Penjerrick is a space I use to work on and display personal projects.
I’ve always undertaken personal projects, from designing pieces of furniture, to printmaking, photography and ceramics. The process of making, not just designing teaches you so much.
Retina was a small photographic club I ran at AJ+C. One of the projects from the club was to photograph a ‘flower’. After shooting some freesias and an orchid, I came across a water lily that was starting to open. I’ve always been interested in trying to capture the progress of time in still images,…
In 2006 Carlton and United Breweries were decommissioning the Kent Brewery in Broadway, Sydney, in preparation to sell the site to Fraser Properties. Fraser Properties went on to develop Central Park on the site. I was very interested in the decaying industrial aesthetic and managed to get permission to access and document the site.
The idea behind this bowl is to accentuate the soft curves made by the bowl and light falling on it. Playing with light, shadows and curves.
I was walking along the beach in Narrawallee on the NSW South Coast when I came across the body of a dead cicada. It was almost perfect. I picked it up and took it home, where it sat on my desk for several years. Eventually I decided to photograph it before it became too damaged,…
The #Covid19 slow down has given me a great opportunity to focus on some of my personal projects. This is a ceramic stool I’ve had as an idea in the back of my mind for several years. The shape in plan was based on the Eames Segmented Table
Ideas are great, but its the process of turning an idea into reality where often the real challenges lie. This series of photos show the process I went through to create my first ceramic stool.