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The Great Stash Swap is here!

July 21, 2015
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The Great Stash Swap The Great Stash Swap is a community driven project created to help reduce piles of excess materials and yarn stashes and bring fresh life to those teetering piles of stash we can so easily end up hording. Over the week of 15-21 August people can drop in their unused material and …

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New exhibition! Craffiti at No Vacancy in April 15

November 13, 2014

So I’m super excited about this – I’ve got an exhibition coming up in April next year at No Vacancy Gallery at Fed Square called Craffiti in which I’ll be making soft sculpture figures inspired by artworks from Melbourne’s diverse street art scene. Above are two of works I’ve already created for it,  left is …

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Guerrilla Kindness in New York

October 18, 2014
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My friend Pene is over in New York at the moment and posts updates about people she meets, like postcards home from abroad. This was an amazing lady she met the other day – “New York Story no. 9 Birds of a feather… Walking through Washington Square Park, a bit delirious from diorama overload at …

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More Guerrilla Kindness in Christchurch

October 8, 2014
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Last night in Christchurch, some young people took to the streets to make their voice heard about an issue they were learning about – human slavery, as part of an event called LOUDER. LOUDER is a week of creative arts events, workshops and discussions to raise awareness about human trafficking and funds for the anti-trafficking …

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New commission from the City of Melbourne

August 22, 2014
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Pop Up Playground and the City of Melbourne are working together to develop and present a new interactive experience designed for the Melbourne Bike Share Program. Use your smart phone to discover a city that you never knew was there.  Launching on the streets of Melbourne this November. Stay tuned for more details!

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A Moment in Yarn at Craft Cubed

June 25, 2014
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A Moment in Yarn Monday, 4 August from 10am Tickets: $25/$15 Bookings: http://www.trybooking.com/92597 I’m super excited about this! Craft Victoria’s annual craft extravaganza is on again and this year, I’ve been invited to participate in the Craftivism day at Fed Square on the 4 Aug. The day is titled “Craftivists, Radical Knitters and Yarnbombers” and …

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Ribboned Wish Catchers for Dandenong

June 6, 2014
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On Australia Day this year, the City of Greater Dandenong held a joyous day-long celebration in the Dandenong Park. As part of the festivities was a Wishing Tree (above). People could write their wishes on long colourful ribbons that were then tied to a May Pole type structure. As the day went on, the tree …

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Playful Public Art program for Fresh Air 14

February 24, 2014
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Curated by public artist Sayraphim Lothian, Fresh Air’s playful public art program celebrates the playful appropriation of public space by artists working in various ways in the streets of Melbourne. – Kim Tairi Urban fox tales Little foxes wander Melbourne’s laneways. A series of tiny poems that chronical their adventures. They will be left in …

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The story of the Kakapo

January 21, 2014

Douglas Adams famously described the New Zealand native kakapo as the ‘world’s largest, fattest and least-able-to-fly parrot’. The males can grow up to a whopping 60cm and both males and females are a beautiful mottled green and yellow with black flecks. It may also be the world’s longest living bird with a suspected life expectancy …

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New project! Journey – The Kakapo of Christchurch

January 17, 2014
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I’m SO damn excited about my new project… I’ve been working for months on it and it’s finally ready to be revealed! Journey – The Kakapo of Christchurch is a two week participatory public art project for Christchurch, utilising the Kakapo’s journey to recovery as a metaphor for Christchurch’s journey to rebuild. The Kakapo is the …

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