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COMPLETION: Euro-Mediterranean co-creation residency program in Stigliano, Italy.

After three weeks of work in the community of Stigliano in Sothern Italy, the Euro-Mediterranean co-creation residency program "Creative Communities" is coming to an end.

 

During this time I have been working on a project titled 'We Are Here', which is a celebration of the recipes and life of the local community through public art installations. The results of this project have now been installed in the streets of Stigliano and join a number of other urban artworks created by international artists as part of the AppARTengo festival.

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UPDATE NOVEMBER 2022:  Activities as part of the Euro-Mediterranean co-creation residency program

Myself and collaborator Anne Fehres have been working for the last three weeks on the 'We Are Here', a project which celebrates community and cultural heritage through food, sharing and art.  For three weeks we have lived and worked in the rural Italian town of Stigliano as part of the Euro-Mediterranean co-creation residency program.

 

During this period we invited the community to share their personal recipes and the stories associated with them. During the creation of each recipe, we photographed the process alongside various household objects linked to each participant. These diverse images were then brought together and re-composed in Photoshop. The final five works are soon to be presented as public photo-montage artworks installed around Stigliano, each a celebration of culture and identity across many forms.

The works will be officially opened as part of a community feast in Stigliano on 26 November, 2022.

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SELECTION:  Funding to create a new work to Premiere at The Independent Days Filmfest - Karlsruhe, Germany

Myself and collaborator Anne Fehres have been awarded the UNESCO Media Arts Film Scholarship 2022. From September 2022 to January 2023 we will work on a new film project called Unfolding which will premiere at the International Film Festival Karlsruhe, Germany in 2023.

 

This is an experimental short film, reflecting on the relationship between nature and humanity through an absurd VR yoga session set in the year 2070. The film takes place in a surreal scene in which a figure undertakes a variety of bodily positions at the instruction of an off-screen narrator - a personification of air. The narrator of air reverses the typical human versus nature hierarchy. An engagement with the ‘other-than-human’ creates a meaningful opportunity to embrace imagination and reflect on previously ingrained assumptions towards the natural world. Through this film the audience is encouraged to reflect upon their previous perspectives towards nature as a passive agent. Instead, in this work, nature is acting upon them.

The film will officially premiere during the International Film Festival Karlsruhe, which will take place from 19-23 April 2023.

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SELECTION:  Euro-Mediterranean co-creation residency in Italy, November 2022.

From an Open Call which attracted over 70 proposals, my project has been selected for the Euro-Mediterranean co-creation residency programme. During the residency, which takes place in Southern Italy, I will be creating a new series of public art interventions which celebrate food.

 

During the residency I will invite the community in Basilicata to celebrate their cultural heritage through food, sharing and art. The final outcome of this celebration will be the presentation of various large-scale photomontage artworks installed in community public space. Each of these photomontage works will feature images of a particular community individual/family and a recipe they have created. Through its presentation in public space, the community and broader audience will be encouraged to reflect upon the recipes that hold significant individual/local cultural value, bringing them outside of the home and into public space to be honoured.

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OUTDOOR TEXTILE INSTALLATION - YPRES, BELGIUM

In September 2022 I installed my textile installation 'Solidarity Sky' during ‘Open Sites’ outdoor art exhibition in Ypres, Belgium. The work consists of hundreds of images of the sky, submitted to the project by people in over 80 different countries in the two years prior to the exhibition.  The exhibition will take place between September 5th and October 2nd 2022 on and around the Ypres city walls between the Menin Gate and the Lille Gate in Ypres.

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INTERVIEW ABOUT NEWS FROM HOME - PLOVDIV

In August 2022 I took part in an feature interview about my latest work from the News From Home project in Bulgaria. In the video I explain a little about the residency, the creative process and the outcome - alongside my long term collaborator Anne Fehres.

