The second part of this work hanging about one metre below the bag attached to the body. The current name which reflects on what I feel is the clunkiness of the design of many medical devices is pedestrian and the work needs a new name.
What should be simple doesn’t always work that way.
What should be simple doesn’t always work that way (detail), 2023, aluminum gilding and found objects, 150cm(h) x 30 cm x 10cm What should be simple doesn’t always work that way is a work I produced for a show at Articulate Project Space in Sydney, Australia around the theme of connection. For the mechanical connecting [...]
From the New Scientist online from the 28th July 2022 - 'Ultrasound stickers could continuously image internal organs for days'. A team of scientists working across several institutions have made a significant advance in wearable ultrasound devices by developing a way to keep the scanning device attached to the human body. So good on so [...]
New Performative Work – ‘Once upon a Time, Long Ago and Far Away: A Short History of Removal .’
On Saturday April 30 from 5 p.m. at the Rhomboid Studio in Mount Victoria, NSW Australia I'll be presenting a brand new performative work. Its very exciting to have this opportunity to be part of the Lumiere Festival of the Moving Image in Mount Victoria. Below is the link to where you can get tickets [...]
I’m presenting at the Fourth Parse biennial research Conference.
Catch my presentation at the Violence: fourth PARSE biennial research conference at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Blood on Silk Work in Progress – A stop motion set developed for the video work, Medicinae Vehementi. 2021, balsa, galvanised sheet metal, paint, resin and light. The meditative hour-long video work will focus on the emotional landscape of surviving the night, of being deprived of sleep, and of hearing the suffering of others. The [...]
Plague Doll – Covid 19
Kit - cut it out, sew two pieces together, and fill. Size variable.
Article in Nature ‘Pig experiment challenges assumptions around brain damage in people.
Such a complicated relationship with pigs made even more so and with serious implications! https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-01169-8
Sabrina Orah Mark’s monthly column, Happily, reinserts the fairy tale into her contemporary life.
It is a glorious record of the way dreams of a startling academic career, aspirations to be the first or the chosen one, and desires to see all of the everyday as a reference to a fairy tale, smash into the pandemic and motherhood. This is the link to the blog https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/columns/happily/
Blood on Silk: The Violence of Medicine Part VII Being the chosen one or not.
The factors driving the allocation of resources within the medical system is often not obvious or transparent to the outsider, the patient or their family. One area where it is openly acknowledged is in the media coverage of transplant medicine. There it is repeatedly stated that the number of organs donated or supplied is significantly [...]