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And exhale. Then breathe in.

And exhale. Then breathe in.

The year is wrapping up. Workin’ my new job. 2 more Markets by Moonlight with Applespiel. Planning and hoarding for next year’s activities: Applespiel’s Executive Stress/Corporate Retreat at the Adelaide Fringe. 2 yet-to-be-announced (secret!) projects that will require some time away from home. Applespiel’s Make a Band and Take On the Recording Industry with Performance […]


Distance.

Distance.

This is a photo of myself at The Last Prom, an apocalyptic prom event held as part of new Canberra festival You Are Here, which I have been told is now accepting expressions of interest and proposals for a second run next year. I worked as one of many Festival Coordinators for the first You […]


Once more into the breach, dear friends.

Today begins Phase 3 of Artslab. I am fluctuating between trepidation, doom-and-gloom, and excitement. The excitement is a very good thing. My head is buzzing with ideas and a lot of that is to do with the National Youth Performing Arts Summit which I was invited to attend this past weekend in Melbourne, at St […]


Trapped in the (under)belly of the beast.

Trapped in the (under)belly of the beast.

Applespiel perform ‘Awful Literature is Still Literature I Guess’ at the 2012 Underbelly Arts Festival, Cockatoo Island. Artslab Work-In-Progress showing happened, chewed me up, sucked me dry, and spat me out onto Cockatoo Island to work with Applespiel on a little piece about disappointing books. We’ve debriefed the first phase of Artslab as a whole […]


Examine

Examine

I have the flu No fun. I’m about to sit an exam and hand in my final uni assessments. Ten weeks of prac to go and then I’m done. I bought myself froot loops to celebrate but I am too sick to enjoy them. Busy still, some projects wrapping up, some nearing the pointy end, […]


Making a Band, Opera, Underbelly Arts, and Artslab.

Making a Band, Opera, Underbelly Arts, and Artslab.

Image by Matthew Aberline from La Boheme: Bohemian Deconstruction for Polyopera   One project over (for now), others still going. Applespiel Make a Band and Take On the Recording Industry had a showing last Tuesday (7th) at Carriageworks, and it went really well. Lots of constructive feedback, and hopes that the project will find a […]


grind.

grind.

So this week (and next week) are uncannily full of events, rehearsals, classes and activities. It’s the last few classes of uni, which is good. It’s the second half of my (with Applespiel) residency with Performance Space, which is going really well and means we get to bump into artists we admire in the coffee […]


Busy Busy Busy

Busy Busy Busy

                    Busy, busy, busy, is what we Bokononists whisper whenever we think of how complicated and unpredictable the machinery of life really is. – Kurt Vonnegut, Cat’s Cradle Hello again. Things are busy. I’m taking this year on with a three-pronged approach. Prong 1 – Uni. […]


8. Celebrate.

8. Celebrate.

Sixteen Candles is a horrible movie. I hadn’t seen it before (until two weeks ago). I imaged it as one of many fluffy, frosting-filled teenage movies that end with a famous kiss from the one hunk at school that everyone was in love with but even though you’ve proved yourself time and time again to […]


Good morning dear.

Good morning dear.