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OPENING PUBLIC ARTWORK IN PLOVDIV, BULGARIA

As part of the official opening of my new public artwork in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, I had a national television feature. During the interview the project curator Svetlana Kuyumdzhieva spoke about the project, alongside various shots from the install of the work. This piece was broadcast to thousands of homes as part of the National breakfast news program.

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OPENING PUBLIC ARTWORK IN PLOVDIV, BULGARIA

On August 14, 2022 I officially opened my latest public artwork in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. This work was created during a 6-week residency, undertaking the ninth edition of @news_from_home, a project which explores the overlooked and omitted stories of a community.

During the residency period I walked over 240 km in the city area, capturing 1000s of photos of the community. A selection of these photos were later cut up in Photoshop and digitally combined into a large photo-montage work.

The final piece features over 500 individual layers, which come together to reflect on various stories from this community, ranging from its ancient history, its socialist past, its present day and imagined future.

The final piece was printed out and pasted up to cover a 5x4 metre wall in the centre of Plovdiv.

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COMING SOON: NEW PUBLIC ART WORK IN BULGARIA

Soon I am revealing a public artwork in public! I would love to have you present at the opening to enjoy the art, some light refreshments and conversation. If you know of others who may be interested, please pass on this invitation - all welcome!

Date: Sunday the 14th of August.
Time: 19:00
Location: Back of the BNT-Regional Television Centre Plovdiv building, Nayden Gerov St 8 in Plovdiv

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ARTIST TALK AND NEWSPAPER ARTICLE: BULGARIA

I am currently part way through undertaking the ninth edition of 'News From Home', which explores Plovdiv in Bulgaria. The outcome of the residency will be a large-scale photographic composition in public space.

 

A recent artist talk as part of the residency program was published in the local newspaper. It can be found on the following link (translation needed).

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ARTIST RESIDENCY IN PLOVDIV, BULGARIA (JULY-AUGUST)

I have arrived in Plovdiv (Пловдив), Bulgaria as artists in residence at Context Air. Over the next 6 weeks I will be undertaking the ninth edition of 'News From Home', which explores the Plovdiv community.

During this project I wil be specifically interested in both the objective and subjective stories of this community which express its unique urban identity as a place of ancient history, socialist heritage and modern reality.

The outcome of the residency will be an exhibition of our impressions of such stories, captured in a large-scale photographic composition in public space.

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SELECTION FOR 'CONTEXT AiR' IN BULGARIA, JULY 2022

Alongside my long-term collaborator Anne Fehres, my project 'News From Home' has been selected for 'Context AiR Plovdiv'. This program was initiated by the Municipality of Plovdiv and aims at creating new works, partnerships, interventions in public space, inspired by the city of Plovdiv (Bulgaria) and its eclectic mix of ancient history, socialist heritage and modern reality.

The residency is planned for the second half of 2022 - we will provide regular updates via social media during the project.

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AUSTRALIAN PAVILION AT THE 2022 VENICE BIENNALE

Super excited to be part of the Australian Pavilion invigilation program at the Venice Biennale. During June 2022, I'll be working alongside a diverse group 14 Australian creative and cultural workers living in Europe and the United Kingdom who will oversee the day-to-day visitor experience of Marco Fusinato’s exhibition during the Venice Biennale, curated by Alexie Glass-Kantor.

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SOUND ART EXHIBITION IN BARCELONA

On December 9th I will be part of a conference talking about art, international co-operation and urban space, as part of the 'Sounds of Our Cities' project. The day will consist of talks about issues related to the project. It takes place at ABF-huset in Stockholm but it will also be livestreamed digitally. I will be part of the 13.00 - 14.00 panel. discussing the topic: 'What is Sounds of our cities?'

