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    Japan by train

    Speeding by, madly snapping and vainly hoping the photos I take will magically be in focus and capture the subject… the vexation caused by reflecting windows as the day dims and night…

  • Et In Libertalia Ego, Vol. II – Mathieu Briand

      My rusty (or never-learnt) Latin suggests the title translates roughly to: And in the land of Liberty I (am). A room – and exhibition – I nearly stumbled past in my…

  • Still – Ali Griffin

    I was deeply touched by Ali’s exhibition. Not only was it visually stunning, but the thoughtfulness and beauty behind the concepts was incredibly moving…

  • Thornton Walker Book Launch

    I have admired Thornton Walker’s paintings for years, although had only ever seen one in the flesh. So going to see Thornton’s paintings at Australian Galleries last week was truly inspiring…

  • Elixir and Leunig

    Michael Leunig put to music by Katie Noonan, Stephen Magnusson and Zac Hurren – Elixir. I’m not sure I’ve ever experienced such an ethereal, beautiful sound before…

  • Comfort and Judgement – Gene Bawden

    A month or so ago I went to the opening of Gene Bawden’s exhibition Comfort and Judgement. A beautiful and thought-provoking exhibit, I find it still lingering with me…

  • Rethinking food labels

    A lot has been in the news about the labelling of products, recently, and it’s a topic I’ve thought about often in the past…

  • NINE: Honours Exhibition

    Currently setting up for our Honours Exhibition, NINE, which brings together all of the hard work I’ve done over the last year. All of the thinking, all of the politics I’ve looked…

  • Winter at MADA

    I worked for MADA (Monash Art, Design and Architecture) over the mid-year break designing for our Open Day, Faculty Gallery and end of year show ‘MADA Now’. Here’s a snapshot of what…

  • Rooms Full of Roos

    I really enjoyed the opening to David Lancashire’s Rooms Full of Roos exhibition last night. His Roo collages are beautiful and suggest the many layers that come together to form Australia’s rich…

  • Honours: visual communication and politics

    I’ve been looking into how visual communication can be employed to create/increase political engagement. How can it be used to breathe life into something that appears to be so boring?! While there…

    Visual Interest in a fluid layout

    Playing around with turning my Composers publication into an Epub, these were a few of the unformatted conversions. I find them to be quite interesting and beautiful in their own right. The…

  • 2013 MADA NOW – Graduate Show

    Our course has sadly come to an end, culminating in a show of all of our work; the MADA Graduate Show. We’ve been setting up the show for the last three days,…

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    Textures and Abstraction

    Just a few discoveries found while working with the photographs used in Composers: Lives and Legacies. The sense of peace and the slight abstraction that is still read as leaves on a…

  • Shortlisted! Create Design Awards

    Most excitingly I’ve been shortlisted in the Emerging Talent category for the 2013 Create Design Awards! I’m particularly excited that Desktop Magazine will be publishing my work! Best of luck to everyone,…