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My most recent artwork, Silent Gesture, was exhibited at Watch This Space gallery together with 6 other artists, including from interstate, local and elsewhere in the Territory. It is a very big hand (2.4m high) and is an experiment in using materials that enable a view of internal structure as well as defining the final surface.

Installing the big hand

Installing the big hand

The gesture is the final posture of a hand movement used by local people in hand-signing and generally means  “What’s going on?” or  “What’s up?”. This sculpture is to remind us of communication networks and how our hands are probably the earliest form of mobile device capable of allowing visual communication over distance.

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Arts activities bloom in this arid zone from March through November! Nothing dies out during summer, it just simmers more slowly,
persisting for the next season.

We have one of the longest-running Artist-Run-Initiatives in Australia, called Watch This Space (since 1993)

June/July is Beanie Festival and The Advocate Art Award

September is Desert Festival

October is Mbantua Festival this year

Sand sculpture Julie jat Taylor

Sand sculpture for reconciliation, Todd River bed, Alice Springs
Julie jat Taylor & community helpers.