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New exhibition! Craffiti at No Vacancy in April 15

November 13, 2014
FoxAfterBarek

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
PigeonGifts

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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Public art – thieves and thinking

April 24, 2013
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A friend of mine sent me a link to this Arts hub article the other day – it’s titled THIEVES TAKE OFF WITH LANEWAY ART and it’s about a public art in a Ballarat laneway that’s been nicked. All five inaugural works were by Melbourne-based Colombian artist Julian Clavijo, and are estimated to be worth …

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Here Be Dragons in the Hobson’s Bay Leader

April 23, 2013
HereBeDragons

Here BE Dragons and I have a write up in the Hobson’s Bay Leader today! Check it out…

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Shared experiences create community – Welcome to my humble home

March 31, 2013
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Yesterday morning we went down an alley, through a fallen tin fence, walked carefully across more piled and rusty corrugated iron and into a burnt out house to see an exhibition of work by Be Free entitled Welcome to my humble home. The house was still full of melted and charred debris, the roof open …

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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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Mi Casa Es Su Casa install in the UK

November 6, 2012

I’ve been a bit busy but I’ve just added all the photos from Mi Casa Es Su Casa onto my site. This was a beautiful little project I created and installed while in the UK as a response to the amazing hospitality we were shown our whirlwind fortnight tour of Bristol and London. You can …

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Secret Stash – a tiny UK project

September 19, 2012
FourBrightPennies

In Australia, 1 and 2 cent coins have been removed from circulation. So when something has a price of $2.99 you automatically translate that into $3 and you don’t expect any change when purchasing it. In the UK, it’s constantly surprising when you hand over a pound for something that costs 98p and you get …

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A new investigation into public and art

July 21, 2012

I’ve just started my Masters, Art in a Public Space at RMIT. During the first week I started to get curious as to how the public interact with art that has been plonked in their space. How do they view it? What do they use it for? We went on an excursion down to Docklands …

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Guest post on Whip Up

May 17, 2012

Super quick post just to let you know that I was asked to write another guest post on the awesome crafting website Whip Up, about creativity and health. I’ve focused on my current body of work and what I’m trying to bring about in the viewer – happiness. I also looked a little at two …

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