Archive for December, 2012

Year of the Bird exhibition

December 18th, 2012  |  Published in exhibitions, practice  |  Leave a comment

Birds have featured throughout the shroud project creating ghostly images.
The exhibition is at Maitland Regional Gallery

Blessing 2011

'Blessing' magpie, rabbit skin glue, ochre, charcoal, aquarelle and cotton stitching on canvas

Sewing or adding ochres changes the representation.
This is a delicate negotiation, adding one element may detract from the indexical power of the bodily stain.

Studio Process

December 5th, 2012  |  Published in practice  |  Leave a comment

Laden with materia prima in the form of sacred ochres from Around Australia and a funerary cloth holding the bodily pigments of a chough and starling, I bring them into dialogue through painting process.