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…

Lantern Season is over…for this year

Since returning from the  Bird Lab Residency is Sweden I have been deep in lantern land. First the Lismore Lantern Parade This year we celebrated the 20th anniversary of this fabulous event. and then INTO THE LIGHT – Cycles of Change. This was the 4th year for INTO THE LIGHT, which started in response to the 2009 Black Saturday fires. Each year we have reflected on the process of healing and with a group of local artists,designed an event in response to where the community is at now. It is a very special event. I feel privileged to be part of it…

something …..

I have been playing with a few new ideas here at Bird Lab. Layers of paper and frayed fabric. I’m not quite sure about them yet…. Whether I need to do something else… (another layer? shellac?) or well something else…. Maybe they would be better on a light box or in a lantern so you can see the textures of the paper… there is something about them i like.. a lot and something about them isn’t quite right yet….. (the photos don’t show very well the different textures in the paper back ground… but also a lot of the texture…

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…