 

Alongside me on the panel will be my collaborator Anne Fehres, Remy Kroese (founder Dearhuntrer), Irati Irulegi (curator Idensitat), Laurent Dewilde (founder Impact), Gino Dehullu (staadt Roeselare), Cumhur Erkut (researcher Aalborg University). The panel will be moderated by Mattias Desac (ABF Stockholm)

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SOUND ART EXHIBITION IN BARCELONA

In November I presented the latest edition of my 'News From Home' project in Barcelona as part of @sounds_of_our_cities. Following on from my residency in the Barcelona neighbourhood of Sant Andreu in 2020, during the exhibition period I presented a variety of exhibitions, activation workshops and tours.

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FROM 11 TO 21TH OF NOVEMBER: EXHIBITION IN BARCELONA

Coming up in November, I will be exhibiting work as part of 'Sounds of Our Cities'. This is a project based upon research and knowledge transfer between art, technology and social space. The resulting exhibitions include sound art projects developed in two cities, the Krottegem district in Roeselare (Belgium) and the Sant Andreu district in Barcelona, mounting a critical reflection upon cultural identity in relation to community and silence. Follow the link below for all the detail!

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Postcard Exchange

The eighth edition of my project News From Home is based in the district of Sant Andreu in Barcelona, as part of the Sounds of Our Cities project. For this project I have created a series of five ‘audio postcards’ inspired by the sounds of Sant Andreu. The postcards feature an object from Sant Andreu on the front and an associated audio piece accessed by a QR-code on the back.

In November, I will be exhibiting my work in Sant Andreu and as part of this will be running a postcard exchange. In the postcard exchange, residents of Sant Andreu will be given the opportunity to send a postcard from their neighbourhood to a variety of locations around the world. These postcards will not only include our work, but also space for a personal written message.

If you would like to receive a postcard, please fill out the ‘Google Form’ here

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Online Artist Talk - Part of 'The City' group exhibition.

On October 1, myself alongside collaborator Anne Fehres, will be giving an artist talk, discussing our contribution to the exhibition 'The City'. The City is a digital-based exhibition exploring artistic image and social practice in times of global change. This show is the result of a joint virtual residency that myself alongside twelve other artists and art collectives based in Europe and Russia have undertaken in May-June 2021.

During the artist talk, we will be discussing our contribution to the exhibition - a 360-degree VR work titled 'Naked Windows'. We will discuss our inspiration behind this piece as well as the various methods that went in to its creation.

You can find more details and watch the live artist talk on the exhibition Facebook page.

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Premiere: Naked Windows

Today Anne Fehres and I premiere our new work titled 'Naked Windows'. This work was created as part of a six week online residency with St. Petersburg Art Residency, where 12 artists from Europe and Russia created works under the theme of 'The City'.

The piece we created is an immersive 360-degree short film, filmed entirely in our home in the small city of Delft, The Netherlands. It is a meta-work that imagines the possible realities outside of the rectangular boxes presented in virtual meetings, while also grappling with the demand to make purposeful art.

In the video the audience occupies the role of a voyeur, invited by the artists (Anne and myself) to peer ‘backstage’ into our personal interior spaces while we engage in a virtual presentation about our art. In this role, the audience must negotiate their own curiosity and voyeurism while exploring the boundaries between public and private, truth and fiction.

In addition to the online presentation of this project beginning today, over the coming months there will be announcements of further virtual events and a public program complimenting these works.

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Behind The Screens

For the past 6 weeks, Anne Fehres and I have been part of a virtual residency with SPAR (St. Petersburg Art Residency). During this residency, we have been creating work in response to the theme of ‘The City’. Our response is a new 360-degree video work titled ‘Naked Windows’.

 

Our work was inspired by our experiences during the residency, where we engaged with the curators, guests and other artists entirely virtually. During the many hours of online meetings, in this ‘virtual city’ we found ourselves getting lost in the backgrounds of the participants, with each Zoom meeting becoming a sort of cabinet of curiosities.

 

‘Naked Windows’ is a response to this experience, inviting the audience to peer behind the staged reality of our curated ‘rectangle’ of the virtual meeting. We have created a meta-video work which follows us talking about our art project in a Zoom meeting. Taking place across four rooms in our house, while our virtual background and clothing (from the bottom up) stays constant, the environment outside of this is a surreal world.

