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The blog began for my Master of fine Art course -  as a cataloguing of various artists' work. 

July 7, 2019

There are times like these, in which I'm in a constant dream state.

It is as though I'm working in my sleep and sleeping in my days.

Its not what you think.

It isn't madness or vague daydreaming or a dullness.

It is a kind of aliveness, but not in the sense of the external...

June 28, 2019

“We are talking about Syria and Australia. We say that we have all the same sky. Blue sky.” Issa

It all began whilst attending a Melbourne Arts Festival theatre piece called "The Money". 

The event was almost entirely 'performed' by the audience.

The theatre troupe v...

May 12, 2019

Dear Bill,

I am 47 year old woman in my first semester of a law degree.

I am also a mother of an 11 year old.

The sole reason I study law is to do more to help humanity stop killing itself.

I don’t normally take much notice of politics, which has utterly failed humanity fo...

December 9, 2018

I woke from a dream, which I remember nothing about, but was left with thoughts about my maternal grandfather, who I recently worked out was fighting in the Air Force as part of WWII at the time when my mother was in her mother’s womb.I found his war medals and a littl...

October 22, 2018

Monday. First day of the working week. The Spirit of Tasmania ferry arrived in to Port Melbourne, as expected. My waking was met with thoughts about Queenstown and the memory of my time there and the welling up of feelings of wanting to live there. Even though I slept...

July 11, 2018

It's tricky.... writing.

Because I'm inclined to be truthful.

But sometimes that involves information which includes others.

Those that are, or have been close to me. In my life. 

For what is life, but the summation of relationships?

With self, with others, with place, with...

October 27, 2017

Can one own a river?

Apparently Melbourne Water own it.

And who owns Melbourne Water?

Can anyone every actually own anything? Ever?

What could be more useful than clean water?

I feel like, after living by it for around six years, I have grown a sense of belonging to the Mon...

May 25, 2017

Tying all of Cage’s life work together, including the visual, is the Zen principle of non-attachment (Nekkhamma). Chance operations offered a path of “right intention” for Cage to relinquish control over his compositions, releasing its expressive possibilities into the...

May 25, 2017

"Paul Villinski was born and raised in Maine before moving to New York City in 1982. He received a BFA from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in 1984.

A pilot of sailplanes and paragliders himself, Villinski includes many indications of soaring fli...

May 25, 2017

Title: Too much - Too much

Artist: Thomas Hirschhorn
Venue: Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle
Date: October 3 – December 5, 2010
Images courtesy of Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle
http://www.contemporaryartdaily.com/2010/10/thomas-hirschhorn-at-museum-dhondt-dhaenens/

Below...

May 25, 2017

One of the artists mentioned in my recent crit session for the installation "Leave(s)" was Jim Lambie. Although our works look completely different and we're doing different things, the artist came up after the question around whether or not I had included too many wor...

May 23, 2017

Images: http://davidshrigley.com/

I suppose you could say you know when I'm making a sculpture of a woman doing a poo (laughs) thats something you know "it's very much about the human condition ladedadeda"... but there's also something obviously very childish about it a...

May 23, 2017

"Samnang cow taxi moves sand" 2014

Video

Political Acts: Pioneers of Performance Art in Southeast Asia

Arts centre Victoria

Curator of "Political Acts: Pioneers of Performance Art in Southeast Asia", Dr Steven Tonkin, writes in the exhibition catalogue, Samnang "is one of...

May 23, 2017

Moe Satt

"Hands Around in  Yangon, 2012

Video

Shown as part of exhibition:

"Political Acts: Pioneers of Performance Art in Southeast Asia"

Victorian Arts Centre

According to Dr Steven Tonkin, who writes in the book accompanying the exhibition, "Political Acts: Pioneers of P...

May 23, 2017

www.kaceywong.com

I particularly like his mobility works. 

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