Earnestness alert! Me, trying to explain why I love Louise Paramor's work: hilarious & tragic, like a plastic slapstick shipwreck. Sensual & structured, political & potent, shiny & joyous & toxic. Russian Constructivism executed by a deeply depressed Wall-E. Memphis after the apocalypse. Also, the best bit from Toy Story, which is obviously the spider Meccano with the dolls head. This is almost exactly what the inside of my head looks like.

Earnestness alert! Me, trying to explain why I love Louise Paramor's work: hilarious & tragic, like a plastic slapstick shipwreck. Sensual & structured, political & potent, shiny & joyous & toxic. Russian Constructivism executed by a deeply depressed Wall-E.  Memphis after the apocalypse. Also, the best bit from Toy Story, which is obviously the spider Meccano with the dolls head. This is almost exactly what the inside of my head looks like.

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Woooooooah. This is the new Joynton Ave Creative Centre, commissioned by the @cityofsydney & designed by Peter Stutchbery. It'll house a host of creative types & cultural happenings, ably managed by @107projectsinc #GreenSquare #creativespace #architecture #sydney

Woooooooah. This is the new Joynton Ave Creative Centre, commissioned by the @cityofsydney & designed by Peter Stutchbery. It'll house a host of creative types & cultural happenings, ably managed by @107projectsinc #GreenSquare #creativespace #architecture #sydney

Janet Dawson, Rollerscape 2 #thefieldrevisited ️️️️️•> If you're in Melb & you have a ️-on for colour & shapes, make sure you see this show, recreating a bold 1968 show of Strayan abstract adventurers

If you're in Melb & you have a ️-on for colour & shapes, make sure you see this show, recreating a bold 1968 show of Strayan abstract adventurers” />

A beautiful surprise at #Sydneywritersfestival – an exhibition of killa illos of legendary Strayan women including Marita Cheng (by @_elinmatilda), Yassmin Abdel-Magied (by @evi_o) & Mum Shirl (by @kateemoon) from a book called Shout Out To The Girls – raising $$$ for the Smith Fam. Check it out if you're @carriageworks @sydwritersfest

A beautiful surprise at #Sydneywritersfestival - an exhibition of killa illos of legendary Strayan women including Marita Cheng (by @_elinmatilda), Yassmin Abdel-Magied (by @evi_o) & Mum Shirl (by @kateemoon) from a book called Shout Out To The Girls - raising $$$ for the Smith Fam. Check it out if you're @carriageworks @sydwritersfest

Winter Trees, by Sam Fall, was painted by the weather #biennaleofsydney

Winter Trees, by Sam Fall, was painted by the weather #biennaleofsydney </p width=

Theseeeeeeeeeeee posssssssssterrrrrrrrrrsssss in the Sound Lounge @seymoursydney are just I believe the first is by Martin Sharp, not sure on the others… let me know if you know! #posters #posterdesign #hotdamnnnnnnnnnnnn

Theseeeeeeeeeeee posssssssssterrrrrrrrrrsssss  in the Sound Lounge @seymoursydney are just  I believe the first is by Martin Sharp, not sure on the others... let me know if you know! #posters #posterdesign #hotdamnnnnnnnnnnnn

Stamps by Alex Stitt, an amazing Australian designer, someone I hadn’t heard about but whose work is hard coded into my

Stamps by Alex Stitt, an amazing Australian designer, someone I hadn’t heard about but whose work is hard coded into my </p width=

Theatre Stills, a series of extravagantly awkward collages by the excellent Stuart Ringholt @neon_parc ️

Theatre Stills, a series of extravagantly awkward collages by the excellent Stuart Ringholt @neon_parc ️</p width=

Hey pals: do you also feel disheartened & disempowered by the way our governments/political parties treat asylum seekers? I've found *one neat trick* that helps me feel slightly less terrible: become a regular monthly giver to Newtown's truly excellent #AsylumSeekersCentre. If you have a spare $25 a month, you can help get food, healthcare, job support, tech & more to new arrivals. Pls, check out the link in my bio

Hey pals: do you also feel  disheartened & disempowered by the way our governments/political parties treat asylum seekers? I've found *one neat trick* that helps me feel slightly less terrible: become a regular monthly giver to Newtown's truly excellent #AsylumSeekersCentre. If you have a spare $25 a month, you can help get food, healthcare, job support, tech & more to new arrivals. Pls, check out the link in my bio </p width=

The talented @leo.greenfield just shared this with me – his sketch of me from the drawing salon at the most excellent @shermanscci shindig on Sunday ️️

The talented @leo.greenfield just shared this with me - his sketch of me from the drawing salon at the most excellent @shermanscci shindig on Sunday ️️

TFW u & some spectacular babe wear the same earrings to a fancy party

TFW u & some spectacular babe wear the same earrings to a fancy party </p width=

The luscious poetic revolutionary incantations of Nadia Hernandez aka @nando_nandez aka high priestess of Sydney's #LatinxIlluminati #losoñamoslologramos

The luscious poetic revolutionary incantations of Nadia Hernandez aka @nando_nandez aka high priestess of Sydney's #LatinxIlluminati  #losoñamoslologramos

‪Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander artists, designers: want to create artwork to celebrate #Gadigal Country? $15k artist fee & see your work across @cityofsydney in banners & signs – just let them know you’re keen by Sunday 8 April! Just Google “Acknowledging Gadigal Country” or follow the link in my bio: you don’t need to have the finished work/concept by this weekend, just some examples of your work…

‪Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander artists, designers: want to create artwork to celebrate #Gadigal Country? $15k artist fee & see your work across @cityofsydney in banners & signs - just let them know you’re keen by Sunday 8 April! Just Google “Acknowledging Gadigal Country” or follow the link in my bio: you don’t need to have the finished work/concept by this weekend, just some examples of your work...

