As had boats brought my parents to Australia so too had they carried hundreds of Hazara men, women and children who sought asylum here. I had the good fortune to work with some of them, to produce a mixed media installation which has brought me back to my outer western Sydney homeland.
Youngok 'Victoria' Lee is a composer, artist, dreamer and larrikin. Just before I'd arrived in Vienna Victoria wrote via LinkedIn inviting me to a performance of her new work. I was unable to attend given my schedule at the time was nothing short of, well, full. Some how we kept in touch and with my … Continue Reading ››
It was a good 10 years or more since I'd last met, or rather, first met Flo (aka Florian Prix) in Vienna. I recall us talking about the boots I was wearing at the time. A pair of black stub-toed Doc Martins I'd found in Hong Kong. The boots are long worn out, in fact, at least … Continue Reading ››
End of May I leave for my final appointment as Board member of the Association for Progressive Communications . That's pretty much 25 years of voluntary work with this unique and tireless organisation. I think I've been on the Board for three terms now, the last two as Secretary. At recent meetings … Continue Reading ››
The Light Show is a documentary about legendary projection artist Hugh McSpedden with an original soundtrack by Sun-Bus-5 performed at the 2012 Melbourne Fringe. In 1968 Australian projection artist Hugh McSpedden began shooting 8mm film. By the 1970s his films magnified into large scale projections using as many as 45 or … Continue Reading ››