One of the millennial gifts of art is that it sends people off on their own journey because there’s no correct way of looking at a photograph, just like there’s no correct way to listen to Mozart. All photography is evidence of something but you also have to go beyond that prescriptive thing you have… Continue reading Bill Henson Quote
My humble little publication, ‘What’s the ugliest part of your body?’, arrived today. Seven days earlier and it would have made the NGV Art Book Fair. Ah well, contact me if you want a copy.
The annual Art Book Fair at the National Gallery of Victoria, this year is barely a week away. Melbourne Photobook collective’s publicity is ramping up. I have made one blog post on the MPC’s website about one of the 2 publications I plan exhibiting; and hopefully selling at the fair. I am anxiously awaiting the arrival… Continue reading Zine or Book?
I have a real hate love hate relationship with TV. In our house free to air TV has become background noise, I love my mute button on my remote. At its finest it educates and entertains efficiently. At its worst TV is… derided for its shallowness, for its crass commercialism, for the way it celebrated conformity… Continue reading TV!
The summer holidays is a time to dip into my extensive photobook library. Or even just my library. Sadly this year my books are packed away for the duration of the renovation we are having built for us at the moment. Since packing up I have bought 3 books and also kept a handful of texts… Continue reading Currently Reading*
I have a second method of creating abstract photo based imagery using chance. It’s much more random and requires space and time to drive and wave a camera around at the same time. The results can be beautiful but harder to achieve than the other method. The main differences are I use a flash and… Continue reading Abstractions & Chance II