• boystownAA
  • transmutation
  • due process
  • white noise
  • schrodinger and hawking sitting in a tree
  • it
  • conscience vote
  • hypocrite auteur
  • Nadevo
  • the marriage act
  • Viva Las Shiva 90x120cm
  • talk show
  • dorothea mckellar has been detained
  • Senatorial


Front Magazine Cover Photo 2008 Canada

Sedition and Other Bedtime Stories 1


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Laws do not persuade just because they threaten -  Seneca, A.D. 65
The essence of liberty is the rule of law - Robert H. Jackson 1953
“Developed over the last 12 months, these works evolved from a few chance conversations with my young nephew and niece, which they have probably forgotten. I found myself questioning the type of replies I was giving to their questions. In doing so, I started questioning just how much of the mess of the world could be explained to them. I realized that I didn’t know what I was talking about. This inspired me to actually reaad the current Anti-Terrorism legislation and all the submissions presented to the Senate outlining arguments about why this was a horrific change to our laws. It was a hard, boring effort to read and nearly sent me into a coma, but it was important. Out of the realization of what we are allowing to happen in our time, and pages of visual diaries since 9/11, came the images which led to this exhibition.” [Carl Gopalkrishnan 2006]


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