Experimental phone-camera digital video works and installations produced since 2012. They have been seen in the solo exhibitions 'IS', Sammlung Lenikus, Vienna, and Bootleg, Breenspace, Sydney (both 2013); Amateur Prop (films) Milani Gallery, Brisbane, and SLAVE at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (both 2014); and, most recently, a man held at the Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne.
a vacant bazaar (provisional legend)
A decade-plus displacement work comprised of nine almost completely erased magazines with their piles of erasing residue. Its inaugural presentation was at Artspace, Sydney, in 2010.
Work for Tired Eyes
Overpaintings made for ambient (day)light presentations. These works have been seen in the group shows knell dobre glas, Quadrado Azul, Porto, It happened that, ST Paul St. Gallery, Auckland, and Still Vast Reserves: II, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne.
Another Misspent Portrait of Etienne de Silhouette
A mass-collaborative erasure, (re)inscription and 'response' project presented in Melbourne (2004/5), at the Venice Biennale 52. Exhibition of International Art (2007) in Think with the Senses-Feel with the Mind. Art in the Present Tense, as part of Behind the Image | The Image Behind at STUK Kunstencentrum, Leuven (2009), and at the Simon Preston Gallery, New York (2009/10). The work is now in the collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, where it was recently staged, with new elements and contributions, in the exhibition Taking It All Away: MCA Collection.
Hybrid print-drawings seen in InVisible: Art at the Edge of Perception, MASS MoCA, North Adams MA, and It happened that, ST Paul St. Gallery, Auckland (both 2010). A selection of the Compress taken from their largest showing to date at NEW07, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (2007), toured through South East Asia in Erased (Contemporary Australian Drawing) (2009-11).
These mirror-occlusion works exist as installations, site-specific and ephemeral interventions, plus as more discrete stand-alone pieces. There have been the solo presentations Mouthpiece, Milani Gallery, Brisbane (2011) and The Waste of Breath, Melbourne (2010), the group shows Lo Sguardo di Giano, American Academy in Rome (2009) and Mirror Mirror: Then and Now (toured 2009/10), and the action Respiro Bianco shat o Quadrado Azul, Porto (24/11/2012).
Works-on-paper seen in the exhibitions knell dobre glas, Quadrado Azul, Porto (2012), Leave No Trace: Ridges, Troughs and Phantom Limbs, ISCP, New York, and More Love Hours Than Can Ever Be Repaid, Feinkost, Berlin (both 2009), at Breenspace, Sydney (2011), and in Before the Body-Matter, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne (2006/7).