What we bring back, Sydney 2018

All works are available to view at my Wellington Studio on Vivian St. Please email me to make a time and come visit! What we bring back AirSpace Projects and Gallery, (Deep Space gallery), Sydney, 2 – 18th August 2018 What is deep space? This show suggests it is the place we go to as…

Free download PDF of We Don’t Have to Be The Building publication

In 2017 I made a publication about We Don’t Have to Be The Building, a major public art installation shown on Courtenay Place, Wellington, in 2016. The work was made to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Homosexual Law Reform this year, and looked at the past, present & future of queer female sexualities and activism….

Open studio 24th Feb in Wellington

  I have been offered a solo show in Sydney in August 2018. This will be my first solo show in Australia, and a wonderful opportunity to share my practice with curators, gallerists and a new audiences. I’ve been invited to give two artist lectures, and plan to show new sculptures and drawings as precious…

Clubs

I’m putting together some thoughts and works for a show to fundraise for Wellington Sexual Abuse HELP, working with survivors of sexual abuse and their whanau. I’m writing labels, and thinking / feeling through these works: All of my Club works were made in response to the violence and abuse that we experience on the…

New publication – the process

I am working on this new publication about We Don’t have to Be The Building. It will be produced as loose leaf pages, so that people can have artwork on their walls for $40. It’s always important to me that folk can access my work on a variety of levels, so this is part of…

Things repeat, in good ways

I’m in the process of making my second publication about a project. Both of them have been to do with buildings, and process, and how to create and hold things together. The first, a physical building, the second, the building we make together by how we stick together. The structures that we form through solidarity,…

Sculpture magic

I have been trying to figure out what the function of these objects is. Outside a gallery, outside. Close to a body, yours and mine. I lent some sculptures to a theatre group for a piece they were making. They came to my studio, and when I saw them cradle these objects, a flash of…

Pre-sales of We Don’t Have to Be The Building publications

‘We Don’t Have to Be the Building’ (2016) researched diverse community stories about sexuality and activism, resulting in assemblage art and writing in the lightboxes on Courtenay Place, Wellington. I’m now creating a beautiful publication that you can own and put on your wall, and keep to remember, or get to know the project. It…

Intention

Intention Why we do a thing. What we mean to do. The reasons that unfold as we do it. Intention is not always clear to an artist. Sometimes it is more of an energy, a will to discover, create or express. Other times it’s like an itch, or irritation that drives a form of exploration…