Photography, sculpture and other miscellaneous 'art'. In comes that incredibly irritating question that contemporary art lecturers enjoy asking, "what is art?". As for my latest answer? I'll fill that in later when I get around to it.... Paintings and drawings still need to dug out of my storeroom and digitised for web presentation.

 
uni random

University of Sydney - Sydney College of Arts

 

Year: 2001-2004

 

Title: Random Uni Photography

 

Description:

Miscellaneous unsorted photography taken somewhere around 2001-2004 on B&W film. Gallery currently only works in Firefox3, IE8 and Google Chrome.

 

water

University of Sydney - Sydney College of Arts

 

Title: water

 

Year: 2002

 

Medium: house paint, wood, plastic & water

 

Description:

Installation representing water. Entire wall painted blue with canvas attached to the base, extending 1.5m outwards on to the floor allowing smooth continuity. 3 rectangular white plinths loosely placed on the canvas giving the illusion of icebergs. Plastic buckets in the same blue colour as the wall placed on top of each plinth and filled with water. Photographs lost, only 3D mock-up available.

 

University of Sydney - Sydney College of Arts

 

Title: at the table

 

Year: 2002

 

Medium: Digital & printed on 11"x16" Ilford B&W paper

 

Description:

Originally a website to show a portion of a staged photographic series focusing on the contradiction in apparel and dining habits. How the people dressed in business attire have bad table manners etc. Original website no longer exists, remaining files has errors with over 200 broken image links... so a few photographs from the series are displayed.

 

University of Sydney - Sydney College of Arts

 

Title: Scots

 

Year: 2002

 

Medium: Digital & printed on A3 300gsm paper

 

Location: The Scots College, Sydney

 

Description:

Cultural research photography, photographic documentary of subculture. Documenting the general school atmosphere of the high school I attended. Click thumbnail for the rest.

 

Title: Travel

 

Year: 2002

 

Medium: Digital & printed on A3 300gsm paper

 

Location: Sydney & Melbourne International Airports

 

Description:

Photographic documentary attempting to capture the atmosphere of air travel. Quite a disaster this project, airport security and so on wouldn't permit photographing in certain areas, and also caught the next flight back to Sydney. Click thumbnail for the rest of the photographic set.

 

University of Sydney - Sydney College of Arts

 

Title: The Street

 

Year: 2002

 

Medium: Digital & printed on A3 300gsm paper

 

Location: Sydney CBD

 

Description:

Street photography - selected images from the series studying the quietness in the city during certain hours on a working day. Click thumbnail for the rest of the photographic set.

 

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The Scots College - Sydney

 

Title: untitled

 

Year: 1998

 

Medium: white clay

 

Project/Description:

Clay sculpture of a white elephant sleeping on a lotus leaf, situated in a large sculpted basin. Procelain lotuses surrounded the underside of the leaf. Edge of basin deeply engraved with traditional Thai motifs of the lotus. Final high school year project, part of pair with the winged elephant.

*broken to pieces due to transportation from final year exhibition hall and probably now crushed under some Sydney garbage site, photographs lost due to old computer error.

 

no sample

The Scots College - Sydney

 

Title: untitled

 

Year: 1998

 

Medium: wood, white clay, plaster & wire mesh

 

Project/Description:

Porcelain sculpture of a winged white elephant with gilt tusks, (wings constructed of wooden pieces gilded with gold leaf), placed upon a "broken" greco column and suspended by fishing line from the ceiling. Final high school year project, part of pair with the sleeping elephant.

*broken to pieces due to transportation from final year exhibition hall and probably now crushed under some Sydney garbage site, photographs lost due to old computer error.

 

The Scots College - Sydney

 

Title: untitled

 

Year: 1997

 

Medium: various

 

Project/Description:

Sculpture (including base) made from wood. Every individual "feather" piece cut with a jigsaw and assembled with a glue gun. Wings coated with clear lacquer, base painted with powder blue and white acrylic. Inspiration from the Winged Nike or Victory or whatever it is called in the Louvre.

 

 

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