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New exhibition! Craffiti at No Vacancy in April 15

November 13, 2014
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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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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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The Jeans That Never End and the Mending Queen

August 20, 2013
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Following along from the Mini Fashion Protest post and the Mini Fashion Protest Banner install, I’ve been thinking about clothes and sustainability and the old Make Do and Mend mentality, where people during the war would fix their clothes instead of buying  new ones. The Make Do and Mend movement is having resurgence at the moment, it’s heartwarming that …

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Lucky Street install

June 16, 2013
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Yesterday I was in Sydney and took the opportunity to install a new work, Lucky Street, down one of my favourite streets – King St. in Newtown. Lucky Street was inspired by a gift from a friend, a handmade bracelet with 3 Evil Eye beads on it. My friend had been in Turkey for a …

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Hottie Challenge

April 18, 2013

The lovely Cam from CurlyPops has just opened her Hottie Challenge for 2013 and I’ve just signed up.   The aim of the challenge is to make a hot water bottle cover, which will be exhibited in the gallery space at Open Drawer Art Textiles and Learning Centre from Friday July 5th, with a grand opening on …

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Nomad in Residence for hAbitAt

February 26, 2013
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I’m very excited to announce that I’m going to be the very first Nomad in Residence in Fee Plumbley’s Really Big Road Trip project. I’m super thrilled at the prospect! Fee has been commissioned to make a collaborative crafting work called hAbitAt for Canberra’s Centennial Celebrations, on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin. This is …

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Sneak Attack

January 4, 2013
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Sneak Attack was a month long stealthy yarn bomb of the NGV Studio in Melbourne in 2011. I’ve just uploaded all the images to the site, you can find them here.

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Street Pests installed in Dandenong

November 6, 2012
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I thought I’d show a few behind the scenes shots of the install of Street Pests in Dandenong the other day. Because it’s a commissioned work, I was given two tradies to install the pieces. Justin and Ruben came with two long ladders, pliers, a ute and a bunch of cable ties. They were really …

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HERE – a site specific work at Trades Hall

August 11, 2012

I’ve jsut uploaded HERE, a work I created as part of my Masters in Art in a Public Space from RMIT. Using the ‘888’ motif from the 8 hour day campaign as a lens, I focused on eight of the histories connected with specific spaces in and around the building itself. The works were installed …

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