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Acting Erratically

“Not even or regular in pattern or movement; unpredictable, turbulent, unsettled.” Using found footage and archival material as metaphorical architecture, Acting Erratically explores the relationship between state violence…

Grandmothers Against Removals

  Stop Stolen Generations is a growing movement against the unprecedented systematic removal of Aboriginal children from their families across Australia. Grandmothers Against Removals are leading this movement….

The Freedom Files

Public projection works (with sound) made for the West Projections part of the Wynter Projects festival in Footscray in 2015. 5.08mins Here was my accompanying write up. The…

Inter-Location Project

The Inter-Location Project (ILP) is an independent organisation formed to build an arts bridge between the two cities of Jogjakarta, Indonesia and Melbourne, Australia.

Australian Open for Refugees!

On February the 2nd 2015 I was part of a group that held an action at the Australian Open men’s tennis finals. Our aim was to create a…

Free the 23

In January 2014, 20 garment workers and 3 prominent human rights activists were targeted and arrested by the Cambodian military and police for striking and organising for a…

Interstitial Bodies

Exhibition with Elena Betros at Kings ARI, Melbourne, 2013. Bodies between places. Water as a conduit. Each informing the other. Video works made in response to conversations with…

Cultural Flows

An innovative community film project produced in 2013 that explores Indigenous Australian’s connections to the rivers and waterways in their country. Indigenous Traditional owners from the Wadi Wadi…

Aquaporko!

AQUAPORKO! Throw you legs in the air without a care! from Kelli Jean Drinkwater on Vimeo. Aquaporko! is the story of Melbourne’s fat femme synchronized swim team sculling,…

Intimacy Economies

I collaborated with sex workers in Melbourne in 2012 employing a whole text approach to make interpretive and performative video works for installation.  They explore themes of alienation,…