what is the function of art within disaster capitalism: asking questions more than a formulated enquiry/answer. (rant part 2, part 1 of part 2)

what is the function of art within disaster capitalism: politics of art within a post-fordist post democracy. (rant part 2, part 1 of part 2) asking questions more than a formulated enquiry/answer.   part 1 A standard way of relating politics to art assumes that art perhaps represents political issues in one way or another.Continue reading “what is the function of art within disaster capitalism: asking questions more than a formulated enquiry/answer. (rant part 2, part 1 of part 2)”

i don’t usually digg sculpture:

Artist Maurizio Cattelan’s latest piece of work (which is currently on display at the Guggenheim, New York) has to be the craziest/coolest installation I’ve ever seen! More pictures here: http://www.designboom.com/weblog/cat/10/view/17498/maurizio-cattelan-all-retrospective-at-guggenheim-new-york.html I don’t usually digg sculture unless it has a poignant or poetic quality to it. However Cattelan’s latest installation/sculpture piece reminds me of the recent book 100 Objects ofContinue reading “i don’t usually digg sculpture:”

throwing around ideas for xmas shop window display.

My favourite mock up thus far. A winter wonder-land created with paper only! Brightly coloured fun paper! a bit more practice, should make perfect (i can’t even begin to tell you just how difficult it was to make a rectangular box! it brought back all my crazy design technology classes at school where i wouldContinue reading “throwing around ideas for xmas shop window display.”

The Network of Power: Adventures in Capitalism (work/part. 1)

Hello. So I guess my new work is sort of a comic, but I don’t mind it being classed as a comic because… well, comic-artists are some of the coolest people I know. And they speak to a way bigger audience than you know – showy, polished gallery only artists. (Nothing wrong with gallery onlyContinue reading “The Network of Power: Adventures in Capitalism (work/part. 1)”

Getting Back to the Studio…

It has been a very nice vacation. And where as the remaining weeks of 2010 and up to April 2011 were mostly me trying to make money and get a sell-out job (unsuccessfully, i might add), this time i think i’m going to do the opposite. I have a bit of money in my bank nowContinue reading “Getting Back to the Studio…”

Gravity

I’ve been working on a bunch of stuff for this amazing art conference called Gravity. It’s been running all year since Janurary. And now the website that i built is up – it’s actually really amazing to see how many well acomplished artists my co-workers/artists bagged – like ALOT of previous Turner Prize Nominees/winners- bothContinue reading “Gravity”