Wide Open Road Conversation Series

  Launch 15th February 5-7pm. Castlemaine Senior Citizens Club Mechanics Lane   Throughout 2018 Wide Open Road Art was supported by Mount Alexander Shire council to develop the WORA Conversation series, featuring a range of artists from around the Castlemaine region and further afield. Many have shown with Wide Open Road Art, some are very […]

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A Drowned World

A Drowned World 2018 Dimensions Variable. Paper, Wax, UV Paint, Silicone, Perspex, Sound Victoria College of the Arts – Riding Hall. Photography Simon Strong.   ‘A Drowned World’   My artworks utilise a skilled knowledge of material manipulation, taking common materials to move them through a studied practice of transformation. Scale, surface and form interplay […]

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Session Teaching at Deakin University

This year I am teaching of two seminars in Analogue Photography Year 1 at Deakin University. It is a great opportunity to explore with the students  the basic technical aspects of photography utilising a 35mm camera as well as the broader history and themes of photography as an artistic medium. Daniel Armstrong is the Unit […]

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dead weight

Trocadero Art Space April 4 – April 21 / Gallery TWO Opening 6pm. Wednesday April 4 2018 Artist Talk 4pm April 21   media statement:   …. dead weight ……..…..……. the heavy, unrelieved weight of anything inert …………………… Or …….. institutional and economic governing forces that measure the excess burden created due to loss of […]

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Alternative Destinations – 2017 Castlemaine State Festival

Associated works presented for <the space in between> artist group. Artists include Warwick Baker, Jessie Boylan, Gabrielle Brauer, Domenico de Clario, Tara Gilbee, Zoe Hambleton, Penelope Hunt, Lyndal Jones, Fiona Kennaugh, Tobias Richardson,  Jacques Soddell, Robyn Walton, Hayley West. This project focuses on the energy of enquiry and the spaces of creative practice that broaden beyond the […]

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Big Walk to Golden Mountain

Big Walk to Golden Mountain is one of several national events marking the 160th year of Chinese migration to the goldfields. This month-long project pays tribute to the 500km walking trek from Robe in South Australia to the central Victorian goldfields undertaken by gold seekers from the Guangdong region in China.  Devised by Castlemaine based […]

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