I now have my first ongoing work in Melbourne, which is extremely exciting to me. The job is as one of the Events Assistants at Glen Eira City Council.
It’s good for getting me out of the house and away from gmail
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. “
“Art is only a means to life, to the life more abundant. It is not in itself the life more abundant. It merely points the way, something which is overlooked not only by the public, but very often by the artist himself. In becoming an end it defeats itself. “
- Henry Miller
October has been a big month of travel for me (with large periods of no Internet access). The first six days I spent in Alice Springs at the biennial Regional Arts Australia conference, then I was on Flinders Island for a week and then King Island for two weeks.
I’d never been to Alice Springs before, [...]
I made this brooch as a Secret Santa gift for a colleague at Tasmanian Regional Arts. It is the best thing I’ve made in years.
Materials: blue anodized safety pin, white plastic flower shaped button bound to pin with blue anodized wire; two silver wires suspended from pin ending with pink star-shaped shell beads and a [...]
“It is not necessary that you leave the house. Remain at your table and listen. Do not even wait, be wholly still and alone. The world will present itself to you for its unmasking, it can do no other, in ecstasy it will writhe at your feet.”
Franz Kafka, quoted from the album sleeve of B(if)tek’s [...]