boarding pass/fail

I’m heading to NYC in a few days (15 days to be exact). I complain about a lot of things when I’m traveling: the food, babies, people that insist on stuffing overhead luggage when it will NOT fit, etc. The one thing I have never considered is the boarding pass. Tyler Thompson has written an excellent articleContinue reading “boarding pass/fail”

the beginnings of my thoughts on education, artworld, and institutional critique

Historically, industrialisation triggered the end of craft and design that in turn divided the makers from the thinkers.  Modernism allowed this transition.  As a result it made the concept of an arts education complicated. With Modernism ruling the market, a college education dominated this thinking, allowing years of psychological self regard to reaffirm the individual but unfortunatelyContinue reading “the beginnings of my thoughts on education, artworld, and institutional critique”

after another birthday

My friend Bwizz always thinks that every time a birthday of mine comes around, I see it as an opportunity to start something – a project, an adventerous piece of writing, ect – to convince myself that I am doing something that gives me some relevance to my existence and ambitions. He would be slightlyContinue reading “after another birthday”

Paul Rand Inc

i found this pretty dope blog entry on my now new fav blog: amassblog.com i’mma re-copy and paste it for your pleasure: i receive lots of emails asking about paul rand. it seems many people want to know what it was like to have him as a teacher, or how many rand-designed items i have. likeContinue reading “Paul Rand Inc”

Quote of the new year

At the gate he topped me and asked, “Where is the master going?’ “I don’t know ,” i SAID, “Just out of here, just out of here. Out of here, nothing else, it’s the only way I can reach my goal” “So you know your goal?” he asked. “Yes,” I replied, ” I’ve just toldContinue reading “Quote of the new year”

SLAM JAM: SLAM POETRY NIGHT SHEFFIELD

SLAM JAM is back and at a brand new location; Bloc Studios! Its the same format as before, different location and cheaper drinks!!! Hosted once more by friend of CAKE, half-pint-sized ghetto superstar (critically acclaimed by the New York Times) Sarah Smizz. If you want to be on the line up get in touch atContinue reading “SLAM JAM: SLAM POETRY NIGHT SHEFFIELD”