 

The work will be released online this coming Friday, alongside the responses of the eleven other artists in the residency.​​

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UPDATE: 'The City' Residency Program // Naked Windows

During May and June, collaborator Anne Fehres and myself, are participating in an online artist residency titled 'The City'. We are currently writing and brainstorming ideas for our final work, with a working title of 'Naked Windows'

 

This work will be an interactive 360° video. The title - Naked Windows - refers to the idea of a house without curtains, a common trait of apartments in Dutch cities. Embracing this idea, in the video the audience will occupy the role of a voyeur, invited by the artists to peer ‘backstage’ into their personal and private interior spaces.

 

You can follow along with our process and find out more about the project on the virtual residency page here. An exhibition for this project will be announced in early July.

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Selection for 'The City' Residency Program with the Goethe-Institut and the St. Petersburg Artist Residencies

During May and June, collaborator Anne Fehres and myself, will be participating in an online artist residency titled 'The City'. We were selected for this residency alongside other artists residing in the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, France, Finland, Italy and Russian Federation.

For the residency we plan to complete a large digital collage animation, around the theme of 'The City'. The exact form and content of this piece will develop throughout the project. The project will last 6 weeks (17 May - 25 June 2021), and will be followed up with an online exhibition (to be opened on 9 July 2021).

The project is co-financed by EUNIC, the European Union National Institutes for Culture, and moreover by the Consulate General of the Netherlands, the Danish Cultural Institute, the Goethe-Institut, the Institut Francais, the Finnish Institute and the Instituto Italiano di Cultura (in St. Petersburg).

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Re-creatie Reinaerde Residency - Audio Tour Map

March 31, 2021:

 

This is the map Anne Fehres and I made for our recent project ‘Talk To Me’. It is an audio tour around the area of De Heygraeff in The Netherlands. In this area we have created five ‘listen locations’, where you will find a local ‘other-than-human’ resident (a mole, pine tree, boom gate, wooden pole or street light), who we have created a fictional conversation with.

By scanning the QR-code at each location, the audience is taken to a webpage where they can listen to a conversation with each resident (approx. 15-20 minutes). In the conversation the audience is encouraged to engage with the local environment in new ways, to hear about their lives and views on the world, but also engage directly with each resident through sight, touch and smell.

The Talk To Me project was created during our residency at Recreatie Reinaerde where we lived and worked in the context of the adult care organisation Reinaerde. As such, many of the ideas and discussions that can be heard in these conversations, relate to our observations and insights from the disability care context.

To help people find the location of each conversation, we have created a map of the area, full of icons. Icons are often used in disability care to help with visual communication with residents, but also all around De Heygraeff environment in the signs communicating places to park, walk, swim, cross the road etc.

The map and conversations are in Dutch. An online video version of each conversation, with English subtitles, will be released soon.

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END PRESENTATION: Re-creatie Reinaerde Residency

March 11, 2021:

 

On the 26th of March, I will be presenting the outcome my artist residency in the 'Re-Creatie' program. Over the past three months I have been working in this program, within the context of Reinaerde, a care organisation in The Netherlands for adults with severe disabilities.

 

The project I have created, alongside collaborator Anne Fehres, is titled 'Talk To Me'. This project is an audio tour, that invites the audience to listen to five audio pieces in around the context of 'De Heygraeff', where Reinaerde is located. Each of these interviews is with a fictional character, that is 'other-than ‘human'. Although absurd and humorous in nature, the topics that each conversation touches upon offer an insight in to some of the many perspectives around the disabled care context.

We will be presenting the outcome of the residency in an online presentation at 15:30-17:00 CEST, on Friday 26th March. The talk will be in partly Dutch and English. If you would like an invite to the online presentation, please get in contact with me here.

