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POstal goodness

September 4, 2009

The other day I recieved something wonderful in the mail. I’d been talking to a friend of mine’s mother, who knits her grandson all sorts of clothes, and I jokingly said to her “Oh, you should knit me some socks while you’re at it!” She laughed, I laughed, and the story was forgotten. Until the …

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Small musings

August 19, 2009

I’m in a strange situation. I’m stupidly overworked at uni, so I’m not spending all day crafting like I have in the past. And when I’m not doing uni work, I’m working on craft for the play, which I can’t show you because then it’ll spoil the surprise. So bloggically it looks like I’m not …

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The next exhibition – Echo’s Lost (artist callout)

June 15, 2009

I’m curating another exhibition for Fringe this year. Info below: Omnific Assembly is calling for submissions to their latest exhibition, titled Echo’s Lost, which will be held during the Melbourne Fringe Festival in 2009. Echo’s Lost is an exhibition focusing on the idea of Memory and an exploration of what is left behind when memories …

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Tutorial: 6 steps to an awesome exhibition

January 17, 2009

This stems from my interview with the great community radio station 3CR. It’s how to curate and organise a well thought out group exhibition, using the internet at almost every stage to facilitate it. Step one: The idea and the research behind it Every group exhibition needs a theme, some kind of idea that ties …

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Good New Year News

January 6, 2009

Oh, ok, so maybe I’m dorky, but I’m always thrilled when someone buys something of mine. It makes me feel warm and special and happy. And I’m telling you this because someone just bought my baby Yeti off Etsy! Ta taa! When I first started on Etsy, I had two sales pretty quickly and then …

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Totem opening

October 1, 2008

The photos finally arrived! The opening went really well, we had around 400 people come past in the 3 hours, and myself and a couple of the artists were interviewed for Fringe purposes on film and it might head over to Channel 31, Melbourne’s community TV channel as well. In other exciting news, Fed Square …

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Totem opening and Other

September 26, 2008

Oh, joy of joys, Totem opened last night, in front of an undulating crowd of around 400 people. I was so happy! The show itself looked incredible, and there really was a never ending crowd of people peering into the space. We took photos, but I don’t have a camera cord to upload them at …

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2/3s of Totem done

September 22, 2008

So I’ve been in the Fracture gallery for 2 days hanging dolls with my able and lovely assistant. It’s incredible, people keep coming over to look at all the dolls, take photos, it’s attracting heaps of attention from passers-by. The show looks incredible, dolls of all sizes ranged throughout the space. It really is an …

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Totem invite

September 4, 2008

Dear everyone in the entire world,Totem, Dolls with Souls, the doll exhibition I’m curating for Fringe, opens on the 25th of September at 5:30 to 8:30 at Federation Square, Melbourne. I’d love it if you could be there!You can find Fringe details here I’m terribly excited about it, come one, come all, bring everyone you …

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Another Totem entry online!

August 22, 2008

Claire, of the ace and crafty blog Ethel Loves Fred has posted her Totem doll online too! Oh, how cute is she? I love her hair and her cigarette was a really bold choice, how often do you see smoking dolls? I love how crafty this doll looks. And I love how different she is …

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