This is where you can stay up to date with my latest work.

 

I'll be blogging about a range of theories and topics but here is where I'll talk about new ideas, influences and techniques with which I'm currently befuddling.

 

Gavin Coote as Nolan's calf. Ryan Lane,  Broken Hill. November 2014.

Since moving to the outback, journalist Gavin Coote has seen first-hand how strength and self-reliance inhabit every aspect of daily life in the bush.

Throughout Australia, as the gap widens and the drought looms a new kind of challenge emerges. It expounds the value of shelter and water and makes the age of entitlement seem distant and gauche.

Desolation, during its previous visits, always carried a unique flavour. Impossible to put into words, it took the likes of Drysdale and Nolan to articulate but all agreed - once experienced it was to never be forgotten. And yet we have forgotten.