Archives: foundry
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I recently scanned some more Bowden negatives. They are supplementary in the sense that they were rejected on my initial selection for some reason. An example is this image of the Adelaide Brass Castings factory,

Roadtrip: Kapunda
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I recently come across more road trip photos in the archives from a road trip to Kapunda and Eudunda in the 1990s.

An update on the Bowden project
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In this post in 2016 I mentioned that I had started to work on the Bowden Archives and Other Marginalia book. In two other posts in 2017 about the Adelaide Art Photographers 1970-2000 book, I indicated that a few of … Read More

Road trip: Mt Lofty Ranges
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I have been going through my 35mm archives  looking through  images from the 1980s  to include in  a possible  artist book  for the Mallee Routes project. This would be a book that is associated with the initial Mallee Routes exhibition … Read More

Salt Creek, Coorong
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This picture of a  melaleuca in the morning light was made on an early trip to the Coorong in South Australia  in the late 1990s.  We stayed at some cottages at a property called Gemini  Downs, which was  just north … Read More

art photography + aesthetics
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In the early part of  the 1970-2000 period photography in Adelaide  overcame its traditional  banishment by the art institution.  It  was finally recognised as potentially being a medium in its own right as an art form that had its own intrinsic qualities … Read More

Port Adelaide estuary
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A talk with  a publisher about the material in the Bowden Archives and Other Marginalia becoming a book, it  was suggested that the proposed book would work  best as a book if it were  cut down to The Bowden Archives. The … Read More

Cottages, Port Adelaide
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The working class cottages  are an  interesting historical aspect of Port Adelaide was the working class cottages. They helped to both give  the Port its working class character,  and  to open a space where one is able to  see an  architectural … Read More

Bowden graffiti
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The graffiti around the  streets of Bowden in the 1980s was done prior to the tagging and the boom in  street art in New York  in the 1970s-1980s and prior to many councils encouraging street art in the city by designating walls … Read More

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