My First Time

February 22, 2016

Some of my life experiences have been more memorable than others…    Over on the QAGOMA website, I’m talking about a day I’ll never forget ūüė¨ To [...]

Profoundly Tested

January 18, 2016

‚ÄúWe are profoundly tested.” That’s how Christchurch Art Gallery director Jenny Harper described the situation she found herself in just one year after the [...]

Discerning Judgment 

August 27, 2015

Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.‚ÄĚ Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno, Minima Moralia I‚Äôm not sure there are¬†too many places with less ambience than law libraries. [...]

Beautiful Mourning

July 27, 2015

About six years ago, my mother and I were lunching in a restaurant in London’s Primrose Hill when an unbelievably beautiful funeral procession came past. Two dappled grey [...]