A Heide Installation

A Heide Installation

Photograph courtesy of the artist. Sometimes I seek out works of art and other times a little invitation appears in my inbox, drawing me in to the ‘next big thing’. This one came via Heide Museum of Modern Art, letting me know of a recently installed...
Jesse Marlow

Jesse Marlow

Jesse Marlow, Aerial, 2012, Pure pigment print, edition of 10. © the artist and Anna Pappas Gallery I don’t think I’ve mentioned my somewhat tenuous interest in sailing… from a previous life.  At my first glimpse of Aerial (above), I saw...
Australian Tapestry Workshop- humming

Australian Tapestry Workshop- humming

You might remember the Australian Tapestry Workshop exhibition at the Manningham Gallery. I enjoyed it so much that I couldn’t wait to head south to see the Workshop itself in full swing.  To say I had the best time just doesn’t adequately tell...
Melbournalia

Melbournalia

Melbournalia is a souvenir shop with a difference. Along with three other like minded Melbournians, fashion and marketing guru Alasdair Mackinnon set about putting together retail outlets selling souvenirs “that have some of the city’s soul”....
Julia Messenger CD Launch

Julia Messenger CD Launch

Photograph by Peter Van der Veer, courtesy of Julia Messenger¬© Here’s the scoop! Yesterday I met the lovely singer songwriter Julia Messenger at her favourite coffee house (the Pope Joan Cafe) in Brunswick, to talk about the launch of her new CD “Live at...