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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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Nocturnal night walk – A tour of public art

June 16, 2012

Last night I went on the night walk tour of Dandenong’s Nocturnal festival, a public art festival in collaboration with Chisholm TAFE and RMIT University’s Masters in Art in a Public Space. It was an amazing two hours, walking around the CBD of Dandenong taken down alleys and through carparks to various works of art …

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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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How to make fake cupcakes – tutorial

April 25, 2012

I’ve been working on a new project investigating guerrilla kindness, called For you, stranger. You can see the project itself here  and you can read a blog post about the first drop here. It was such a simple project to do I thought I’d share how to do it today. Feel free to make your own …

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Gilding the City yarnbomb mashup!

February 4, 2012

I’m so excited about this… A little while ago yarn bomber Shado Stitch did a call out for suggestions for their current yarnbombing project. I got in contact with them and told them about Gilding The City and explained the idea behind it. Last night they posted their work!!! Check out how beautiful this is: …

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Gilding a City near you…

January 17, 2012

I’m really thrilled about the interest that Gilding the City is getting. To date since it’s launch (on the 2nd of Jan 2012) I’ve sent off around 20 pieces to cities around the world. So far they’ve gone to:   UK: Brighton Birmingham London West Sussex USA: Cohutta, Georgia Portland, Oregon Seattle, Washington EUROPE: Paris, …

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Gilding the World

January 7, 2012

Gilding the City was launched about a week ago with the first installation around Melbourne. It’s now spreading around the world! I am a member of the playful UK society Agency of Coney and since this is a playful project, I sent a general email out to see if anyone would like to participate and …

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Gilding the City origins and influences

January 2, 2012

I’ve just embarked upon a new temporary street art project called Gilding the City and I wanted to let you know about it. When I was very young, one of my favourite books was Pippi Longstocking, the strongest girl in the world. One of the many things she did to occupy her time was to …

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Midnight in the City

November 10, 2011

During the last 6 weeks, I’ve been involved in a residency at the NGV studio called Game/Play, in conjunction with Freeplay and Pop Up Playground. As part of this we ran 2 Playdays for the general public. Loads of games were played and fun was had. On the last of these Playdays, I ran a …

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