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UPDATE: Re-creatie Reinaerde Residency

March 03, 2021:

 

Over the past weekend myself, alongside collaborator Anne Fehres, headed into the studio in The Hague to record five fictionalised ‘interviews’ with five ‘other-than-human’ interviewees. These recordings will be part of our project ‘Talk To Me’, an audio tour around De Heygraeff, launching at the end of March.

 

We have been busy creating these scripts over the past month and a half, as part of the Re-Creatie Artist Residency at Reinaerde, a care organisation in The Netherlands for adults with severe disabilities. In the creation of the series of interviews we have aimed to touch on themes and ideas which relate to this disability context in subtle yet meaningful ways.

 

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Progress: Re-creatie Reinaerde Residency

February 14, 2021:

 

I am currently part way through my Artist-In-Residence in the 'Re-Creatie' program in Woudenberg, The Netherlands. This program brings together the areas of art, social design and reuse in the unique context of the care organisation Reinaerde.

Over the past weeks my collaborator, Anne Fehres, and I have been researching, sound recording and interacting with the community here (as much as is possible during COVID-19 restrictions). 

Over the coming weeks we will be writing and recording our 'interviews', which will be the basis for our project 'Talk To Me' - to be presented at the end of March 2021.

You can follow along more closely to the project on the Facebook page below.

 

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Selection for Re-creatie Reinaerde 2021

January 6, 2021:

 

From January to March 2021 I will be working with Anne Fehres on a new edition of our project 'Talk To Me'. This new edition will occur as part of our selection for the Artist-In-Residence 'Re-Creatie' program in Woudenberg, The Netherlands. This program brings together the areas of art, social design and reuse in the unique context of the care organisation Reinaerde.

 

Our goal in this new edition of the project is to make new connections between this organisation where people with a (severe) mental and physical disability live, and the (recreational) environment around them. As much use as possible will be made of residual materials from the organization and the surroundings. In this way, care for people and material come together in one place: physical and social repair. 

Due to COVID-19 restrictions there will be various challenges and restrictions along the way, however we are very excited to dive in to this new edition of our project in this context.

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Newspaper Release!

December 1, 2020:

 

The News From Home newspaper has arrived. This 16 page newspaper features 52 stories and accompanying collages from the first six locations of this project. After working away digitally on the newspaper for months and the @news_from_home project for over two years, we have just received the final prints in the mail. Thanks to everyone who has purchased a copy, they will be on their journey to you soon!

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BARCELONA - For 'Sounds of our Cities' Project

November 04, 2020

Alongside artist Anne Fehres, I am currently undertaking a residency in Barcelona as part of the SOUNDS OF OUR CITIES project. This is a European project of cultural cooperation based upon research and the transfer of knowledge among the spheres of art, technology and social space. It is led by the City of Roeselare, Idensitat, Dear Hunter and Aalborg Universitet.

The objective is to activate sound art ideas in order to create a story that, from contemporary reality, deals with the concept of "silenced spaces". Taking recall and memory as its point of departure, the project aims to offer a fictional landscape upon which to project various realities, while opening up debate upon current issues.

We will be working on our project 'News From Home' during the residency - capturing various sounds from the local community of Sant Andreu (Barcelona). We will develop an exhibition of our work from this period, to be displayed next year.

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EXHIBITION OPEN!

September 18, 2020:

Today is the opening of 'TASMAN' and exhibition by myself and collaborator Anne Fehres. The works are created out of a variety of eclectic resources from 90s pop culture, internet iconography, stock photography, historical archives and personal images. Each piece in the exhibition consists of hundreds of individual images that have been digitally brought together and later added to with a variety of manual techniques. What emerges from this approach, is a mythology that is full of contradictions and new interpretations, where Abel Tasman remains just as unknowable as ever.

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Talk To Me - Project Opening on Pampus Island, The Netherlands

August 16, 2020:

Over the weekend Anne Fehres and I opened our latest project 'Talk To Me' as part of the exhibition for Het Klimaatmuseum on Fort Island Pampus in The Netherlands.

