Mark Newbound

Mark Newbound films the quiet focus of makers at the bench as they slowly build objects of great beauty and intricacy.

We feature his films along with his and the makers’ reflections on the filming process.


Philip Faulks ✿ Greek chorus 📽️ - Mark Newbound's film beautifully captures Philip Faulk's meditative papercutting.
Mehrnoosh Ganji ✿ Soul Star Pendant 📽️ - A film by Mark Newbound captures the quiet focus and skill involved in the jewellery craft of Mehrnoosh Ganji. Soul Star Pendant reflects the spiritual values underlying its production.
Mike Nicholls ✿ Finds a bird in the tree 📽️ - In his latest video, Mark Newbound ventures beyond the studio to witness the sculptor Mike Nichols transform a cypress tree into a gannet. 
Jane Sawyer ✿ Character, signature and breath 📽️ - Mark Newbound's latest film dwells on the poetry of repetition in Jane Sawyer's ceramic production.
Chiaroscuro at the bench: Watch Vicki Mason make a threaded brooch 📽️ - Mark Newbound visited the studio of Melbourne jeweller Vicki Mason. 
Emma Davies weaves a world from twine and bone 📽️ - The latest slow take from Mark Newbound features Emma Davies in her Mornington studio creating a sculpture from twine and seal bones.
Filming Mehrnoosh Ganji’s magnificent new work 📽️ - Mehrnoosh Ganji was our garlandee for the Persian Prospect issue. Here Mark Newbound records the artist her self as she delicately dis-assembles and re-assembles her new work, Golestan Palace. 
Mark Newbound: Filming craft alchemy 📽️ - Garland is proud to welcome on board our video producer, Mark Newbound.