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…

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…

the allure of things

Can form become more precious than material? For the HS3 Frame Galleries exhibit I have combined some of my Kauri Plate pieces, from the Platina show, with 2 new necklaces made from an unknown wooden bowl. My intention was to extend an earlier exploration from Handshake2 that used the same making process, with slight variances,…