Using feminist theory, psychoanalysis, and Mark Fisher’s book “The Weird and the Eerie,” we uncover why miniatures—like those seen in Kubrick’s “The Shining” and Ari Aster’s “Hereditary”—are beyond creepy. — Read on http://www.artspace.com/magazine/interviews_features/close_look/why-are-miniatures-so-creepy-a-look-inside-how-the-tiny-art-form-effectively-disturbs-viewers-55718 While researching miniature art I found this article. It gives an added depth to miniature as an artform.
I had to be quick and grab the first camera that came to hand today when these birds came to feed on the pink Correa in our back yard. The small one is a Silvereye which is quite a flighty little bird to photograph. The yellow tailed New Holland Honeyeater was more forgiving of meContinue reading “Gorgeous native birds in our backyard”
https://www.bendigoregion.com.au/arts-culture-theatres/what-i-did-last-week-week-13?utm_source=Arts+e-bulletin&utm_campaign=e3790c320b-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_23_02_44_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_d7b1a8e8ae-e3790c320b-66400663 I am gobsmacked by the talent displayed this week. There has been such a diverse array of art over the last 13 weeks. Thank you to the team at Creative Community, City of Greater Bendigo for this initiative and ability to peak into the studios of our creatives in Bendigo.
Our first sighting of the Bendigo Wax in the wild. Flowering earlier than normal, it was a delight to see. As were the sundews glistening in the sun.
https://www.bendigoregion.com.au/arts-culture-theatres/what-i-did-last-week-online-exhibition This project coordinated by the arts team at the City of Greater Bendigo is up on line. As well as having submitted works, my small handmade ‘happy’ piece is featured as the banner. Love for you to check it out and give feedback
Bill and I are fortunate to be able to walk to the bush for exercise during these isolation times. Today we took our camera gear with us and spotted prickly wattle, greenhood orchids and a tiny red flower with spiny succulent type leaves.