Initially NO

Seddon, Australia

Initially NO enjoys reading poems in pubs and other venues around Melbourne and will be running West Word in Footscray this year. A...

Quirk, whimsy and a whole other world. Laugh and explore… Serious comedy with a human rights and environmentalist understanding, negotiating perceptions outside the range of understood sense.

Acrylics and oil painting, ceramics, found object sculptures, cartoon, digital collage of original works. Poetry, novellas, autobiographical books and many articles.

Composer of tunes on trumpet, guitar and vocals. All original Sppookrockpunk.

‘Been painting and drawing every year of my life. Observation is my visual arts course. And I’ve been creatings demonstrative works for others to help their fight that has become my fight as well.’

Initially NO creations is an arts based business owned by Australian artist Initially NO

Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing RMIT
Bachelor of arts in Literature and theatre studies at Monash University.
Background in performance and extensive training in this. Many tutorials on performance from various Australian and international tutors.

‘Naked ladies’ was published in 2012 by Chipmunka, London,

‘Percipience, outside the range of understood sense’ is a book available at ://
There’s a lot more of Initially NO’s books if you look at her profile on Amazon:

For videos of original songs and poems as well as other stuff on YouTube:

Want to read your poetry in Melbourne? Check out West Word on Facebook, and,

  • Joined: December 2007


Time capsule corner shop

150 years Lola Russell’s family have lived on the corner of King St & Latrobe St. / Recognise the feat of that – the defiance needed. Everyone else would’ve sold up and got rich. / The result of Lola Russell being determined to stay in her family home is, a time capsule experience that Melbourne may not have for long. People only fight this hard to stay in places they love. …
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Petition to stop psychiatric abuse!

Please sign this petition: to stop psychiatric abuse, including forced-drugging, electro-shock and other cruel inhumane treatments and get an apology for it ever having occurred. / PETITION: / Don’t let your name not be on this list! / (And please, se…
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‘Beings volume 1: without cognition’ published!

Beings volume 1: without cognition / A picture book of absurd illustrations / by Initially NO. / This is definitely not a book for children. The images explore strange shady moments in social gatherings, as well as: prejudice, horror, despair and idiosyncrasy. / ‘Beings’ is social commentary in images, about how life can alienate us from our emotions and cause bizarre juxtapositions to occur. /…
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Chipmunka has published my book!

Finally, after some proofreading and finalising ‘Naked ladies’ has been published. It’s my first book published with Chipmunka. It’ll be in ebook for a few months before they publish it in paperback. / / main_page=product_info&products_id=2264
Posted over 4 years – 3 comments
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