Beget

Beget

For CODA I’ve been exploring ideas around genealogy, genetics and family trees. What kinship do my pieces share with the three original works they are responding to? How many branches of the family tree separate them and what are the different lineages that...
Mind the gap

Mind the gap

The starting point of the work I am going to make for Te Uru is Billy Apple’s The Cut Away. To quote from Te Uru’s website, ‘This is part of an ongoing series, started in the 1970s, in which Apple has critiqued the ways that exhibition spaces...
Pendent opera interrupta

Pendent opera interrupta

A month ago I started a new job. For four weeks I have been in full-time training which has meant that any progress on my Handshake work has been unwillingly short-changed. For four weeks I have been coming home during the week and slumping on the sofa. staring...
Dialogue and Response

Dialogue and Response

Handshake 5 kicked off with an intense four day workshop run by Roseanne Bartley at Te Auaha.  I’m still processing that workshop so am not able to fully analyse its impact on my practice. Suffice to say, it was enjoyable, invigorating, convivial and thought...

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