Chesea Manning has emerged as one of the most interesting people in the global zeitgeist. I enjoyed her interview with Vogue's Sally Singer a lot. See the link: https://youtu.be/iOguaB9Df1A. Photo is by Annie Leibovitz for the September issue of Vogue 2018. Also check out her interview with Republica  https://youtu.be/lYFP7-zb6J4  where she talks about algorithm biases.
Chelsea Manning at Republica conference Berlin talking about data privacy and the future of society. https://youtu.be/lYFP7-zb6J4
"Chelsea Manning in an intimate interview situation with Geraldine de Bastion and Theresa Züger. One year after her release, ...Read more>

11 June 2018 |


I made the decision, in both the light of the data breaches and Facebook's involvement in the Trump electon, to delete my pages. Facebook also constantly censored my work and I realised that it has failed to become what it set out to do and is causing more harm than good. I am now on Ello, the creative social network, under @carlgopal. Please share my page and visit my posts there too.
I don't discriminate, Facebook-friendly people are still welcome, some of my best friends are devotees. That's what religious-freedom looks like.
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11 June 2018 |


A brief note for me personally. After a long illness, my father Ramanathan died on the 21st of March 2018. Our close little family had the chance to say goodbye. He made a choice not to continue treatment and to endure the great suffering that he did. My mother has shown such courage and strength. Dad is free now and experiencing all that artists, poets and writers throughout history have sought out with passion - the Truth. We love you Dad. Rest well. 
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16 March 2018 |


I was shortlisted for the Collie Art Prize in WA. The theme of identity has inspired the 40 finalists. I will be attending the opening with friends and enjoying being back in regional WA and all its beauty and character.  The exhibition is on show 10am-4pm 3 March until 15 ...Read more>

2 March 2018 |

Repost: Diana In Memoriam 20 Year Anniversay of her death. This painting is all about alternative realities and the idea of her death as only one possible reality in the quantum many worlds theory.. People who don't get Diana I find are pretty straight thinkers.

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20 August 2017 |


This  series of 6 small paintings are stories about fashion, suicide vests and social media. It pays homage to 60s and 70s  haute couture.
I am learning some interesting things along the way such as that generation z actually don't like leaving behind a digital footprint and ...Read more>

5 August 2017 |

Here are two studies I've been doing over the last 2 years for my new series Strange Fruit.


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22 March 2017 |

Hi Folks. Yes it's been a quiet year for me artistically, but I was so pleased when Dr Kyle Grayson asked if Routledge London could use my painting There is Nothing Like a Drone (2011) for his new book on targeted killing.  Kyle Grayson is a Senior ...Read more>

10 January 2017 |

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