Week 13- The Glasses… Jason Lu. Architect. Milk crate artist. Political instigator.
Week 12- The Top Button… Cam Baird. Artist. Designer. Music Lover. Landlord.
Akira (The New Connoisseurs, week 3 featured on this blog) An article in NYT syndicated via Sydney Morning Herald looks at the rise of connoisseurship. “it makes sense that we can talk now about connoisseurs not just of art but also of rap music, comic books and Scotch. Connoisseurship is not about objects; it’s a … Read more
We stayed at Erin’s parent’s house for the rainy long weekend. Alex stared out the windows like a caged animal. Luckily for us the house didn’t flood. Thoughts go out to those who weren’t so fortunate.
Week 11- The Printmaker… Adam Flannery. Printmaker and letterpress operator @ The Distillery.
One thing that was always drummed into me as a photography student, then later as an assistant, was to find my style. They are easy words. Just go out and take pictures that put your unique slant on things. But a raft of questions come up: How do I know what my unique slant even … Read more
This week ABC launched the mini series Devil’s Dust. Having been closely involved with the widows affected by asbestos, I found the series quite moving. The cast were very accurately portrayed, particularly Karen Banton. It’s often hard to share BREATHE with people who have been unaffected by asbestos. I was reminded of the strength these women posses … Read more
I’ve been slacking on my blog because I have been busy working on ads. The scene above was shot during a particularly cool collaboration with 303 Lowe Sydney. The already infamous shoot for Harley Davidson that involved a casting in the Mount Isa strip club, a bloke called Baz (every town has one) and … Read more
Week 10- The Fixie… Benjamin Provido. Barista. Bike lover. The New Connoisseurs: A new series which explores young people doing old things. At the cultural fringe of Sydney, young dudes are rediscovering the nostalgic gems of the past. In so doing, they are making old things trendy again and becoming new connoisseurs.
Week 9- The Cardigan… Worn by Nicholas Hose. Actor, FBI radio regular, blogger. Shot at Neil Armfield’s cottage. He was originally cast for the mow but Robbie had more mow to show at the time of shooting. Hose made a late resurgence with his mow and left me with a #mowdilema. To see the unfolding … Read more