Meet New Artist – Ape

Hi All, Now allow me to introduce to you a second artist from the “Meet New Artist” trilogy. He is secretive and full of surprises. He fancies calling himself Ape, probably because humanity wasn’t meant for him. Traveller gems seeker, Ape, was raised in Morocco from a French background. He came to Australia almost forty years ago and intermittently lived a bush life for over twenty years before finally settling down in Sydney. He has his own contracting company. Ape is taking pictures of ephemeral scenes adding a layer of mystery for you to discover. He is inviting the public to a guessing game full of humour and magic with an element of a distinct playfulness...

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Meet New Artist – Agnes D

Hi All, Today I would like to share with you a story about three very talented new artists – Agnes, Ape and Martin who asked me if I would like to feature their work in my blog.  The request came somewhat unexpected since I have never collaborated with artists in such a form before, however I decided to give it a go and share with you their stories, passions and works.  Hope you will like it as much as I do. Please meet Agnes, a Canadian photographer who came to this country on a dream expecting to be disappointed by an all too rough reality but fell into a magic well of creative minds...

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Seasonal Concepts

In this post I would like to share with you one of my favourite shops situated right the heart of Inner Sydney called Seasonal Concepts and its owner, a dear friend, Ken Wallis. My love affair with this shop began a few years ago when I had just started m y bottle collection and one of my friends suggested that I should pay a visit to Seasonal Concepts which is well known for its famous trove of treasures and finds. One day, my friend and I were having coffee at the coffee shop called Buffy and Mo on Redfern Street.  As we were leaving, I spotted some colourful chairs placed in front of the...

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