my review of hiroshi sugimoto’s ‘faraday cage’

read my review of ‘Faraday Cage’ published in Real Time Arts, July 2010

part of the 17th biennale of sydney, sugimoto’s project is a site-specific installation located within a decommissioned power station on cockatoo island…

this short video I made of my visit gives a sense of the work, and . . . → Read More: my review of hiroshi sugimoto’s ‘faraday cage’

bldgblog and ‘crypto-forestry’

I’ve been a long-time reader of geoff manaugh’s inspiring BLDGBLOG and a recent post therein exploring aspects of urban environments I’ve long found fascinating prompted me to emerge from the virtual shadows and jump into the ‘crypto-forestry’ image pool geoff spawned on flickr…

So, I’ve spent the past couple of evenings trawling . . . → Read More: bldgblog and ‘crypto-forestry’

17th biennale of sydney at cockatoo island

saturday, 29 may 2010 – it’s been raining for the past couple of weeks here in sydney, so on a decidedly bleak overcast morning, decided to take the ferry out to cockatoo island in the harbour to have a wander around the temporary colony of contemporary art projects…

the island is an . . . → Read More: 17th biennale of sydney at cockatoo island

ian andrews performance

25 march 2010 – wandered over to wilson street gallery in newtown to hear a talk by long-time experimental music and video maker ian andrews…

I’ve always appreciated ian’s critical and creative take on media – this performance was curiously meditative for me, having spent so many years working with loops, digital editing . . . → Read More: ian andrews performance

gyuto monks at bondi pavilion

sunday 31 january 2010 – spent the day down at bondi beach pavilion where the gyuto monks of tibet have been in residence since january 19, presenting a program of public talks, meditation, art classes and other buddhist cultural activities. At the centre of the program was the careful creation of a large . . . → Read More: gyuto monks at bondi pavilion