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Sayraphim’s work

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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Here Be Dragons for Art in Public Places

February 25, 2013
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Here Be Dragons focuses on abandoned urban spaces and our fear of the unknown. The title refers to the fantastic creatures and beasts that delineated the edges of the known world on maps for hundreds of years. The beasts marked the unknown and uncharted territories that people were afraid of. Here Be Dragons consists of […]

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Rogue Design – a new work for You Are Here

February 25, 2013
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I’ve got a new public artwork, Rogue Design, coming up for the You Are Here Festival in Canberra, which runs from the 14-24 March, 2013. Rogue Design is a playful appropriation and reinterpretation of the tropes of interior design, taxidermy and toy dinosaurs. These mischievous, tiny pieces are installed around Civic for discerning, eagle eyed […]

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Collins St Regulars at White Night Melbourne

February 25, 2013
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I was part of White Night Melbourne in two ways. One was a game runner for Pop Up Playground’s The Whispering Society, which meant that I was running between the Melbourne Town Hall, Chapter House Lane and St Paul’s Cathedral all night. The other was as a commissioned artist, and my artwork, Collins St Regulars, […]

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Dialogue at the BAC

January 12, 2013
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Guardian critic Maddie Costa was in residence at the Battersea Arts Centre while I was over there doing A Moment in Yarn for the Scratch nights, and she asked each artist to participate in a project called Dialogue. As part of that I created a Moment in Yarn for her based on one of her […]

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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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The Kindness of Strangers

September 7, 2012

We’ve been overwhelmed with kindness and generosity on this trip to the UK. We’ve been given accommodation, free drinks,  tickets to shows, people and strangers have offered to help every step of the way. It’s a whole community, it’s OUR community, comprising of friends, acquaintances and strangers. It’s been an amazing trip so far. At the same time, […]

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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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Halls of Westminster crown

July 15, 2012

Some of the games we play for Pop Up Playground requires nothing more than players. Sometimes the games needs a prop or two, and occasionally they need a piece of costuming. For Halls of Westminster, the old king is dying and leaves the kingdom no heir but two pretenders to the throne.  The players discuss, […]

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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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