My painting There is Nothing Like A Drone will be the cover for Dr Kyle Grayson's new book from Routledge: Cultural Politics of Targetd Killing: on drones, counter-insurgence and violence published this July 2016. It is part of their Intervention Series.   See larger version of the image here
About the Book (from Routledge)  

The deployment of remotely piloted air platforms (RPAs) - or drones - has become a defining feature of contemporary counter-insurgency operations. Scholarly analysis and public debate has primarily focused on two issues: the legality ...Read more>

16 February 2016 |

This  series of 6 small paintings are stories about fashion, suicide vests and social media. It pays homage to 60s and 70s high drama 70s horror films, retrospective disco and 80s influenced electronic space pop and Facebook. These 3  paintings are 10x12 inch canvases. All the painting are called  Bombshells 1 - 6 . Painted in Melbourne in late 2015 with acrylic on canvas. The next few I'm working on are all 10 x 12 because transporting larger paintings has become a pain.  2015 was a quiet year for me. These paintings explore Isis recruitment of young people who ...Read more>

5 January 2016 |

Look, the short and better version is for me to link you to a video of Guardian cartoonist  Steve Bell  discussing the shootings at Charlie Hebdo in Paris this week. He has been at the forefront of commenting on the 'war on terror' policies in the West, and I think ...Read more>

9 January 2015 |

My 2001 acrylic on canvas painting  Fisherwoman  illustrates NYC literary journal Literal Latte's  winning essay for 2013 in their Best Essay Awards category, for Jean Guerrero's essay Juanita and the Beach of Fairies . A riveting literary essay, you can read it in Literal Latte's ...Read more>

27 April 2014 |


These dolls are miniature explorations of our quirkly relationship to our bodies through clothing. So far I have done 2 others from English medieval era but these are the French period ones.  I studied history about a century ago, and one of my hobbies I have kept up ...Read more>

31 December 2013 |

This post has been published on the 'London Progressive Journal' website on 24th December 2013.
When I first heard the suggestion that the judiciary and greater Parliamentary oversight could 'save the day' and  redress the reckless use of ...Read more>

25 December 2013 |

These drawings were last minute inspirations for my exhibition in September this year. They are charcoal and pastel drawings on paper, approminately A3 in dimension and sold as a series. Based, obviously, on the characters from the Wizard of Oz, I titled them A Kansas State of Mind 1-5 ...Read more>

2 December 2013 |

As you gather by now I collect old stuff.  Life begets and all that Lol. So, flea markets, charity shops, garage sales, wherever I can scavenge something that strikes me as strange, funny, deep, sad, ironic....or just because! Here are 5 pages from Newnes'Pictorial Knowledge Vol 4 -  ...Read more>

12 November 2013 |











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