Simryn Gill – identity and words

Images and extracts from ‘Crackle & Splat,’ essays on contemporary Australian artists, as seen here. ‘As sociologists attest, we are individuated in the production and consumption of infinite differences………… Identity is the accretion of this detail, the array of choices, the intricate web and careful arrangement of one’s stuff, the stories we tell, the things…

Planning and structure – story telling – framing.

A key concern that came up at bootcamp, and has been cropping up in conversations lately, is this idea of telling a story. For the last while I’ve been mulling it over, thinking about the many narratives involved in working. There are stories for ourselves, such as: the idea we have of own practice (motivations,…

Pictures of dogs – the start of Handshake 3

During February the Handshakers gathered in a hot stuffy room to undertake the first major stepping stone for the project – Jewellery bootcamp. The week long event (held in Wellington) enabled us to get an introduction to the project, see presentations of each others work (nearly all of which included an image of the family…