Fee or no Fee?

So, we know that my relationships with the institution – whether that be the University/academy, or the school, or the gallery/museum, or the family, ect – are rocky, and often precarious. No matter what I do, I always seem to be screwed by them. Take the place where I study.  I love SHU. I thinkContinue reading “Fee or no Fee?”

The Sheffield Landscape

Wait-whaaaaart? more info coming soon. word.

new smizz work

finally, eh?!

Thinkin’ up a master (money) making plan

So, currently I have been working  a series of crazy part time/fulltime summer jobs in order to make some money.  But everytime I make some cash, it seems to go on direct debits, plane tickets, getting to and from work, getting to and from sheffield, food shopping etc, so basically  my money just goes onContinue reading “Thinkin’ up a master (money) making plan”

Art Of England Magazine

Avilable from all good bookstores such as WH Smith, borders, ect. Art of England , Sept 09 edition. Here are some bad quality images (as i don’t own a scanner!) of the interview that Nathaniel Pitt ( of Pitts Studio Gallery in Worcester)did  with me about Project Biennale (www.projectbiennale.tk)  and the peripheral as, well iContinue reading “Art Of England Magazine”

The Double Agent (first Draft – NOT Referenced properly yet!!!)

The Double Agent –   FIRST DRAFT, NOTTTT REFERENCED PROPERLY How artistic collectivism and interventionist collaborative practices can be a confident move from Aesthetic autonomy to engagement with the social, the work place and the community. “Despite the [above] reservations a community still seems the only means by which we can overcome the extreme isolationContinue reading “The Double Agent (first Draft – NOT Referenced properly yet!!!)”

The Last Lecture

After I finished the 4 week teaching gig in Hastings last week, I got this awesome card off the kids saying thank you. That was great. What was even more surprising than that was a card and a book off my monitor. Every teacher has a monitor who takes the kids to town and onContinue reading “The Last Lecture”

start of an abstract I’m working on. In The WORKS

The Impossible ‘Architecture’ – How artistic collectivism  and interventionist collaborative practices can be a confident move from Aesthetic autonomy to engagement with the social, the work place and the community. Over the past 10 years or so, socially engaged artists have made ‘work’ that is, distributed into the public sphere using various mediums including, moreContinue reading “start of an abstract I’m working on. In The WORKS”

A change of a city SURFace

A city usually associated with frosty beer and weather, Montréal shows off their summer side with a surf spot on the St. Lawrence River. Hidden behind the prestigious Habitat 67—a Moshe Safdie apartment building infamous for its Expo 67debut and infinite occupancy waiting list—the location may sound tame. One look at the wetsuit-clad surfers navigating the surf proves thatContinue reading “A change of a city SURFace”

re visioning China Town, LA – USA

Urban visionary James Rojas captures the energy of L.A.’s transient Chinatown environment in his exhibit Re-imagining Chinatown: An Interactive Planning Process. Nationally acclaimed for his insight into U.S. Latino urban built culture and co-founder of the Latino Urban Forum, Rojas brings his intimacy with community to the exhibition aiming to create an installation that “mimics the dynamic and collectiveContinue reading “re visioning China Town, LA – USA”