Another one of my old photos popped up. Early Pond show at Charles Street, circa… 2006…? ish?
Bone Library, Next Wave Festival, 2012
From a gig in 2012. I can’t remember why this happened.
“Self Portrait in Footscray, Age 25”
I used to take photos of myself like this in every house I lived in- full body, straight forward, centred. It was a way of keeping sane. I don’t know why that was. But then I stopped, after I got pregnant and had an abortion. It was a hard time. A lot of things changed in me.
It’s been about two years since I’ve done a self portrait —PROPERLY— like this, the way I did obsessively for at least 4 years before that. I missed approx… 5 houses, plus a 6 month-ish period of homeless-ness/couch surfing.
Feels really, really good to be back in this head space.
Self Portrait with Curtain and Sculpture
House Party Gig Audience, Melbourne
Broy shows me what she thinks of my paintings.