Portrait of an Artist : REE NAKADA

Posted By Nico / October, 1, 2016 / 0 comments

Illustrator and good friend Ree Nakada recently came to visit after her trip to Japan. Showing her the new home studio we came to a quick impromptu decision to produce a series of images which reflect the inner workings of the petite artist. The photographs explore themes of mental health and body image. Exposing struggles…

Portrait of an Artist : JORDAN SHIELDS

Posted By Nico / September, 28, 2015 / 0 comments

Jordan Shields is an Australian Photographer and DOP based in Sydney. This double exposed image was created after bushfire devastated bushland near Northcliffe in Western Australia in 2014. The image that merges with Jordan’s portrait is of the towering Karri forests in Northcliffe, taken by Shield’s himself and used with his permission.

Desert Blues : Olive Knight / Kankawa Nagarra

Posted By Nico / May, 15, 2011 / 0 comments

Musician Olive Knight (Kankawa Nagarra) on returning to the Kimberley after her tour in New York with an indigenous broadway show thanks to Hugh Jackman. Olive comes from Wangkatjungka, one of the larger communities south east of Fitzroy Crossing. She sings and plays contemporary blues and gospel.

BRUCE WIGGAN : Portrait of an Artist

Posted By Nico / May, 6, 2011 / 0 comments

Portrait of an artist, Bruce Wiggan, Broome 2011. Whilst walking around town on a lunch break I saw this lovely man leaning against┬áthe balcony by the shops. I stopped and asked to take his portrait, and asked his name, not knowing who he was, and he told me a little bit about himself. He is…

CREEPY aka Kyle Hughes-Odgers

Posted By Nico / April, 9, 2011 / 0 comments

Kyle Hughes-Odgers (aka Creepy) is a Perth based artist whose work encompasses a range of mediums from warm acrylics on wood finished, ink, watercolour on paper and large scale public art murals with aerosol. In this interview Creepy discusses the emergence of the local Perth arts scene, his painting process and the works he’s been…

Tim Rollin : Art and Street

Posted By Nico / April, 12, 2010 / 0 comments

Graff and street art super freak Timothy Rollin talks about developing his own style and how the ‘Troll’ came to be. This is an excerpt from his interview for Cut & Paste DVD Issue Nine – available 30 April 2010. Distributed by Tubemogul.  

Martin E Wills

Posted By Nico / April, 8, 2010 / 0 comments

Another excerpt form Cut & Paste DVD Issue Nine. In this little grab Martin E. Wills explains his artistic process; how his works start out as drawings often filling pages with expanding cityscapes under the influence of call centre monotony.  

ARRAN HEARN: D-TRIANGLE

Posted By Nico / March, 22, 2010 / 0 comments

Arran Hearn is a friend of mine and this photo in particular is one of my favourite portraits, taken at a party with the laser lights spinning around us, but somehow, by chance, the lights lined up just right on Arran’s hand. He is a big fan of triangles! When he saw the pic he…

SELF PORTRAIT: NICO

Posted By Nico / December, 9, 2009 / 0 comments

Self portrait taken waiting for a plane at Tullamarine Airport, Melbourne