If you are serious about celebrating the coldest, darkest, wettest time of year, you need to take the weather in your stride, whatever it brings. And put your gumboots on!
An urgent need for a photograph of the Steppes Homestead for a work-related project had me rising early and heading to Tasmania’s Central Highlands one recent morning, camera in hand.
Thanks to the team at Open House Hobart for another great weekend of privileged access and peeks behind doors that are normally closed.
Another Dark Mofo has been and gone, this being the way we mark the passing of midwinter in Hobart these… Read more Dark Mofo 2018 – Spectra Returns
The Huon Valley Midwinter Festival takes its inspiration from the old English tradition of wassailing, whereby apple trees are ‘woken’ from their winter slumber with food, booze and a general racket, to ensure plenty of fruit – and cider – in the following year.
Hobart’s pubic and private buildings again turned on the red lights during Dark Mofo.
Dark Mofo has been and gone for another year. The festival expanded to encompass two full weekends of the Midwinter… Read more Dark Mofo 2017
Tempest is probably the biggest single exhibition that TMAG (the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery) has ever staged. Far from… Read more Tempest at TMAG
I’ve just tried ‘spinning’ photography for the first time and it was great fun.
…the festival culminated in a firey spectacle based on a traditional Indonesian ogoh ogoh ceremony designed to purge people’s fears by consigning them to the flames.