Sofie Dieu Longing for Home (performance) 2020, Fainters Fall, Falls Creek, Victoria.

Blog Post Tag: Australia

“Longing for Home: Stories of First Generation Australian Women” by Sofie Dieu

March 24, 2021 5:00 am

Between October and November 2019, I organised a series of embroidery workshops in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. This Community based project, Longing for Home, aims at acknowledging first generation Australian women through their creative work and social connection. Earlier in the year, the idea to produce a collective wearable artwork based on skill sharing, …

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“In the Studio” with Sharon Peoples

June 13, 2018 9:00 am

I have worked as an artist in Canberra, Australia for over 20 years as both a hand and machine embroiderer, which seems to produce to two very different bodies of work. In 1994, I completed a Master of Visual Arts at the Australian National University and began my arts practice. I continued studying, graduating with …

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“Walking the Land” by Leslie Pearson

May 30, 2018 9:00 am

Mountain to Mouth, a multi-award winning biennial journey of discovery, started in 2009 with a desire to connect people to each other and to the land through the arts. My reason for being a part of this extraordinary event was in the creation of Canoe, Mountain to Mouth’s lead ephemeral processional sculpture. I was beyond …

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