Anxious Creatures

A deck of cards depicting weird creatures having anxious thoughts. They bypass the usual affirmations you find in card decks about mental health to give you a more honest account of how anxious people think.

 

Sold online and at markets around Melbourne, from 2020.
 

The Amazing Painting

Step inside as booth and press a button to watch a painting come alive with sound and light sequences, giving you the spiritual experience of art you have always been told you are supposed to have.

 

Supported by Situate and presented at the Melbourne Fringe Hub 2019. 

The Sublime

An audio-guided journey through an 86,000 sqm quarry in the

Otway Ranges. You listen to two robots tell you about their rehabilitation plan for the land and their distain for the human race. 

 

A collaboration with The Projects and presented during Winter Wild Festival 2018. 

The Sub-committee

Setting up a sub-committee within the City of Kingston Jake Preval, Bridget Balodis and I try to unearth the "gaybourhood" in the local neighbourhood of Moorabbin. 

Presented by the Kingston Arts Centre and Midsumma Festival 2018.

 

Karaoke Nights

On the Melbourne Central shopping centre advertising screen there is a video of myself sleeping, while my shadow lip-sync's to Nat King Coles "When I Fall In Love".

 

Curated by Mars Gallery and presented on Melbourne Central screen. 

The Descent

An ultrasound video showing an undescended testicle being prodded down is turned in to a microcosm seascape, recalling seafaring adventure stories and childhood cartoons.

 

Exhibited at Little Woods gallery during the Gertrude Street Projection Festival 2016. 

Waltz

A projection artwork that plays with refracted and reflected light, referencing the history of cinema, from celluloid to digital. 

Exhibited at Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, George Paton Gallery and as a finalist in the FACT x Channels Video Art Bursary 2015.

 

The Librarian

Real-life librarian Peter Duggan was commissioned a new work uniform to honour his life-commitment to helping people access knowledge.

Exhibited at Melbourne City Library and Docklands Library for Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015. 

 

Biography

Following in the footsteps of my idiotic great-grandfather, who tried to surrender Australia to the Axis Powers during WWII, I got up on my roof and waved a white flag at random planes that flew overhead.

Projected in a laneway, from Ferdydurky Bar. Curated by

Yandell Walton.

 

Australiana

A performance artwork  on a long white plinth, with Torie Nimmervoll, that was 60 hours long, exploring national identity by wearing gold and green uniforms and playing with materials we associate with as being very "Australian".

Exhibited at West Space gallery.

 

Everything is OK

When you hear the mantra "everything is ok" enough times you begin to feel as though maybe everything is not ok. Explored through a series of video artworks and animations.

Exhibited at Paradise Music Festival.

 

Heartbreaker

Young and foolish enough to tie a 10kg weight around my waist and perform weight-throws, I recreated the feeling of having your heart broken, which can feel like a real punch in the guts. 

Exhibited during Midsumma festival, Channels video art biannale and Melbourne Now.