hill

I ran a series of public programs on a sessional basis at Heritage Hill Museum and Historic Gardens, for the City of Greater Dandenong, in 2014. These images…

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…

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…