The Anxiety Shop
A shop that sold products about anxiety, bringing together local artists and community to talk about mental health in Melbourne's CBD for four months. The Anxiety shop was a public artwork, a shop, an art installation, a public program and a conversation space.
Supported by the City of Melbourne in 2021-2023.
A Very Merry Complicated Christmas
10 greeting cards for people who have mixed feelings about Christmas and all the social pressure that comes with it. Bright, colourful, sarcastic- wish your loved ones a very merry complicated Christmas.
Sold online and mailed to people in the lead up to Christmas 2020.
A deck of illustrated cards depicting weird creatures experiencing intrusive thoughts. The cards have sold online, in shops, presented as a street poster campaign and as a public artwork in Campbell Arcade.
The project is ongoing, with decks gifted to people whose lives are being affected by OCD and related mental health issues.
The Amazing Painting
Step inside a 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.