He said, she said…

One thing that has surfaced in the conversations so far that has left me pleasantly curious is our perception of time. "I think that 5 years is a really long time in this world..." "5 years doesn’t seem that far away…" In context, the question I actually do ask is: Do you think that in… Continue reading He said, she said…

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In residence / leaving things behind

Some months ago, an Uber driver told me about the greenhouse he was building in his backyard so he could grow bananas here in Melbourne. It wasn’t the bananas he was after, no, not exactly. It was the banana leaves. Having moved here from Chennai with his wife, they have a young child. He works… Continue reading In residence / leaving things behind

The Artist as Entrepreneur

At the end of my recent participation in travelling residency, Time_Place_Space: Nomad, the key reflections I came home with centred around: How do we artists think about our financial situations, as well as the cultural narratives around our financial situations? Why do we subscribe to, and perpetuate the “struggling artist” narrative? Why do we cringe… Continue reading The Artist as Entrepreneur