conversations about intimacy and closeness with all who share our biosphere A blanket hut constructed in my lounge. Rules of construction: nothing is bought. nothing is cut. no holes are made. everything can be returned unchanged to its former use.
Category Archives: making art
Golden at Parkin Drawing Awards
Golden rides again….. 2017 Parkin Awards
the sewing phase of building Golden is complete – here he is on my lounge floor
Exhibition: Avoiding Mastery
Avoiding Mastery opens next Tuesday, 28 January at Whitespace Contemporary Art. If you are in Auckland come along and see it, for those of you not in Auckland I will post photos over the next week or so.
Put Up Your Dukes! Part Two
some installation shots from from Put Up Your Dukes Part Two at Pearce Gallery:
Hope Leaves The Body Slowly: the end.
Time Based project #1 Hope Leaves The Body Slowly At its inception hope fills the body in the way that air fills a balloon. From this point hope leaves the body. Slowly, imperceptibly at first. Hope leaves the body slowly. Long after the mind has made the cognition of failure the body still holds hope.Continue reading “Hope Leaves The Body Slowly: the end.”
Resisting societal Norms: Part Two
TOMORROW is the opening of Put Up Your Dukes! Part Two at Pearce Gallery. In anticipation here is part two of book 1. If you are in Auckland come along to the opening/ book launch at 5 – 7.30pm, Pearce Gallery 130 St Georges Bay Road, Parnell.
I am making a text wall work for Put Up Your Dukes! Part Two. It is a caption from The Modern Art of Flower Arranging by Elisabeth de Lestrieux, originally published 1982, (published in English 1986 Hamlyn). A rather fantastic book that I found at an op shop which has sat in my studioContinue reading “fa”
Resisting Societal Norms
Resisting Societal Norms As part of Put Up Your Dukes! Gabrielle and I made a series of three books extrapolating upon and extending the thinking behind the project. Resisting Societal Norms provides background to the work in this project but also maps much of the territory that I am deeply interested in researching further. AsContinue reading “Resisting Societal Norms”
New Hairy Object
I made a new hairy object today. I was tidying up the studio and decided to re-crochet a failed carrot trial into an upright object with a base to fit a recommissioned trolley that was also waiting for a home. Guidelines for the undertaking were: taller than it is wide but remaining self supporting, withContinue reading “New Hairy Object”