• Art
  • Mnemonic/Mimetic

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    ‘Mnemonic-Mimetic’ is a 4.8 by 1.8m wall collage, commissioned by Maidment Theatre, University of Auckland. I had the pleasure to work on this project from 15-18th of November, using old posters from shows staged on their premises. Photos by Kim Annan and some progress photos at the end of my rationale.

  • Art
  • #MforMusculine

    Along with the increased interconnectivity and constant exposure to mass-media’s visibly gendered and sexual representations of the human body, male physique is being (re)moulded. New masculinities are relying on cultural and social capital to embody the neo-hipster and the sporno in an effort to verify their offline lives. As a result they’re experiencing what women […]

  • Weblog
  • #299c399d at 25%

    A couple of days ago my ‘299 collages/399 days’ page on Facebook reached 299 likes and I crossed 25% mark of the project. After more than 75 posts (and still more than 200 to go) I still get nervous, anxious and worried as I scan to post.

  • Art
  • #299c399d

    Last year I had an amazing time working towards my MFA at Elam School of Fine Arts (University of Auckland). I considered myself lucky to be able to study full-time and not have to work, which reflected tremendously in my final assessment and I completed the program with distinction. My application for the doctoral programme […]