Birdsong

Birdsong

34m x 2m digital artwork at A'Beckett Urban Square. Includes QR code at end of words linking to spotify playlist of bird themed songs.(2018)

Birdsong

Birdsong

34m x 2m digital artwork at A'Beckett Urban Square. Includes QR code at end of words linking to spotify playlist of bird themed songs.(2018)

Birdsong (detail)

Birdsong (detail)

34m x 2m digital artwork at A'Beckett Urban Square (2018)

Birdsong

Birdsong

34m x 2m digital artwork at A'Beckett Urban Square. Includes QR code at end of words linking to spotify playlist of bird themed songs. (2018)

Birdsong (detail)

Birdsong (detail)

34m x 2m digital artwork at A'Beckett Urban Square (2018)

The Red List [Extinct]

The Red List [Extinct]

A conceptual map commenting on settlement, habitat loss and extinction. Pine fence pickets, marine plywood, outdoor paint, vinyl text. (2016)

The Red List [Extinct]

The Red List [Extinct]

A conceptual map commenting on settlement, habitat loss and extinction. At Sculpture by the Sea 2016

The Proverbial Bird

The Proverbial Bird

Letterbox and seven bird proverbs in garden at Knox Community Arts Center. (2017-2018).

The Proverbial Bird (detail)

The Proverbial Bird (detail)

Community engagement letterbox.

The Proverbial Bird (detail)

The Proverbial Bird (detail)

Wood, outdoor paint, vinyl lettering.

The Proverbial Bird (detail)

The Proverbial Bird (detail)

The Proverbial Bird (detail)

The Proverbial Bird (detail)

The Proverbial Bird (detail)

The Proverbial Bird (detail)

The Proverbial Bird (detail)

The Proverbial Bird (detail)

The Proverbial Bird (detail)

The Proverbial Bird (detail)

The Proverbial Bird (detail)

The Proverbial Bird (detail)

The Red List [Extinct]

The Red List [Extinct]

Site specific installation. Painted pine fence pickets and marine plywood with vinyl text. (2015)

Seasonal Garden

Seasonal Garden

Ephemeral collaborative installation at RMIT University for New Academic Street. 3000+ hand-coloured/hand-cut spirals on bird netting. Other Artists: Mariah Bakhtiar, Senye Shen, Yichen Gao, Linxi Zhang. (2017)

Seasonal Garden (detail)

Seasonal Garden (detail)

Ephemeral collaborative installation at RMIT University for New Academic Street. 3000+ hand-coloured/hand-cut spirals on bird netting. Other Artists: Mariah Bakhtiar, Senye Shen, Yichen Gao, Linxi Zhang. (2017)

Seasonal Garden (detail)

Seasonal Garden (detail)

Ephemeral collaborative installation at RMIT University for New Academic Street. 3000+ hand-coloured/hand-cut spirals on bird netting. Other Artists: Mariah Bakhtiar, Senye Shen, Yichen Gao, Linxi Zhang. (2017)

Fragmentation

Fragmentation

Masters project experimentation. Printed copy paper on adhesive foamcore, velcro onto wall, QR codes, printed sticker collage. (2017)

Fragmentation (detail)

Fragmentation (detail)

Printed copy paper on adhesive foamcore. Velco onto wall. (2017)

Fragmentation (detail)

Fragmentation (detail)

Printed copy paper on adhesive foamcore, QR code linking to birdsong soundscape. Velcro onto wall. (2017)

Fragmentation (detail)

Fragmentation (detail)

Printed sticker collage. (2017)

Fragmentation (detail)

Fragmentation (detail)

Printed copy paper on adhesive foamcore, QR code linking to birdsong soundscape. Velcro onto wall. (2017)

Fragmentation (detail)

Fragmentation (detail)

Printed sticker collage, printed copy paper on adhesive foamcore. (2017)

Displaced (detail)

Displaced (detail)

Recycled milk cartons, collected plant matter in garden bed. Reflecting on Mallee fowl nesting. (2016)

Displaced (detail)

