Tag: religion

I just came back from 5 days at the New Norcia Benedictibe Monastry guesthouse retreat. To say it did me good is an understatement. Rather than go into the overly private stuff I want to share some photographs I took while on my daily wonderings.  I will probably use some ...Read more>

4 February 2013 |

I am very interested in this whole debate around transhumanism.  Aljazeera's The Stream ran a brief introductory overview which makes a lot of my previous links more accessible, although they have placed them all within this whole sphere of transhumanism (watch the video below).   I'm not ...Read more>

30 March 2012 |


The sub-text question in this painting is: "Does Petraeus dream of electric sheep?". But for every intelligent being, it is still, "What is this thing called love?"  
The two recognizable figures are David H Petraeus and Jennifer Miro (of The Nuns). Obviously the head of the CIA doesn't collaborate in artistic explorations ...Read more>

10 February 2012 |


The painting I am working on is one of those 'gateway' images that set a tone for the following paintings. I am immersed in an usual combination of music to get into it. Combining 70s punks and disco in the laboratory ...Read more>

4 November 2011 |

The Sun, the helios , its affect on Earth is a particular area of study called heliophysics . And NASA have quite a bit of this research on it's education websites. Solar flares have become an area of my interest lately. It is ...Read more>

26 September 2011 |


I often use the term 'gateway image"to describe a painting which is a bridge between one series and the next. Most of the time it is not that clean, because you travel a road and the landscape changes along the way.  So there are not really any breaks ...Read more>

31 August 2011 |


“A Jewish visionary will see visions of the seven heavens because his religious imagination is stocked with these particular symbols. Buddhists see various images of Buddha and Bodhisattvas; Christians visualise the Virgin Mary. It is a mistake for the visionary to see ...Read more>

8 August 2011 |

Tikkun daily ( Tikkun magazine's daily blog) interviewed me about my art and, as always with good interviews, made me think better about my painting and how (and why) I go about what I do. Please take the time to visit and read their high ...Read more>

19 July 2011 |


I've updated this entry because people thought I was dumping the broader themes (I'm not) but some paintings are smaller chapters. Only during an exhibition do I really understand how it fits in. This one is less Judy and more dark matter, God and Pentagon's black budget. It's a ...Read more>

6 March 2011 |



This is a repost  of this work as I completed the paintings. Small canvases (5x). They developed when I first started reading the chansons de geste translations by Michael Newth in Sydney. He has since become a good friend and I am grateful for his inspired ...Read more>

4 January 2011 |

[image: Juan Antonio de Frías y Escalante. Inmaculada Concepción] I had to share this because it is so fascinating and strange and I'm using the ideas in my paintings.
I discovered the concept of the digital offspring of researchers at Michigan State University who "live" in a computer and ...Read more>

12 September 2010 |



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