OPEN HOUSE: 3rd Tamworth Textile Triennial 2017

Exhibition curated by Glenn Barkley Artists:  Sally Blake, John Brooks, GhostNets Australia, Gomeroi gaaynggal ArtsHealth Program, Treahna Hamm, Joy Ivill, Carol McGregor, Rebecca Mayo, Nyoongar Doll Makers Community Arts Network, Raquel Ormella, Julia Robinson, Ema Shin, Jeanette Stok, Meredith Woolnough Tamworth Regional Art Gallery 13th October – 10 December, 2017   Work included: Inherited Borders, 2017…

Interiors

Clinton Barker, Kenneth Beck, Kazumi Diado, Geoff Monk, Jeanette Stok, Samuel Tupou Woolloongabba Art Gallery, Woolloongabba 22nd August – 2nd September, 2017 Works included: Restriction, 2015, Relief prints into wooden drawers, lithograph Everyday actions are frequently forgotten due to their mundane, repetitive nature, or deliberately suppressed if the circumstances are oppressive. During WWII, following the invasion…

Trace 2017

For the last couple of weeks I have had the enormous pleasure of being a part of the TRACE 2017 Biennial in West End. It is a project that exhibits a number of prominent Australian artist’s work in shops and businesses around West End. Additionally, it raises money for Community Plus+ and the services they…

Mutagenesis

Jeanette Stok Ivory St Window, Artisan, Fortitude Valley 6 March – 22 May, 2017 Living cells follow a set of rules and programed sequences in order to replicate and grow. However, when this program is disrupted a multitude of unexpected changes can occur. Sometimes beneficial, sometimes destructive. In a similar way, embroideries are traditionally produced in…

Louise: Extraction

Louise is chemistry postgraduate student at the University of Queensland. A component of her research involves extracting particular chemical components from marine organisms called nudibranchs. I had the pleasure of following her around as she prepared her sample to be extracted. I documented the various steps/actions that she needed to perform in order to extract these chemicals and…