POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE by Will & Garrett Huxley
Postcards from the Edge is our story, two small town boys surviving against the odds. Being a homo in homogeny was a hard task but we learned at a young age if you can’t assimilate, its time to exaggerate. As Oscar Wilde famously said “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken”. We took that advise and embellished it. These images span from opposite sides of a sunburnt land. Telling the tale of two lost boys looking for that rare kindred bird of feather to fly together.
Snapshots from a childhood drenched in suburban malaise. Two sparkling dandies making their way through the moist milieu of 1980’s and 90’s Australia. Surrounded by sun filled ‘paradises’ that confirmed everything we weren’t. Searching for glimmers of hope found in Bowie shaped stars in the skies and warm Purple Rain. Dreaming of our very own Xanadu
Postcards from the Edge 2018
Smalltown Boy (Surfers Paradise) 2018
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For 2017
Smalltown Boy (Perth) 2018
Oh My Goth
Smalltown Boy Video
DISASTER FANTASY MURALS by Will & Garrett Huxley
A concept taken from childhood delving into an obsession with disasters. Earthquake, flood, volcanic eruption, tidal wave, plane crash, quicksand. These large scale works are created with a combination of costume, performance and photography. The works are pasted up on walls as large scale murals.
Tropical Cyclone Disaster, 2016
S.O.S Tour Bus Disaster Fantasy, 2015
S.O.S Tour Bus Disaster Fantasy, Mural BakeHouse Studios, 2015
S.O.S Glam Rock Disaster Fantasy, 2014
DARK SIDE OF THE RAINBOW
Dark Side of the Rainbow is a short film inspired by Judy Garland and the darker side of Hollywood. 2016
S.O.S (Style Over Substance) MUSIC VIDEO
Music Video for S.O.S (Style Over Substance)
CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS, 2014
Carnival of the Animals is an exhibition that fuses the worlds of fashion and art with Garrett Huxley’s colourful and dynamic photographic portraits, costumes and video works. The work pays tribute to and honours our relationship with the animal kingdom. Inspired by ritual costume and empowering the wearer with a sense of the wild. This unique show truly captures the vibrancy and flair of our feathered, furred and fabulous friends.
Frog, Carnival of the Animals Dance, Video, by Garrett & Will Huxley
Carnival of the Animals images printed onto canvas and silk, garments made by Garrett Huxley
FABRIS ANATOMICA, 2005
Work inspired by J.C Flugel's book, The Psychology of Clothes, focusing on the relationship between clothing and our bodies.
THE NEW ROMANCE 2002
The New Romance is about change, riding on the cusp of where you can view your past and future.
The New Romance
The first works experimenting with the manipulation of film, using Black and White 35mm negatives and creating large scale prints. The imagery focuses on human and animal forms being manipulated to create imagery that presents new ways of representing ourselves in photographic portraiture.