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19th Biennale of Sydney: 2014

Some very selected images of the 19th Biennale of Sydney.

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Fun With Lego

I’m making a thing for a show at Dunedin Public Art Gallery: a shipping crate that converts into a display table. Here’s the first maquette. Good lord, Lego is great for figuring out engineering problems.      

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3D Printing In Action

Last week I gave an artist talk at City Gallery Wellington on Whisper Down The Lane. As part of it I showed a video of the latest object being printed: After Rohan Wealleans’ He With Glands Of Wasp, and now … Continue reading

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Whisper Down The Lane (Exhibition Text)

City Gallery Wellington has published the exhibition text for Whisper Down The Lane – a project currently being developed as part of the exhibition The Obstinate Object: Contemporary New Zealand Sculpture. Aaron Lister has produced a fantastic piece of writing … Continue reading

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It’s Sad About Aro Video, but Please Don’t Blame “Piracy”

Just in case it doesn’t get approved as a comment, here’s my response to this DomPost article on Aro Street Video facing closure: While it would be a massive shame to see Aro Video go (I’ve been a customer for … Continue reading

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It Will Be Awesome if They Don’t Screw it Up

I’ve just come across this white paper by Michael Weinberg of Public Knowledge titled “It Will Be Awesome if They Don’t Screw it Up: 3D Printing, Intellectual Property, and the Fight Over the Next Great Disruptive Technology“. Although it was … Continue reading

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Behold: The Hail Griffin!

Found on my conservatory roof, naturally sculpted by hail in a mysterious magical fashion. Wellington, 13 September 2011.

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Pioneer City at Room 11

A teacher at Lyall Bay Primary School recently emailed me to say her class of 8-10 year olds had been studying Pioneer City over the course of two months. I met with Room 11 this week to tell them more … Continue reading

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The Ghosts in Hastings

Ghosts in the form of gifts is hanging out with Colin McCahon and Judy Millar at Hastings City Art Gallery from 9 July – 2 October 2011 as part of the exhibition “Game On”. As the HCAG website puts it: … Continue reading

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Space Tourism

Titled A Complex Complex of Complexes, this article from the Center for Land Use Interpretation on the tourism aspect to Cape Canaveral is an interesting read: The Cape’s importance to the world’s history of space flight is rivaled only by … Continue reading

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