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The story of the Kakapo

January 21, 2014

Douglas Adams famously described the New Zealand native kakapo as the ‘world’s largest, fattest and least-able-to-fly parrot’. The males can grow up to a whopping 60cm and both males and females are a beautiful mottled green and yellow with black flecks. It may also be the world’s longest living bird with a suspected life expectancy […]

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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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Guerrilla Kindness workshop

October 25, 2013

On Wednesday I ran a Guerrilla Kindness workshop for the good folks at Laneway Learning. The participants get in on sewing a felt cupcake while I chat to them about my work and the ideas and inspiration behind Guerrilla Kindness. The participants are always lovely and they always ask some really interesting questions. I can’t […]

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#Minifashionprotest banner install

August 19, 2013
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Last week, I installed my Mini Fashion Protest Banner in the middle of Melbourne. If you missed the post about it, you can find that here. Because it’s part of a worldwide protest, I wanted a really super ‘Melbourne’ shot, so a tram and Fed Square was my solution. The Mini Protest Banner Kit had […]

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Sharing Ink mini documentary by The Public Studio

August 5, 2013
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The lovely people at The Public Studio, Ming-Zhu Hii and Nicholas Coghlan, made an amazing mini documentary about Sharing Ink Sharing Ink from The Public Studio on Vimeo.

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Acts of Public Craft

July 3, 2013
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The other day, Betsy Greer posted this image on her Facebook page, asking for thoughts: One commenter mentioned that she felt that yarn bombs don’t have the impact they once did, and asked “Maybe the question needs to be: how can public craft be innovative and unexpected now?” This has got me thinking about street […]

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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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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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Street Pests installed in Dandenong

November 6, 2012

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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