I'm excited to be doing a minimalist, temporary and (I hope) provocative intervention in Canberra on the topic of climate change. It will take place 19 September 2015.

 

"ArtCOP21 is an unprecedented collaboration of cultural players who are keen to instigate an ecological transition towards a healthier environment through art and cultural interventions."

 

 

Stay tuned for more news and images.

 

http://www.artcop21.com

@artcop21 #artcop21

 




 

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Interior view, 2015 image by Amarie Bergman

 

Yes! I now have a studio again at ANCA, a dynamic artist-run co-operative in Canberra. The 32 square metre space has a concrete floor with plenty of natural light, and is quiet.

 

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First light, Alta and Enzu, James Turrell, 1989-90, aquatint, 107.8 x 75.5cm (sheet), edition of 30, Peter Blum Edition, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 2013

 

 

“A lucent procession, the fifteen aquatint etchings by James Turrell engage the sight with their articulate volumes of whiteness emanating through veils of demarcated shadows that, ever so persuasively, entrance more than our gaze…”

 



Still light, Alta and Enzu, James Turrell 1990-91, aquatint, 108.0 x 75.6cm (sheet), edition of 30, Peter Blum Edition; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 2014

 

 

My review on two series of aquatints, First Light and Still Light, by James Turrell, has been published in Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art. This body of work was recently featured in Turrell’s retrospective, curated by Lucina Ward, at the National Gallery of Australia (NGA) in Canberra, after three concurrent exhibitions at Los Angeles County Museum (LACMA), the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.

http://whitehotmagazine.com/articles/light-still-light-james-turrell/3203

 

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I cordially welcome you to my very spacious new website.

 

This site came into being because of two people: Mia Johnson and Eric Deis. Mia brilliantly managed my previous site via Kits Media for almost 15 years, transitioning it to the point when I was not only blogging my own news on Wordpress but also ready for a self-managed platform that could keep pace with the latest advancements in e-technology. After a fair amount of research, I chose Artist Run Website, a company orchestrated by Eric, because of its array of templates, as well as the logical and intuitive format. Although I have moved on to another mode, Mia is, and always will be, my dear ally. Merci beaucoup, Mia. Many thanks, Eric. To our continuous evolution…

 

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