At the point of a knife

Transform the world

You know that nice warm feeling you get when you give someone a really awesome present? That’s what this post is about. The complexities of gift giving are something we … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

A bit sheepish

It has been a long, long time since I published any writing or work here, but I think it’s time. Do you remember in Harry Potter when Harry discovers the … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Missing: Concentration, if found please return to Old O Block

Dale Frank, Abbasid of the little use and of little wonder, 2008, acrylic varnish on linen, 180 x 180 cm Recently the pressure to say and write good words and … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

I got nothin

It’s a lovely sunny Saturday here in Dunedin, and it was started off in the best way possible: a sleep in, followed by a really interesting talk at the Blue … Continue reading

October 19, 2013 · 2 Comments

When the land is dark, and the moon is the only thing you’ll see

You know that jittery-anxious feeling in the pit of your stomach when you start to see time slip by way too fast and it’s all out of control and suddenly … Continue reading

October 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Take a step back and look around

This afternoon, for the first time this semester, I managed to take a look at all my work together outside of my studio. This is an edited version of eight … Continue reading

September 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

then someone starts to sing

Now take a look at what you see Do a little walking in your sleep All around the garden shoots of green All around the world are human beings they’re … Continue reading

August 25, 2013 · 1 Comment

No Pressure|Yeah Right

    The good: thought I had nothing to show for 4 week’s work, turns out I did at least 70 drawings/paintings The bad: may have spent the last 3 … Continue reading

August 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

The post that took a week to write

There’s a fantastic phenomenon in learning that feels a bit like connecting dots, when various snippets of seemingly unrelated information suddenly link up. Occasionally this is called a lightbulb moment, … Continue reading

August 9, 2013 · 3 Comments

Critiquing the Critic

Last night the student fundraiser exhibition Don’t Stop! kicked off fabulously here at Dunedin School of Art. The graduating year group that I’m part of were invited to use the … Continue reading

August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

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