We’re not in Kandos anymore! How art transformed an out of luck town.

By Nick Galvin JULY 21, 2022, Sydney Morning Herald. Kandos, about an hour north-west of Lithgow, is a pretty quiet town – doubly so since its main employer, the cement works and quarry, closed its doors in 2011. The second hammer blow came in 2015 when the nearby Chambon coal mine also shuttered. But this particular morningContinue reading “We’re not in Kandos anymore! How art transformed an out of luck town.”

… HOW MUCH CAN ONE MOTHER EARTH TAKE BEFORE THE WOUND IS TOO DEEP?… X

Going Home, 2020, Collaborating Editor: Riley Jones. As the plastix hits, I weep for us all my children. Please come sit by me… Hold my hand a while…? My heart is wounded and laden. I pray I am not losing faith but I feel an indescribable pull… As the plastic hits, I feel different… Where canContinue reading “… HOW MUCH CAN ONE MOTHER EARTH TAKE BEFORE THE WOUND IS TOO DEEP?… X”

INDUSTRIAL PLASTIX: WHOSE SIN IS IT ANYWAY…?

Collaborating Editor: Jesse Tyssen, 2020. Welcome ! Welcome! Sister GlitterNullius reporting to you! I’ve been out and about investigating where we might find some absolution for our plastic-waste sins and whether it really is a matter of individuals’ digressions or is a higher power calling the shots? Perhaps my children we can consider the industriesContinue reading “INDUSTRIAL PLASTIX: WHOSE SIN IS IT ANYWAY…?”

LOVE YOU MISS YOU CEMENTA21… X

Hello my children! Come my children, come! I miss you, even though you haven’t happened yet!So sad about the news to have to postpone Cementa21! But next year will be more resilient and fabulous than ever! If soil is land and land is place and we all belong to the land, the place we missContinue reading “LOVE YOU MISS YOU CEMENTA21… X”

CASULA POWERHOUSE ARTS CENTRE: ONLINE, COLLECTION HIGHLIGHTS!

Hold on, 1998, pastel on paper, (73x55cm unframed), Winner: Maria Locke Acquisitive Award 1998, Mil-Pra AECG Aboriginal Art Award & Exhibition, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre & Just Don’t Let Go, 1998, pastel on paper, (73x54cm), Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre Collection,Mil-Pra AECG Aboriginal Art Award & Exhibition, 1998, Links: https://collection.casulapowerhouse.com/objects/50/hold-on, https://collection.casulapowerhouse.com/objects/62/just-dont-let-go. Hello again! First things first, I am absolutelyContinue reading “CASULA POWERHOUSE ARTS CENTRE: ONLINE, COLLECTION HIGHLIGHTS!”

THE 7 DEADLY SINS… THE CURE IS HERE MY CHILDREN!

Welcome, welcome! Come in, it is lovely to be with you again! I have turned to our Lords’ word to bring you the cure for our plastix-waste sins! Gather in, come close my children! Collaborating Editor: Jesse Tyssen, 2020. Acedia: Work for the good of others my children, lest thee be thrown into snake pits! Luxuria: Chastity,Continue reading “THE 7 DEADLY SINS… THE CURE IS HERE MY CHILDREN!”