detached in the observation of performance

  ‘It was like a movie’ always means something happened, you saw something happen right in front of you in an emotionally charged larger-than-life context. ‘It was like a movie’ can only ever mean that while you’re looking at what’s happening in front of you, you’ve also managed to step back from the experience, you’ve…

Opticks

Jewellery? It’s all in your perspective. The inter-relationships – connections and tensions – between science and art have been an ongoing source of inspiration. Not just the disciplines, their immediate concerns and broader contexts, but also how together they affect the way I think about and operate in the world. My studies in contemporary jewellery…

Wai…

Ko ahau te Wai, Ko te Wai ko ahau.  I am the water and the water is me. I became aware of my need for water whilst traveling overseas. I was doing alot of walking around cities carrying and refilling my bottle along the way. In Rome I discovered the many “nasoni” water fountains with…

the strangeness of things

For some time I have been taking the odd photo of the things that happen  to cross our kitchen table. Living with engineers, the table becomes a place of exchange where objects are traded between us or as a temporary residence for objects; between them having been one thing, like a raw material, and them…