I first discovered Liam Benson‘s performance, photographic and video work when the art collecting group I was part of Hawkesbury One bought some of his early work. He had just recorded a couple of performance pieces, Ophelia and I Believe In You. I really loved … Continue reading Liam Benson at Sydney Contemporary
A new exhibition at White Rabbit gallery in Sydney is something I anticipate most. There’s such a large collection to draw upon, and which is constantly being added to, so you never know what you might get to see. Here’s a selection of the excellent … Continue reading White Rabbit
“Are there any photographers other than Trent Parke?”, I asked my friend Kate tonight. As noted, I have decided the best way to “tackle” Sydney Contemporary is to spend a day/night exploring a particular medium. And so tonight, I decided I’d “tackle” photography. To be … Continue reading Sydney Contemporary
“Start with the green one”, we were told by the waitress at “Din Tai Fung” at Central Park in Sydney today. A couple of workmates and I have made a commitment to go out for lunch on the first Thursday of the month, and to … Continue reading Colourful Dumplings
“It’s overwhelming”, I overheard one person say to another as I walked around day one of the show. I agreed. Arriving at 4 o’clock on the dot, I did an initial walk-around, and felt exactly the same. There is SO MUCH good art (and some … Continue reading Sydney Contemporary
I hope this is helpful if you’re ever planning to visit Stockholm. I appeared earlier tonight on ABC Local Radio’s “Nightlife” with Tony Delroy, in his “Travel Spot” talking about Stockholm.
Even though I only discovered him about six months ago, I’ve become a bit of a fan of Morgan Evans, a country singer from Newcastle. And when I say country, I really mean contemporary country/rock. I’d doubt there’s any redbacks on the toilet seat in … Continue reading Morgan Evans at Sydney Fringe