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Nests and Basket Weaving

2017-02-27T15:02:29+10:00

Nests and Basket Weaving Always collection and weaving, whenever a spare minute arises. Its a lovely way to pass the time at a park or school drop off and pick up. Creating something small that is portable and the material comes from the local environment means I am never without my work. The nests create a bit of order in the chaos, and have so many metaphors I am constantly entertained by their stories. Trying to honour and use the materials that are in our daily life to create awareness of the discarded throw away components that exist in this [...]

Materials of Place

2017-02-27T15:02:29+10:00

MATERIALS OF PLACE EXHIBITION CONTINUES NOW SHOWING: The Design Co-Op WHERE: 14 Mary Street, Noosaville, Qld FROM: Tuesday 24th June 2014 7 Days 9am-5pm ORIGINAL ARTIST IN RESIDENCY: June 2014 WHERE: The Cooroora Institute, Cooroy, Qld, AUSTRALIA WHAT: Exhibition, Artist Talk and Facilitated Masterclass As the Winter artist in Residence at The Cooroora Institute, this body of work records the story of place, by collecting windfall from the surrounding plants and using them to make images on fabric the stories that are part of the landscape emerge. The images recorded are not an obvious reproduction of the visual aspects that [...]

Place and Time

2017-02-27T15:02:29+10:00

The recording of place and time by collecting windfall from the surrounding plants and using them to make images on fabric helps me make sense of where I belong, and of the stories that are part of that. The images that I record are not an obvious reproduction of the visual aspects that you see, they record the essence of what has happened there, both in the now and the history of the place. What has been introduced to the garden, unwanted weeds and the original habitat, it documents what was in abundance and what was falling off, the season, [...]

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