More distractions in the time of the pandemic

Sunset over Melbourne in 2000
Sunset over Melbourne in 2000

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Wordless Wednesday pandemic edition #202004290700

New light industry development 2005
New light industry development 2005-12-23 17:30:13

Wordless Wednesday #20200422

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TyYAT[Twenty Years Ago Today]

P0002125 Version 2I was experimenting with my first point and shoot digital camera.

Trying to make art.
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Distractions during the times of the pandemic

Sunset over Melbourne June 2000
Sunset over Melbourne June 2000

Another 20 year old sunset over Melbourne

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Throwback Thursday [Pandemic Edition #2]

An film shot image from nearly 10 years ago says a lot about where I was at in my image making
Highly designed urban living in the Docklands. A source of fascination for me in the early 2000s.

In 2009, it seems I was working in and around the Docklands precinct of Melbourne. Using colour film and my Hasselbald. This work is likely to sit in my archive its use undetermined. I had begun working there as early as 1993 or so. In those days the site was still a lingering industrial wasteland. See image below shot on 5×4 and black and white film.

The Doclands circa 1993
An area of the docklands undergoing reclamation. This time shot on 5 x 4 black and white film.

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Wordless Wednesday [Pandemic Edition #1]

Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.  2010-04-15, 18:12:42

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Street Art?

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I listened to this ABC broadcast about Street and and Graffiti. this morning

“Street artists, advertising agencies and the authorities are in the middle of a space race.

It’s a lot less about little green men and much more about spray paint and stencils. But the stakes are still sky high. Artists are busy commandeering as many city surfaces as their paints will allow, authorities are trying to neutralise the threat, while advertising agencies are keen to clone the potency of hand painted art.”

I have a small series of work that looks at much more ephemeral art of peeling advertising posters. Which is a kind of street art.

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Sunset over Melbourne

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Sunset over Melbourne from East Hawthorn Circa January 1998

What impact does a visual trope like a sunset have in this day and age of the networked image. Especially if it was made before flickr, facebook and probably google? This sunset was made circa 2002. It was made from the edge of the site where I worked from 1994 to 2013.

I’m thinking of posting sunsets fairly frequently as a kind of response to the current pandemic sweeping the world.

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