Silent Night. On Christmas night, at about dinner time, I went for a long bike ride down through the suburbs of Melbourne.There wasnt a soul out.It was SO quiet. There was the odd flashing row of fairy lights. The air was warm, it was beautiful.
Its been a strange few days. I accidently wiped my harddrive causing major failure and no cyber-space for a few days, which turned out to be GOOD! I learnt do do other things such as reading books, doing art,visiting friends! Now im back ,with the computer hotted up even more...so watch out! Performed at the Foundrys last party on Wednesday,'WHITE XMAS". I did my 'LONE WOLF' act with James on trash drums ,Pete Moss on cd samples and ME on mic. Trouble was i was put on way too late, after alot of DJ's, and kept getting pushed back.I had to stay straight(ish) which was hard and caused neurosis, thus leading to a terrible, awkward performance. People still said it was good but i know better. Planning to REALLY get my ACT TOGEATHER this coming year and stop pissing around and allways trying to 'wing it'.
Wham Glam thankyou Mam. Last night went down to 'The Spot' and watched Wham Bang, and my rokin friend 'Foxy' who was playin' bass. It was very cool. They played all my favourite hits, i was singin' along. I love the whole RETRO thing, its like post modern art- taking the best of many different 20th century 'scenes' and making it your own in a cut and paste way.
Talkling of RETRO, heres SUgarcut a pin up site curated by a girl in Sydney.Ive had a few emails with her. Dont go if offended by nakedness !
Went to the opening launch of Russ Myers dvd set of big brested, fast car'd, tight jeaned, pointless violent'ed, movies, last night. Really only there to take pics of MANS RUIN who did a short stage act.The old films mildly interesting in a retro way, but my modern attention span only lasted so long.
Its such nice weather, warm and clear. Today i gym and smoke pot.
The weekend was wild. Making the Movie 'Winner' with a bunch of amazing and creative people. An intensive journey. First day i was 'dry Ice Man', the next i was dressed up as the Joker/trickster. Long hours either waiting or running around madly, being made up(took two hours of hairpulling for my makeup!) ITs going to be a beautiful film. Now its all shot, itll be edited and hopefully released middle of 2006. After, on Sunday eve, we were all SO tired.Some of us went to a bar/party under a bridge, and had a little e.I got serieously wasted ,what with tiredness, beers etc.. it was real nice talking to my friend Rachel. Cake Icing on a winner weekend.
Heres a picture from my strange and mysterious past. The opening night of 'The Night Gardner' by 'The Chapel of Change' . Opening the 'Fitaz' festival in LA PAZ, Bolivia,March 2004. I played the clown(in mask) .Mary is clown girl. I wont go into details, other than this was staged in the biggest Opera House in Bolivia, a packed house of over 800, mostly rich Spanish and including the Bolivian President. One of my more obscure adventures.
More delusions of grandure here. And the old painting web site is still here.
I went especially to a BEN FROST exhibition at the Helen Gory gallery last week. I liked this painting and the Bambi pooing out more Bambis.
Today i did some 'MB' , (muscel and bone/mind& body) which is a couple of hours hardcore dance training.With Gretal leading ,we go UP and DOWN the room doing all kinds of far out, dynamic and often confusing stretches and jumps. A good work out! (to say the least) .We had a rokin new Coldcut cd playing which helped with the pace. Ill be sore tomorrow.
Hitting the Big Time. Last night i performed with Sprinkle (shown here on the flyer!) in the triple xxx show. I was in hot pants, pink socks and a baby oiled body. Rockin response coming out on the big stage, shankin' my booty and holding up a sign that said ,"NO EGGS". Sprinkx was great playing a greek Mama, cooking a cake, all messy like, getting an egg from 'down under' (use your imagination!). The other acts were fantastic.Back stage was showgirl bliss. I had a small part to play, but scored some points,being the only boy! Maybe i need a new name , Little Boy Burlesque ...or somthing. Heres theVooDoo Trash Dolls who rocked the House.
Getting Down, Jazzing it up. Last few days helping Kathrine and Hanna (Babes) with odd jobs for the 'Winner' movie.Painting things.Making things. Its the BEST thing, to be at 'HQ', being creative, smokin spliff, hanging with the gang. Burlesque XXX tomorrow night.(I hav a small part to play, helping my famous flatmate SPRINKLEMAGIC with her act.I dress in Bikini and go from one side of the stage to the other holding a sign-better than nothin, any chance to be up there is good!) Having wild ideas about a new act, being a speakeasy man with an old school mic singing Residents numbers. Getting inspiration form Duke Ellington! Boogie down!