Wrapped Art Project – Site specific work created for Inner West Council


I was recently invited by Inner West Council to create artwork for their Wrapped Art project.
Here’s a couple of photos of me with one of the four site-specific artworks I created for this project.
You can find them around the Inner West along with four other incredible artists.

The artwork is a reimagination of Nocturnal Vibrations, Newtown Art Seat 2016.
Photographing the main hubs of the Inner West near the site locations, to recreate a streetscape, that sits underneath the bright outback stars.
I had the opportunity to photography the Milkyway in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park NT, after gaining permission to enter at night.
Connecting these two places, bringing the stars back into the city, revealing a magical sky that matches the character and personality that is the Inner West.


Daniel Kukec Photography
Daniel Kukec Photography





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palimpsest: palɪm(p)sɛst a landscape of memory

Excited to announce a duo exhibition with Toby Penney (USA) in September at Penny Contemporary in Hobart. 

We will be showcasing work we created during our residency together at Chateau Orquevaux, France. 
The exhibition, palimpsest: palɪm(p)sɛst a landscape of memory, explores the rich layers of cultural identity and physical form.

Opening 6pm Friday September 27th
Penny Contemporary – 187 Liverpool Street. Hobart Tasmania.

27th September – 21st October 

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The Fire Garden – Sydenham Edge Festival

The Fire Garden, by Tortuga Studios with support of Inner West Council.
August 10th starting at Sundown till 10.30 pm at Sydneham Green, Sydenham.  

“Fire’s real beauty is that it destroys responsibility and consequences” Fahhrenheit 451

Part fronded beauty, part mechanical jungle, THE FIRE GARDEN was forged in the flames of the inner west’s industrial heartland.

Featuring the work of over 40 artists and performers, this vagabond plot challenges our preconceptions of beauty, power, the ancient pull of our tribal past and what is ‘acceptable’ in contemporary society.

With fire-based installations, interactive works, sculptures, projections, live music, DJs, campfires, food trucks and more, THE FIRE GARDEN will roar into life from sundown on Saturday 10 August, beneath the jet trails that soar above Sydenham Green.

Artists + performers, in no particular order: Dillon MacEwan, Murray Adams + Chris Virus, Garth Knight, IKARA, Grant Robinson, Rachael Lafferty, Jasmine Poole + Chris Sewell, Mark Swartz, Justin Harvey, Tolmie MacRae (Rogue Simian) ICARUS, Circusworks, Gemma Lark, Zac Hutchinson, Kohei Saiuchi, Sam Rowlands (Uncle Uncel), TROLLEY’D, Miguel Valenzuela Rhiannon Hopley, Kris Perry, Mary Flaskas, Vix Brown, Pirate Photography, Simon Scheuerle, Jess Weir, Pete Strong, BUNKWAA, Cult of Everything, Isaac Gallagher, Brendan Pierce, Rob Maxwell, Lu Campbell-Smith, ALIEN PROOF CONSTRUCTION, Outrageous Entertainment, Sunny the Goth.

Live music:
White Knuckle Fever
The Loud Hailers
Music performance:
NikNak vs Abstract Doll
Jenn Moore
Mashy Pea
DJ Lexx

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