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Overview of recent artistic portfolio – Kari

Shemple on Lake Cootharaba at Floating land festival
Shemple on the lake at dusk, image by Paul Costin

 

Shemple on Lake Cootharaba at Floating land festival
Shemple at dawn, image by Kari

 

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Shemple on the Lake, image by Kari

 


The Unusual Suspects and Shemple, image by Ross Annels.
Fulfilling the entire and original concept by Kari, the band arrived before dawn to record a light hearted film clip. The juxtaposition of wacky street band and contemplative sculpture turned heads.

 


Floating Kilns at Floating Land Festival, image by Ellen Appleby.
Kari created a closing ritual performance for the festival in collaboration with Lyndon Chilly-Davis of the Gubbi Gubbi. The audience gasped as two musicians walked into the water playing old and new music in duet, surrounded by smoke and silence, by fire and a hint of the dawn of time.

 


Sacred Kingfisher puppet made by Kari, image by Cathy Nixon.
Kari was commissioned to create a long-lasting puppet for CERES Environmental Park for their annual Return of the Sacred Kingfisher Festival. 

 

Street Theatre Frog
Frog On street theatre characters, image by Jenni Constable.
Street theatre act designed by Kari takes a soft environmental message to festival streets. Homeless frogs seek new rainforest home with clean water, indigenous vegetation and rich biodiversity in a peaceful place.

 


Illuminated Hands, by The Potters of Woodfordia at Woodford Folk Festival, image by Isaac Patmore.
Bringing together humble potters, photographers and improvising musicians, the three interact live on stage

 


Homage to Monet, ceramic installation by Kari, image by Kari

 

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Shrines To Rain, ceramic installation in Rosebed Street gallery, image by Kari

 


Shrines to Rain; ceramic installation in dance performance by Bodysong Studio, image by Linley Boyle

 


“When you tore away so suddenly you left my entrails trailing on the ground”, image by Marion Jonkers.
The central piece from the body of work based on an emotive poem entitled, Pieces of My Heart.

 


“How do you measure a heart?” image by Tony Webdale.
Woodfired hearts and Grandfather’s scales, from the body of work based on an emotive poem entitled, Pieces of My Heart.

 

Kari plays kacapi, a musical instrument from West Java
Kari performing in Horned Matriarch, image by Indija Mahjoedin

 

 

 

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