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.
When spider webs unite, they can halt even a lion.
Sheikh Jarrah...where an alternative to the hatred and suspicion, imprisoning us all behind walls, might grow...’
‘...In Sheikh Jarrah there is a growing group of Israelis who are saying 'Enough'!..
...Enough of the settlements! Enough of the intimidation! Enough of the hatred, the provocation of disputes. Enough of public apathy!...’
‘...The struggle in Sheikh Jarrah fosters partnership between Arabs and Jews, Palestinians and Israelis...
The Peace Keepers Israeli Defense
Rabin memorial Tel Aviv
Palestinian Protest in central Tel Aviv
Walk for Peace Northern Israel to Jerusalem
Enough abuse of chickens!
Racism is not untreatable
28 degrees in December..
‘Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies.’
Solidarity (written in Hebrew and Arabic)
‘Sir Defense Minister, Freedom of movement is every human’s right. Remove the Curfew on Gaza!’