White Night Melbourne Installations


White Night Melbourne 2017 kinetic sculpture installations White Night commissioned the installation of two large kinetic sculptures for the February 2017 event.  Spherophyte was installed on a grassy hill at Birrarung Marr with views of the Art Centre and the city while Nebulous was set between two grand buildings, the classical Royal Exhibition Building and the ultra modern Melbourne Museum […]

Article in Sculpture Magazine

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Full text of article published in Sculpture Magazine Click here for the full text of the article previously published in Sculpture, 35(1), January / February 2016, pp. 38-43 with the title “Upside down: A conversation with Alex Sanson”. Available on artdesigncafe website.  Article by Robert J Preece.  

The Lost Ones Gallery Exhibition for White Night Ballarat

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Multitude – exhibition at The Lost Ones Gallery for White Night Ballarat I’m delighted to be having a show – titled Multitude – at  The Lost Ones Gallery as part of the all night White Night Ballarat.  The show opens this Thursday at 6pm but has been planned as part of the White Night event and […]

White Night Melbourne – Making of

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White Night Melbourne – the making of Nebulous and Spherophyte White Night Melbourne have written and made a video about the making of the two large kinetic sculptures that featured in White Night Melbourne, 2017.  Click here to view

White Night Melbourne

Spherophyte kinetic sculpture

Kinetic Sculpture in White Night Melbourne 2017! I’m super excited to have two of my large kinetic sculptures selected for White Night Melbourne.  Nebulous will be installed in front of the Museum in Carlton and Spherophyte will be installed at Birrurung Marr.  White Night have featured the sculptures here, in their suggested path into the city and […]

Pisculenta kinetic and interactive sculpture

Pisculenta kinetic sculpture

Pisculenta kinetic and interactive sculpture   Pisculenta is a kinetic, interactive sculpture, inspired by the motion of schooling fish…       Finalist at Yering Station Sculpture Competition, 2016. Building on ideas of how otherwise independent entities may be profoundly  influenced by their neighbours or peers, Pisculenta draws on the schooling of fish, no one […]

Making of Pisculenta kinetic sculpture

Making of Pisculenta kinetic sculpture

Making of Pisculenta kinetic sculpture In anticipation of the exhibition opening at Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition and Awards on Sunday (23rd October, 2016), here is a gallery of pics I took while I was making my piece, Pisculenta that features in the show.  Pisculenta is a kinetic, interactive piece, inspired by the motion of schooling fish… Building on […]

Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition and Awards – Invitation

Yering Station Sculpture 2016 Invitation

Invitation to Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition and Awards 2016 I’m very excited to be a finalist in this show again, love to see you at the opening on Sunday the 23rd October, 2016.  Presentations at 2pm, but we’ll be there picnic-ing on the beautiful grounds as will many others from about midday.  I’ve installed my brand new […]

Make the World Go Around – Chain reaction workshop

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Make the World Go Around – Chain reaction workshop I’m very excited to be putting on a chain reaction contraption workshop at Stringybark Festival in a couple of weeks! I’ll be setting up Murmuring and maybe some other small kinetic sculpture but mainly spending the weekend building the craziest chain reaction contraption we can with whoever wants […]

Koi Fish Pond Cover

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Koi Fish Pond Cover for the Joss House in Bendigo Just completed and installed a cover for the Koi pond at the Joss House in Bendigo.  With a bamboo motif and made of marine grade stainless steel, aviary mesh to stop birds and cats going fishing, and some shade cloth for summer time shelter.  About 3m across. […]