“It’s the first work you see as you enter the new wing of the Art Gallery of NSW”, I texted my colleague and friend, Lisa. Her partner, Genevieve is the artist responsible for the work which re-imagines historical photographs of Aboriginal people as contemporary videos. “She did that fifteen years or so ago”, Lisa told me, anxious to pass on the news to Genevieve about her work’s prominent role.

Work by Genevieve Grieves at AGNSW

The new Indigenous art space is amazing.… Read the rest “AGNSW”

Work Free Wednesday @agnsw

Work-free Wednesday has been continuing over the last few months during the COVID-19 lockdown. As I mentioned a few months ago, I have “excess leave”, and rather than take a block of holidays, I’ve been taking one day off each week.

When it all started, I was going to galleries, swimming, catching up with friends and doing lots of other wonderful activities.

However, with the lockdown there hasn’t been all that much I’ve been able to do outside home.… Read the rest “Work Free Wednesday @agnsw”