‘Talk To Me’, is a humorous and thoughtful sound project which aims to explore the possibility for Human communication with the ‘Other Than Human’. It does so through the creation of various absurdist, fictional dialogues with objects/entities.


For the exhibition on Pampus Island we created fictional dialogues with three natural objects on the island - a tree, stone and grass blade. The interactive sound installation takes the audience on a journey through each object's life. The story of each object offers an examination of the human condition, ultimately touching on the basic things that make us who we are and encourage a greater imagination towards the earthly objects all around us.

The audio from this exhibition can be found below.

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Talk To Me - Opening 15th August, Pampus Island, The Netherlands

August 09, 2020

Over the past weeks, I, alongside my collaborator Anne Fehres, have been working on an audio project titled 'Talk To Me' for Het Klimaatmuseum. This project will be opened on Pampus Island, in The Netherlands in the coming week. 'Talk To Me' presents three fictional conversations with objects on this island. Through listening and actively engaging with the conversations presented, this project aims to encourage new perspectives and help build a greater consideration of the natural world around us.

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Selection for ARE Holland Residency Program

August 07, 2020

During July, August and September I will be working at Artist Residency Enschede (ARE), working on a variety of new textile works. These works will be based on Abel Tasman, the Dutch explorer who was the first European to set foot on Tasmania. The results of the residency will be exhibited in the gallery 'Concordia', in Enschede at the end of the residency period.

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ART ON AN ISLAND

July 22, 2020

In August, a new project titled 'Talk To Me' will be exhibited on the Pampus, an island off Amsterdam in The Netherlands. Talk To Me is a sound installation that gives nature on Pampus a voice. What does a tree, stone or blade of grass have to say? Absurd sounds and fictional dialogues make us think about a different, more sustainable world

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I am in a short documentary talking about my project Solidarity Sky

June 16, 2020

I was recently part of a short documentary where alongside my co-creator Anne Fehres I talked about one of my lastest project - Solidarity Sky. In the clip I talk about the inspiration for this project , how it came about and also what I hope to achieve with it.

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New Textile Works - Thanks to Arts Tasmania Funding

June 08, 2020

With assisstance from Arts Tasmania by the Minister for the Arts, I have been able to purchase a variety of textile materials to experiment with. This was as part of The Vita Brown Bequest Bursary.

 

I have been really pleased with the new forms that are starting to appear and the new directions this is pushing my practice. I have been
particularly focusing on experiments with the Japanese practice of ‘boro’. Boro, meaning 'tattered', is the practice of repairing clothes/futons by sewing small pieces of scrap fabric over holes. The results of this experiments will be seen soon!

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News From Home - Pardubice

June 01, 2020

The seventh edition of ‘News From Home’ has just been completed. It took place in Pardubice in The Czech Republic, during May 2020.

During this period we travelled to this community virtually, creating works based on Pardubice as seen through ‘online spaces’. This postcard records this exploration, showing four scenes captured by the artists during a tour of the town through Google Earth.

This work raises the question: is a postcard created without ever visiting a place any less authentic than one created there but only showing it’s idyllic side? It is questions such as this that capture the aim of this project, to encourage alternative stories and representations of communities.

The four main works from the residency will be released in the coming days.

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NEW PROJECT - Solidarity Sky

May 31, 2020

I was able to secure funding from Stroom Den Haag (The Netherlands) this month, to help support the online project Solidarity Sky. Created in collaboration with Dutch artist Anne Fehres, this is a virtual community driven artwork with the aim of bringing people together through sharing personal images of the sky. On the website, users are invited to become the artist in this project, contributing their own ‘piece of sky’ that will join a larger ‘virtual sky’ made up of thousands of images from across the world.

