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Blending history with the present

Blending history with the present

'It is photography itself that creates the illusion of innocence. Its ironies of frozen narrative lend to its subjects an apparent unawareness that they will change or die. It is the future they are innocent of. Fifty years on we look at them with the godly knowledge of how they turned out after all – who they married, the date of their death – with no thought for who will one day be holding photographs of us.' Ian McEwan, Black Dogs : pg 37

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One fine day in the middle of the night…

One fine day in the middle of the night…

Brook and I had a brilliant time with Denis Smith at Port Noarlunga with a Shimmer Photographic Biennale workshop. Informative and fun the 4 hour workshop was a perfect balance of theory and practice. We were very rugged up but the weather gods were kind with only the lightest sprinkling of rain at the end of a productive night. Here for your viewing pleasure is our first foray into light painting...

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Jumping Fences

Jumping Fences

JUMPING FENCES is a landscape exhibition showing artists of the Mid North and West Coast of South Australia, a project of Burra Regional Art Gallery, to be exhibited at 69 Smith Street Gallery in Fitzroy.

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A Stitch in Time – Burra Regional Art Gallery – SALA 2012

A Stitch in Time – Burra Regional Art Gallery – SALA 2012

A detail shot of one of my works for SALA 2012. This little cutie was given to me by my paternal grandfather and I do love her so.

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Silent Night – Burra Regional Art Gallery

Silent Night – Burra Regional Art Gallery

Brook and I have some work for sale at the Burra Regional Art Galleries “Silent Night” Auction. Burra Regional Art Gallery, together with Burra SES and CFS, is holding a community event in aid of the Ambulance and Burra Hospital. With over 100 genuine art bargains from many mid north artists of diverse disciplines. Artists have generously selected a low reserve price for their...

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Art of the Flower

Art of the Flower

Art of the Flower is on again at the Burra Regional Art Gallery. I managed to get three works in this year and am very happy to announce that I won the "photography and digital works" prize as judged by gardening writer Trevor Nottle. Auburn artist Christian Vocke , whose fresh and dynamic work I admire, won the open section and I hear on the grapevine he is pleased as punch with the well deserved recognition. The exhibition will be on show until November 23, 2011.

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My World – My Photography

My World – My Photography

I have some work,old and new, showing at the Burra Regional Art Gallery, a group exhibition of photography with the theme of "My World". Opening this Saturday 27 August at 5.30pm in conjunction with "One Barrow, One Shovel, the great Wheelbarrow push" by Gaara Arts, women arts collective of Broken Hill.

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Humming Along

Humming Along

New work for this years Art of the Flower and Garden Exhibition at Burra Regional Art Gallery. Update: 6/10/11 After a bit more tweaking and a proper title " Humming through the Layers of Time" it is up on the wall of the Burra Regional Art Gallery with a pretty red dot next to it :)

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Oh, did I mention I am a jeweller?

Oh, did I mention I am a jeweller?

A long, long time ago in a galaxy remarkably close if not indeed this very one I studied jewellery and metalsmithing and got myself my very own HECS debt and a shiny Bachelor of Design. Due to my recent pregnancy and now current breastfeeding status I have been reluctant to pursue my metal based art due to toxic type concerns. Soon however I hope to wield my trusty hammer and various other neglected tools before I forget how to ride this particular proverbial bike.

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But wait there’s more…

But wait there’s more…

Continuing on the Sari theme, here is work number 5, Sari Heat work number 6, Sari Night and work number 7, Sari Summer

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Sari Sunset

Sari Sunset

New work...hot off the press!

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Art of the Flower and Garden 2010

Art of the Flower and Garden 2010

Burra Regional Art Gallery has an annual exhibition that features work around the theme of flowers and gardens in general. I am am running out of time to get an entry done for this year, but you never know a sudden burst of inspiration may hit. I will just have to be content for now with my design for the invite using the collage work of Reni Boston who appropriately owns the Grocer in Burra.

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Blueprint – Just a little project for my brother

Blueprint – Just a little project for my brother

In one of those strange coincidences while Brook was working on a post for the Blueprints, I was creating a gig poster for the Adelaide band Blueprints

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Wind Horses

Wind Horses

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Remember to Breathe

Remember to Breathe

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Thoughts on Loss

Thoughts on Loss

An example of the vastly different treatments possible.

Original image taken at the Kapunda Cemetery.

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For the love of Rust and Dust

For the love of Rust and Dust

Here is the first of my posts showing the work I do manipulating my photographs, beginning with fairly straightforward colour manipulation.

I love this old rusting Simca.
“Aronde” means “swallow” in Old French and it was chosen as the name for the model because Simca’s logo at that time was a stylized swallow.

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Flock of Burramundi

Flock of Burramundi

Burramundi - Colourful winged fish native to the region of Burra in rural South Australia. Both solo and social creatures with an artistic bent, have been known to lend their image to the promotion of SALA in Burra.

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Diggaburra Tea

Diggaburra Tea

Well finally my first real post...

Found this old tin advertising sign the other day and couldn't resist using it as a jumping off point for some new work. I am interested in producing a range of cards to sell around Burra and like the idea of merging old aesthetics with my computer generated work.

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BurraMundi Starts Here

BurraMundi Starts Here

Welcome to Kerry and Brook’s all things interesting; about us and the world around us blog and gallery. Due to the site currently being under development you can expect drastic changes and potential interruptions.

Thanks for your patience. Brook & Kerry

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