Category Archives: Margins and commons

Flood tide (2013)

This work was shot near the footbridge at Foord Avenue on the Cooks River in Hurlstone Park.  The Cooks is one of the most polluted rivers in Sydney. The E. coli levels in the river are 60 times the safe limit for swimming. There is also a large amount  of rubbish that floats up and down the river with the tides. The action in this video is a kind of poetic re-imagining of a small piece of that rubbish. Continue reading Flood tide (2013)

Slack water (2013)

Slack water is part of the Margins and commons series of works that is conceived of as an exploration of marginal public spaces. This work was shot at the junction of the Cooks River and Canterbury Road south west of the Sydney CBD. Here the constraints of the river and the bridge mean that the Cooks River cycle path has to go into this low and narrow underpass, that produces interactions between walkers and cyclists, as they are forced to negotiate this awkward, marginal space. Continue reading Slack water (2013)