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The Lurkers in the Alleys

August 16, 2016
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Fragments of a modern gothic tale, told in paste ups.

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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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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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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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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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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
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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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