Ronnie Van Hout, Gertrude Contemporary Gallery, September 2016. “You”, smaller than life size figure dressed in a onesie holding a microphone. I attended a talk by Ronnie van Hout at MADA earlier in the year in May 2016. I was intrigued to hear him talk about his creative practice and the work he does at
The following is a Q&A interview I did for a Detroit Hostel ,www.hosteldetroit.com by Rosalind Russell. 1. What brought you to Detroit/why did you choose to do your residency here? The work of my visual practice explores the theme of abandonment in post industrial environments. Detroit was an ideal environment for me to pursue this. 2. Can you describe
Dominoes, no not the age old game I played as a child, but a living art installation played out in Melbourne’s CBD, on a hot, lazy summer afternoon last Saturday. My niece was in from out of town for a few days and cajoled me into going. I’m glad I did. The circuitous route
My Summer Reading. Yes, Painting most definitely matters.
Many inspirational, local, North American Artists. Jack Niven Contemporary Arts Center, a brilliant facility in Louisiana, displaying local artwork.
The Museum is busy, vast and many exhibits of art from all eras and regions. Manray
A plan was formulated, some time ago, to plan, and write my final essay for Context and Culture, a second semester subject of my Diploma of Visual Art. I believe I chose a suitable topic, but research proved problematic, as not much documentation, of the art work produced in this period, was recorded. Still
I went to the Melbourne Art Fair @ the lavishly refurbished Royal Exhibition Buildings on Saturday , 17th August , 2014 . It was many smallish stands , spread over the two main floors of the building . Interactive displays , installations , gigantic canvases , small & large prints abounded . It was sensory
Warsaw Old town , new town , definitely got the beat down Sepia toned young punks gyrating around imitating american hip hop trying to run the moves to ground Beat , feet , music Drinkers , thinkers , high energy tinkers Warsaw is big town , hip town , no rigor mortis in this town