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This website contains documentation of my three decades of spatial drawing,site-speciic installations and other projects. I think of this work as exploring relationships between the abstract space of artworks and the actual space in which they are located, regarding the site in site-specificity as the physical space that is common to all locations as much as the particular nature or history that makes each location unique. When acknowledging their locations, artworks can be models for inhabitants of the modern culture to also acknowledge and consider their physical environment. This is one small way in which art practice can advocate for place at a time when the effects of its long term disregard threaten the planet's inhabitability.

This project began however with the discovery that the artwork I made was not sufficiently spatially autonomous to be successfully moved between locations without altering the location, so I began incorporating locations more directly with other components of the work.  People/viewers are part of the work because they occupy the same location and their presence indicates the live quality of actual space that the artwork also occupies. Their presence with the work also asks people to interpret the work by taking their own spatial needs for orientation etc into account. In earlier work people's movement and location determined the shape of the work. In later work, people's shared occupancy of space is emphasied more overtly as the work became more literally occupiable—as forms that people carry on their bodies or take home to live with because they resemble their home.

Recently the work has also been drawing on work of earlier spatial artists, partly to time travel and meet them through their artwork (inspired by Rosalind Brodsky and Elaine Sturtevant), and partly to acknowledge the efforts of so many artists who work to raise the status of the physcial environment by acknowledging actual space in their work. I am experimenting with the spatial artworks of Katarzyna Kobro, Wladyslaw Strzeminski and Sophie Taeuber from the early twentieth century as well as others.

The work includes separate collaborative projects with other artists that spill over into my own - these include working with:

• Stephen Sullivan - combining Stephen's interest in the archival process with the problem of the loss of actual space in the documentation of spatial work and installations. I have also been strongly influenced by his own (different) interest in interacting with past artists through a reconsideration of their artpractices.

• Horst Kiechle - the Straight-Line Residency Project that aims to facilitate interdimensional travel by straight lines through the design of proposals.

The Williams River Valley Artists' Project that was formed by a group of artists to bear witness to the campaigns against the Tillegra Dam in the upper Hunter area of NSW, and the destructive progress of big coal mining in the Mudgee and Maules Creek areas of NSW.

Articulate project space was begun in 2010 by a group of artists with installation or other spatial art practices. I am part of this project because it supports art practices that experiment with new relationships with actual space and time, both for its own sake, and for the models they might provide for the new ways of valuing the physical environment.

The site also includes essays and notes as links from the resume.