…laid to rest

MONAS diorama

Jakarta – MONAS part 2

Underneath the MONAS tower there is a huge hall called the National History Museum. It’s very much of its time, all shining marble and bright lights.

Statue at MONAS Jakarta

Jakarta – MONAS part 1

Earlier this year I visited MONA in Hobart, and more recently MONAS (Monumen Nasional) in Jakarta – very different, culturally, but similar in the way they both tell a story about our times through the medium of art.

Leaving London...

Leaving London

It is 103 years to the day since Sarah Talent left England to travel via the Trans-Siberian railway to China. She was 64 years old and this was to be her first trip outside Europe.

MONA, Tasmania

MONA – a place for grown-ups

On the first day I visited the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Tasmania, the fire alarm went off. Visitors were forced to congregate outside in the drizzle while the building was evacuated.

The Tickets

Each ticket is an entry point to the past. Admission is free.


The Unknown Boys

A found photograph. A lost group of boys.


The Elephants

I don’t collect elephants. They just seem to gather around me.


Family ties

Family stories, lost and found.






The remains

More remains...

Leftovers from elsewhere

Dead Real

The start of a long journey

Dead Things

Documenting death and decay in the neighbourhood

Dead Paper

Everything which would ordinarily go into the waste paper basket after use