walking

nothing was lost

“But this fearlessness only follows if, at the parting of the ways, where it is realized that sounds occur whether intended or not, one turns in the direction of those he does not intend. This turning is psychological and seems at first to be a giving up of everything that belongs to humanity – for a musician, the giving up of music. This psychological turning leads to the world of…

if these walls

if these walls

I began this project both purposefully and not. As with several of my other projects, it started to accumulate into A Thing while I was busy doing other things. These photos are a fragment of that story. They are a poem crackling between the lines; an exquisite corpse writ large by an entire city. Or maybe they’re just some snapshots of graffiti.

the parallaxis

The Parallaxis is an invitation to experience the city differently; an ongoing game that anyone can play. In this game the ordinary gives way to an everyday that is ambiguous and indeterminate, enlivening the city with a magic that need not be invented, only allowed. Several years ago I began to devise this game in collaboration with the streets and laneways of Melbourne. For the city also plays; this is…

betwixt

betwixt

A video poem commissioned for Melbourne Knowledge Week 2016