Art and about

I like to walk, I see more that way. If you go by bus, the route you takes determines what you might encounter. If you drive you need to concentrate on what you’re doing. Walking allows the freedom to go where you want, see what interests you.   These are chance glances, I hope youContinue reading “Art and about”

A bit about me

I’m a photographer – artist with a Degree and Post Graduate Diploma in visual art from Sydney College of the Arts at University of Sydney. I live in Newtown, Sydney, with lots of other queers. I was born in Kings Cross in 1939 and have lived in Sydney ever since. I read this somewhere andContinue reading “A bit about me”

Trashin’ Fashion (a zine)

I worked for a long time in the fashion industry – women’s undergarments, better known now as intimate apparel. I worked in manufacturing, wholesale, retail and marketing. I thought of it as flogging bras and girdles, a rag trade version of being a fitter and turner. I maintain an interest, though possibly a jaundiced view.

The phone is my darkroom

When I was a child there was no phone in our home. When I graduated from art college there were no mobile/cell phones. I have always been interested in exploring technological advances and how they might encourage me to broaden my art practice. These advances have been a bonus for me as I have aContinue reading “The phone is my darkroom”

Artspeak didn’t satisfy but the trees did.

March is Art Month here in Sydney. There are gallery tours, studio tours and talks aplenty. Last evening I attended a debate in Kings Cross (as part of the Art Month program) called Contemporary Art Is A Joke. I have no view as to whether or not contemporary art, as a whole, is a joke.Continue reading “Artspeak didn’t satisfy but the trees did.”