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Planning a Takeover…

My Creative Workers in School project will culminate (eventually!) in an exhibition at Buda Historic Home in Castlemaine, with artworks and exhibition text by Chewton and Elphingstone Primary…

Walking the Lake artworks

I have been doing lots of walks around Coburg Lake Reserve and Edgars Creek parklands, picking up leaves now and then, and making small artworks that trace the…

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 …

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…

Coburg Childrens’ Centre ceramic project

In 2005 I undertook an Artist in Residence at Coburg Childrens’ Centre, working with pre-schoolers on ceramic and mosaic panels, around the idea of the seasons, which were…

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…

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…

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, 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…