Som Chai meets my family & friends
I am so excited that Som Chai is now in Oz and has been granted a partner visa.
He's met my family and friends, and even come along to Uni with me.
It is wonderful having him here with me - no more lonely nights or awkward outings on my own!
I can throw my wish list in the fire now because he fulfils all my dreams. I am so proud of him - he is charismatic, generous and kind, and he is also Budhist and a meditator!
I wondered whether there was a difference between art made by a human and art made by a machine? So I made a fan that painted, and I became a painting human fan.
Conclusion: there was no difference.
Just an Ordinary Peasant is based on my uncle’s experience as an inmate at Treblinka extermination camp in 1944. His memoir recounts that while being forced to carry corpses from the gas chambers to an open-air pyre, he was handed a sack which held little children who were still alive. The guard commanded the sack be thrown into the fire. The woman I play in Just an Ordinary Peasant is a hybrid character created from the memoirs of my uncle, my parents and my own research. She sings and dances and also throws a sack of babies into the fire. This piece explores my own biases as well as questions the culpability of ‘ordinary people’ who were accomplices to the atrocities carried out during the Third Reich.
I've always had a need to decorate my cars otherwise they seem like a wasted canvas.
I also like to bring them to life by decorating them rather then treating them as an alter to be worshipped.
Austin Montego. Marble car
Independence Day, Jerusalem
1998. Art class - painting my car
The Saab. 2006
The new God
Ford Falcon 2010 Squeezing Goodness onto our parched earth
Hey, there's a cup of coffee on your car. Oops, sorry - it's ART !
Fake cup of coffee glued on roof
Ford Falcon Station wagon 2015
Sandra, the Wwoofer from Chile
During summers of drought, I decided to create a disposable garden that I didn't need to water. Bottle brushes