In an ideal world, I did find, breathing within a warehouse in Abbotsford, an exhibition that explored the rich world of our human senses. I wanted to be made more aware of all the ways that we engage with the world sensually. As it was, it was an audio-visual performance in two parts. And I [...]
I am not sure I have really nailed it, to be honest. And right now, my mind feels like it has been grinding through concrete. Maybe it is the music! There is a mindfulness to artmaking, or at least a patience and perseverance. This work took quite a long time to produce, but it was [...]
This is what the subconscious of a person who has reached the limit of social connection for one day looks like in art. And so she withdraws into artwork and writing and tea. The colours remind me of education, pure and simple. They represent the colours of school from childhood. The epitome and rock bed [...]
Alexander Calder (1898 - 1976) is known as the artist who brought motion to sculpture. He is responsible for inventing the mobile. Calder produced artwork in numerous different mediums, from drawing, painting, sculpture and set design for music and dance productions. He also created monumental urban sculptures that were commissioned worldwide. This exhibition Calder - [...]
I wish you guys were at the amazing Love and the Moon event at Scienceworks last night! I think you would have loved it! What the website fails to mention I think is this whole amazing exhibition upstairs that completely blew me and Bella's minds. To be true, the huge model of the moon (on [...]
Every nap, and every walk, and every piece of art I look at out there in the world today helps me to get closer to myself and closer to a more rational state of mind. Colours become just visual, without any metaphor behind them. I find my peace of mind slowly.
Do you remember the movie Dirty Dancing? I listened to the soundtrack again a year or so ago. At the time, it reminded me of Turtle. Recently I heard a song from the soundtrack on the local radio station here (2EC). I really love that radio station, I have to say. I think they do [...]
The Centre for Contemporary Photography (CCP) on George Street in Collingwood, currently has an exhibition of vintage photography and collage from the artist John Stezaker, entitled: 'Lost World'. The work plays with vintage Hollywood stills that John Stezaker finds offline. He is particularly interested in images from C grade films, or those which did not [...]