A series of unique photographic salt prints that engage with the history of industrial salt extraction and the geological time of an ancient inland sea. The salt functioning as sensor, image and material ground for the work.
Comprising a number of different works produced for Spectral Ecologies. These works retrace the journeys taken by Nulty’s Pictures, a traveling cinema circuit, using photography, video, archival material, walks and public discussion.
A collaborative research project and exhibition exploring the changing technologies of cinema as a method for creating and perceiving the worlds that surround us. Responding to the Mallee, a semi-arid region of south-east Australia.
This series seeks to make perceptible what is beyond the limits of human vision, that which exists within the geological temporality of deep-time. Each photograph framed in almost complete darkness, producing a non-human vision...
An exploration into dark/dirty ecology in the far-north town of Nikel in Russia. Produced while participating in an art and research project that brought artists, philosophers and environmental researchers together in the Arctic Circle.
Gas is a series of photographic images visualising the continuing life of disused gas stations in America, Australia and the UK. All discovered while on the way to some place else.
A large photographic project that produced a visual typology of the cultural and historic context of rural cinema in Australia. The images accentuate the dominating force of landscape - both economically and climatically.
SPECTRAL CONJURING OF A CINEMATIC PRESENT
Part of a photo-essay that appears in The Cinemas Project Book, visualising many of the spectral spaces of cinema.
Parallax Shifts: In Search of Imagined Landscapes
Comprising four related projects that engage with issues of cultural geography, myth and the representations of place and history in the American Southwest.
The Cinemas Project
A curatorial framework and commissioning of major, new contemporary artworks exploring the spaces of cinema in regional Victoria, Australia.
Rather than focusing on images of the cinemas or the films they screened, this photographic project looks to the archive and the tangible remains that are left behind: the manila folders that contain architect reports...
ISLINGTON’S LOST CINEMAS
Islington’s Lost Cinemas uses photography, cultural memory and archives to unearth, collect and illuminate the multiple histories and present-day realities of cinema in the London Borough of Islington.
The internal structure or material of film is taken up in the film and sculptural installation, Film. The installation points to pre-cinema technology, housed within a contemporary version of Thomas Edison’s Kinetoscope.
Picture Has Not Been Checked
The changing life of film is taken up in this artists’ book, which results from collecting recycled film images found on eBay. A new lease of life is given to these films where they become valued commodities traded through digital networks.
Forgotten Futures: modernist architecture of the british seaside town
A series of large-format photographs that produce a typology of modernist (circa 1930’s) architecture found in British seaside towns
Traversal – Second Passage
Using still photographs to capture movement and duration this work addresses both the overwhelming nature of the Australian landscape and the compulsion we have to map landscape as a way to both possess and comprehend it.
Traversal – First Passage
The film Traversal – First Passage is a recording of the artist's journey across Australia (travelling from the bottom to top and back again) viewed out a train window while searching for a relationship with the land traversed.
Olympic Changes: an inadequate document of life
Olympic Changes: an inadequate document of life is an experimental film that takes the analogue photograph as its source and transforms the still-ness of photography into the dynamic movement of film.