This project is inspired by Anne Frank who, while in hiding from prosecution at the age of 13, wrote in her diary: I looked out of the open window...over all the roofs and on to the horizon, which was such a pale blue that it was hard to see the dividing line. "As long as this exists" I thought, "and I may live to see it, this sunshine, the cloudless skies, while this lasts, I cannot be unhappy"

What she captures in this quote is the power of the sky, despite circumstances, to hold our hopes, dreams and desires. Solidarity Sky aims to build on this sentiment. It intends to encourage creative participation, unite people across real and imagined borders and foster hope through shared visions of something we all hold common – the sky above our heads

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Exhibition Opening - News From Home in Russia

December 24, 2019

On the 24th of December, 2019 I was in Russia to open the exhibition 'News From Home' Petrozavodsk. This project was the work of myself and Anne Fehres (The Netherlands) and consisted of 16 collages and 38 photographs. As part of the opening there was a postcard exchange organised as part of our the project. Forty four locals from Petrozavodsk wrote a message on a postcard designed for this project. These postcards will be sent to to people in 18 different countries around the world including Australia, Japan, Korea, China, Iceland, Finland, Spain, Philippines, India, The Netherlands, Russia, U.S.A, Canada and Indonesia.

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Iceland Group Show - ICEFOLD

November 29, 2019

We have enjoyed our time in Iceland over the past month and it was great to be part of the group show at the SIM Residency Gallery. We decided to show a 'video postcard', which was a new way to experiment with our works. In the future we hope to continue working with the ideas and images we have captured in Iceland, to create prints and postcards.

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Participation in BYOB Festival, Netherlands Film Festival, Utrecht

October 05, 2019:

Last week I participated in the Bring Your Own Beamer (BYOB) Festival in the Netherlands. The festival took place in NicolaiKerk in Utrecht, and involved over 30 individual artists all using moving imagery in some way. During the festival I showed a portion of my previous project 'Phantasm'. This work can be seen on the bottom right of the image, with the church and other pieces in the background. Read more about the festival here: 

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Open Studio

September 21, 2019:

On the 19th of September we held an open studio and artist talk at the Viborg Kunsthal in Denmark. We were really happy with the turn out and recieved some positive comments as well as ideas for our future projects. Our project 'News From Home' is all about the community, so it was great to have so many people connect with our work.

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We're on Russian TV!

July 31, 2019:

Myself and collaborator Anne Fehres held an Artist Talk about our project News from Home at the медиа-центр vыход/ media center vykhod in Petrozavodsk. We had a greataudience and a Russian television station came to film the presentation. This presentation was a good closure for our stay at the Karelian Art Residence. We are leaving with more experiences, lots of stories and we are looking forward to come back for our exhibition in December. 

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Russian Residency

July 16, 2019:

This month I am in Petrozavodsk, Russia, working on my project News From Home. I will spend the month here researching and taking images, before returning here with the finished pieces in late December. I will have a show at Media Center Vykhod in Petrozavodsk, opening on December 24, 2019. More details to come.

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EXHIBITION OPENING IN BERLIN - 31st May

May 29, 2019:

I have an opening coming up very soon in Berlin, for a project called PHANTASM. See the details below.

 

WHEN: Friday 31st May at 7 PM – 10 PM 

WHERE: Hosek Contemporary MS Heimatland / Fisherinsel, 10179 Berlin,

Phantasm is a video art project presenting various surreal scenes that explore the notions of ‘nature’ and ‘the natural’. The audiovisual installation involves multiple video projections in the main exhibition space of Hosek Contemporary, an old cargo boat floating on the River Spree. 

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Artist Residency at Institut für Alles Mögliche in Berlin

Thursday, January 03, 2019

Today I start an artist residency at Institut für Alles Mögliche in Berlin, Wedding. I have started an Instagram page where you can follow my progress in this residency, in the project called 'News From Home'. It's cold so far, but such a creative city to get inspired by.

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Selection in Tasmanian Portraiture Prize

This exhibition will tour three cities in Tasmania. The entry that I had selected can now be found on my main page - 'The Family Photo'. If you are in Tasmania, I hope you can go and check it out!