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Today’s #workhighlight (& also v v toughest part) was hanging out with year 7 & 10 at Liverpool Girls High to talk about the future, with the legends at @sydneystoryfactory. I am

Today’s #workhighlight (& also v v toughest part) was hanging out with year 7 & 10 at Liverpool Girls High to talk about the future, with the legends at @sydneystoryfactory. I am </p width=

#ExperimentalJetset with the automatic future | poetic sloganeering | subversive cartography | mass-media magik ️️️️️️️️️

#ExperimentalJetset with the automatic future | poetic sloganeering | subversive cartography | mass-media magik ️️️️️️️️️

I make ~no apologies~ for planting this earworm: the #LateNightReview is just too important. If you care about where #bars, #cafes, #theatres, #shops & #restaurants can stay open late in #Sydney, you’ve got to have your voice heard. Until next Friday, we have *one shot* to reshape the #MapOfFun for late night in our city, for today & the next 5-10 years. It’ll take you 5min, future generations of Sydney party people will thank you. Link in my bio, pls share! #Sydney #entertainment #latenight

I make ~no apologies~ for planting this earworm: the #LateNightReview is just too important. If you care about where #bars, #cafes, #theatres, #shops & #restaurants can stay open late in #Sydney, you’ve got to have your voice heard. Until next Friday, we have *one shot* to reshape the #MapOfFun for late night in our city, for today & the next 5-10 years. It’ll take you 5min, future generations of Sydney party people will thank you. Link in my bio, pls share! #Sydney #entertainment #latenight

Thxxxx for the great times/new plant pals #Kuteoomba specifically @crassscully & @sowonja ☘️

Thxxxx for the great times/new plant pals #Kuteoomba specifically @crassscully & @sowonja ☘️

Pals! Do you have any old laptops, tablets, phones or other tech gathering dust at your place? The wonderful people at the #AsylumSeekersCentre in Newtown can send your gadgets to a new life, helping new arrivals. HMU if you want to know more – it was *suuuuuuch* a good feeling to drop my old lappies (& even a Blackberry RIP) to them y'day…

Pals! Do you have any old laptops, tablets, phones or other tech gathering dust at your place? The wonderful people at the #AsylumSeekersCentre in Newtown can send your gadgets to a new life, helping new arrivals. HMU if you want to know more - it was *suuuuuuch* a good feeling to drop my old lappies (& even a Blackberry RIP) to them y'day...

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Woooooow what a lovely gift @batessmart ! Thank you for the excellent #publicrealm convo last week and now for this book off the #urbanerd wishlist!

Woooooow what a lovely gift @batessmart ! Thank you for the excellent #publicrealm convo last week and now for this book off the #urbanerd wishlist! </p width=

Today’s finest tin/most interesting meeting, thx to meeting @juliecollins1858 Director of @biennaleofaustralianart From Sept 21 they’ll be presenting the work of 150 living Australian artists (including some of my favourites like @louise_paramor @kenandjuliayonetani @clairehealyandseancordeiro) in unexpected venues around Ballarat. Check it out!

Today’s finest tin/most interesting meeting, thx to meeting @juliecollins1858 Director of @biennaleofaustralianart From Sept 21 they’ll be presenting the work of 150 living Australian artists (including some of my favourites like @louise_paramor @kenandjuliayonetani @clairehealyandseancordeiro) in unexpected venues around Ballarat. Check it out!

Adelaide art highlights: Emily Floyd, Icelandic Puffins. Iceland was one of the ~only~ countries in the world to charge the bankers who plunged them into economic crisis in the GFC. Floyd’s forensic puffin-packed infographic approach is as political & sophisticated as always. This is why she is one of my total #artheroes #dividedworlds

Adelaide art highlights: Emily Floyd, Icelandic Puffins. Iceland was one of the ~only~ countries in the world to charge the bankers who plunged them into economic crisis in the GFC. Floyd’s forensic puffin-packed infographic approach is as political & sophisticated as always. This is why she is one of my total #artheroes #dividedworlds

Adelaide art highlights: Abdul-Rahman Abdullah, 500 Books. Part of Waqt al-tagheer: Time of change @ace_open

Adelaide art highlights: Abdul-Rahman Abdullah, 500 Books. Part of Waqt al-tagheer: Time of change @ace_open

Happy #IWD2018 fam! I got to start my day with this amazing crew (& exxxtra legends inclu @flex.mami @jessmillersydney & more) shooting for the #Agender exhibition which opens tomorrow night! I feel so lucky to be surrounded/inspired by boss women every day of the year: thx for inviting me @cybism & shooting me today @juliettaylor – can’t wait to see the shots!

Happy #IWD2018 fam! I got to start my day with this amazing crew (& exxxtra legends inclu @flex.mami @jessmillersydney & more) shooting for the #Agender exhibition which opens tomorrow night! I feel so lucky to be surrounded/inspired by boss women every day of the year: thx for inviting me @cybism & shooting me today @juliettaylor - can’t wait to see the shots! </p width=

Somewhere in amongst my #bestweekendever I got the chance to interview the insightful, hilarious Kate Bolick @k8bolick at the brilliant #AllAboutWomen festival. If you haven’t read her book, Spinster, do: it’s about valuing your experience as an individual, shutting up the haters in your head & centering yourself in the story of your life, which is pretty useful for everyone, I reckon #earnestpost

Somewhere in amongst my #bestweekendever I got the chance to interview the insightful, hilarious Kate Bolick @k8bolick at the brilliant #AllAboutWomen festival. If you haven’t read her book, Spinster, do: it’s about valuing your experience as an individual, shutting up the haters in your head & centering yourself in the story of your life, which is pretty useful for everyone, I reckon #earnestpost