Palimpsest, opens 19th September 2020 at Defiance Gallery, Mary Place, Paddington, Sydney The title for this show comes from the noun. a manuscript on which two or more successive texts have been written, each one being erased to make room for the next. Palimpsest sums up the layered nature of the process of the paintings […]
Over most of 2019 I made “r”, an abstracted hand drawn portrait film of a friend to explore feelings of world weariness. For “r” I wanted the line quality to be energetic and spontaneous. However, dynamic drawing is not an easy fit with animation as this medium requires meticulous and minimal transitions between each image. […]
In April 2017 I was granted an arts residency in Hong Kong with the Nock Art Foundation for two months. While in Hong Kong I sought out both traditional and contemporary Chinese Calligraphers. The Calligraphers whom I met generously shared their ideas, knowledge and philosophies about their painting and calligraphy. Their passion and dedication to […]
Flux is available in a limited edition of 60 hand bound, signed portfolios, 125 x 185 x 22 mm. Each portfolio contains a high definition digital film on a custom made USB as well as 5 fold-out stills. Price:$900. Flux is also available in an edition of 200 USB drives. Price:$90.
Flux combines manual drawing with digital technology to create a film of irregular mark making. The images were triggered by music and nature and then interpreted back into sound by the sound artist, Micheal Harding for the sound track. Flux took one year to trial new mediums and ideas, then a second year to draw […]
My interest to make moving images came from watching films as a child, especially the Canadian animated films. In 1978 at art school I took part in a film making workshop using the simple process of drawing and redrawing on a single sheet of thick paper with several students. This led me to interpret a […]