Displaced (detail)

Recycled milk cartons, collected plant matter in garden bed. Reflecting on Mallee fowl nesting. (2016)

Displaced (detail)

Displaced (detail)

Recycled milk cartons, collected plant matter in garden bed. Reflecting on Mallee fowl nesting. (2016)

Displaced (detail)

Displaced (detail)

Woven nest from recycled tea boxes in garden bed. (2016)

Displaced (detail)

Displaced (detail)

Dome nest of recycled cat food carton in hedge. Reflecting on Wren nesting. (2016)

Displaced (detail)

Displaced (detail)

Bunnings catalogue nest in garden. (2016)

Displaced (Detail)

Displaced (Detail)

Handwoven nest with typewriter quote on rice paper in palm tree. (2016)

Displaced (detail)

Displaced (detail)

Handwoven nest of fallen eucalyptus and recycled teacup boxes in garden bed. (2016)

EcoArt Biodiversity Sculpture Trail

EcoArt Biodiversity Sculpture Trail

View of 3 out of 5 sculptures. Collected metals, copper wire, snake mesh, pink gidgee posts. (2016)

EcoArt Biodiversity Sculpture Trail

EcoArt Biodiversity Sculpture Trail

Close up of Red Goshawk. Collected metals, copper wire, snake mesh, pink gidgee post. (2016)

EcoArt Biodiversity Sculpture Trail

EcoArt Biodiversity Sculpture Trail

View of 2 out of 5 sculptures. Collected metals, copper wire, snake mesh, pink gidgee posts. (2016)

EcoArt Biodiversity Sculpture Trail

EcoArt Biodiversity Sculpture Trail

Detail (pre-installation). Ghost bat from recycled metal sign, carved and oiled gidgee post. (2016)

EcoArt Biodiversity Sculpture Trail

EcoArt Biodiversity Sculpture Trail

Detail (pre-installation). Ghost bat from recycled rusted tin, carved and oiled gidgee post. (2016)

EcoArt Biodiversity Sculpture Trail

EcoArt Biodiversity Sculpture Trail

Detail (pre-installation). Oiled and carved pink gidgee post, Collett's Black snake from snake mesh and copper wire. (2016)

EcoArt Biodiversity Sculpture Trail

EcoArt Biodiversity Sculpture Trail

Detail (pre-installation). Oiled and carved pink gidgee post, buzzing tree frog from recycled discarded tin, recycled copper wire from telephone/power cables. (2016)

EcoArt Biodiversity Sculpture Trail

EcoArt Biodiversity Sculpture Trail

Detail (pre-installation). Threats to biodiversity. Feral cat from recycled tin, copper wire from power cables, rusted machine cog. Carved and oil gidgee post. (2016)

EcoArt Biodiversity Sculpture Trail

EcoArt Biodiversity Sculpture Trail

Detail (pre-installation). Carved and burnt gidgee wood. Julia Creek Dunnart from recycled tin, copper wire from telephone cables. (2016)

EcoArt Biodiversity Sculpture Trail

EcoArt Biodiversity Sculpture Trail

Detail (pre-installation). Carpentarian Grasswren from recycled tin, old copper wire, carved, burnt and oiled gidgee wood. (2016)

ECOart Plaque

ECOart Plaque

Proof of bronze plaque to be installed with sculpture trail. (2016)

Postcard Poetry (Side 1)

Postcard Poetry (Side 1)

Digitally edited Regent Honeyeater photograph, taken in the walk-in aviary at Moonlit Sanctuary. A QR code in the left corner linked to birdsong soundscape. Left in public spaces and handed out to people. (2018)

Postcard Poetry (Side 2)

Postcard Poetry (Side 2)

Maya Angelou's poem "Caged Bird", juxtaposed against critically endangered Regent Honeyeater on side 1 of the postcard. Printed on recycled card. (2018)

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Birdsong

34m x 2m digital artwork at A'Beckett Urban Square. Includes QR code at end of words linking to spotify playlist of bird themed songs. (2018)