Another year ends…

A regular end of year ritual of mine is to flick through my diary and remind myself what it is I did for the year, before writing  the new dates and appointments into the next diary. Yes am still using a physical paper diary. I see the benefit of the digital diary but I am attached to the physical page turning, the hand scrolled entries and maybe even the regular panic about having lost it for a few days! This is what the list looked like… (The entry with the circle was a  long weekend we took to NZ to…

Contained

In January I took up a fellow artists offer to make an installation in a shipping container. WildWildGoose Contained was a 3 month residency by Dagmara in 2 shipping containers next to the Maribrynong Rver in Footscray (Melbourne) Check put the other work that was created in this space on the Facebook page Wildwildgoosecontained On the overpass bridge next to the container are two enormous pasted up photos of Uncle Larry, gently watching over us, and those who pass by. Across the river a depot of shipping containers a 24 hour flow of trucks and cranes Next to us a…

i stood in the studio

for the first time in a long time I stopped and stood in the studio instead of passing through on my way from brushing teeth to sleep I stood thinking i was only going to stand and feel the breath  of the space upon my skin and to think about maybe one day soon But the breath turned to a breeze and before i knew a night dance had begun moving me through space folding, falling, expanding, contracting a hidden story emerging from muscles and bone relief flooded me like when on old friend you thought you would never see…

May showing

In January, when i was looking at my year ahead, i made a commitment to show some work in May. Life, and work as it tends to do took me in a slightly different direction, On the day i booked a gallery, i was also offered a tour to the USA with Polyglot Theatre, needless to say i took the job and i leave on Wednesday. I did install the work into the studio one friday night and had a play with a couple of friends and….. and made a short video and here it is my May showing……. into…