TuTaHi

Whanganui, New Zealand, December 2012:  A rural Maori chapel and burial ground near Wanganui…

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Show

Apologies for no posts lately. I’ve been preparing for a new show at SmallWorks Gallery in Brisbane. The exhibition is entitled “Stilled Life” and comprises of two large scale works printed onto aluminium, plus six additional framed works on Canson archival fine art paper. If your in Brisbane or are going to be there be […]

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In Gaol

Mount Crawford Prison, Wellington, NZ, Nov 2012:  Mount Crawford (or Wellington prison) was closed in mid November 2012 after 85 years of operation.  The jail on Miramar Peninsula was built by prisoners themselves in 1927, using concrete blocks made with sand from Wellington’s South Coast. The weekend after the closure, the Department of Corrections opened […]

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Metéora

Meteora, Greece, April 2003: Metéora, literally translates from Greek as “suspended in the air” or “in the heavens above” – it’s obvious as to why…  It is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece, second only to Mount Athos. This was my first visit to this beautiful and surreal […]

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Auction

Wellington, NZ, Dec 2012:  I’ve donated this framed print, a one off monochrome version of “Solo”, for the Phil Jacobs Benefit Auction. As is the way, it looks a lot more impressive in print format (C-type) and framed. It could be yours if you bid for it on New Zealand’s version of Ebay.  It would […]

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Hospitalized – part 3

Hawera, Taranaki, NZ, Dec 2011:  More images documenting the last days of the doomed Hawera Hospital. These were from my third visit to the derelict and semi-demolished former Hospital. Part 1 is here –  part 2 here…  Within a month it would be gone, without a trace…

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The Bunker

Kau Point, Miramar Peninsular, Wellington NZ, Nov 2012:  In a hole in the ground there lived a… bunker… Returned to Kau Point recently- a year after we had finally located this former hidden battery bunker. It had changed alot- the first time it had felt we were on a horror “found-footage movie set… (see here).  […]

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Show

SmallWorks Gallery, Brisbane, Australia:  If your in Brisbane over the next month, do check out SmallWorks’ Christmas group show.  It comprises of selected works by artist’s who have shown their stuff during SmallWorks Gallery’s fantastic first year!  Works are available for purchase- they will make exellent, not to mention original Christmas presents…  http://smallworksgallery.com.au/

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Powerstation: part II

New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, Oct 2012:  The New Plymouth Powerstation sold this week. Port Taranaki and Methanex have jointly purchased the decomissioned powerplant for 24 million. This will enable Port Taranaki to expand it’s operations in dry goods and log exports, while Methanex can develop the area the methanol producer already currently owns. Port […]

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