I had to explore NFT’s - non fungible tokens - as a way of authenticating items and following secondary sales of digital creations. Here is my first: https://opensea.io/assets/0x495f947276749ce646f68ac8c248420045cb7b5e/31105122712571844113781774887956049474898760514318113995672242921321168633857
How could you not attend a protest against the powers that be banned by the powers that be because they were embarased about local race relations. They came to their senses mid march and made it legal.
There are plenty more big things around Australia, this drive I started photographing some I knew and discovering others, the collection will grow as I know of at least four more I’ve never photographed and I’m sure I’ll find some others.
Only one this week.
Early Sunday. People enjoying their space. The Eruv.
Although the supermarkets are currently daunting places to enter I wondered about the rest of the city. I did have a legitimate shopping errand and popped on the mask, took sanitiser and gloves to see just how dead some normally vibrant areas are.
The past few weeks I have been helping my friend Arnie Arnold do the decor for a new Vegan restaurant in Newtown, Tacos and Margaritas coming soon at Vandal 403 King St, Newtown, Australia
Another discovery on my MCA visit - the work of Destiny Deacon - this follows having recently seen the current film Nightengale - also powerful.
I had an urge for a gallery visit so just dropped in to the MCA in Sydney. Fortunately, it was the last day of the Shaun Gladwell exhibition, unfortunately for you it was the last day of the Shaun Gladwell exhibition because what I am talking about won’t be there tomorrow.
In the last room was a virtual reality installation,
I have nothing to show since it happens in a square marked on the floor and all we see is a person with a headset moving on strange ways.
There is a first time for everything and I’m glad this was my first proper VR experience. It isn’t just about a world that isn’t there but more philosophical about the reality and limitations we create as well as the space expands and contracts with other spaces on the other side.
At some moments you feel quite constrained, of course you can walk through the perceived barriers.
These are the credits: