New York, New York – touristy tips

I’ve worked in NYC, had several shows in NYC, and been such a tourist – and everytime I go – I ALWAYS find something new and amazing that i missed the 1st time around. Friends here in the UK always ask me for some advise. So here’s some for anyone going to NYC on vacation,Continue reading “New York, New York – touristy tips”

New SMIZZ website (update)

It has been a looooooooong  time i last undated my website. or indeed blog properly.  so here is to a new productive smizz mass y’all! Check out my new site. I’ve gone old-skool but I think you might like it! 🙂 WWW.SARAHSMIZZ.COM (you just click sarah smizz, or new page to get to the mainContinue reading “New SMIZZ website (update)”

Happiness Only Exists when Shared (travel)

One thing that I have learnt is that if your traveling alone, its the people that you meet on your adventures that make it something.  Sometimes you WANT to be alone. And this is completely cool. However, your own company sometimes wears thin.  Especially during the evenings when most evening activities seem to designed for 2+ people. Clubs, Gigs, restaurant seating….YouContinue reading “Happiness Only Exists when Shared (travel)”

We are all surplus: why the dark matter of the artworld matters

NOTE: This will probably change. this version is NOT going to be published in printed format; but a variation of this article will (alas a BETTER version of it). But you know, please feel free to comment; and yeah. We are all surplus:  why the dark matter of the artworld matters. Dark Matter: Art and Politics in theContinue reading “We are all surplus: why the dark matter of the artworld matters”

How to Write an Artist statement, word?!

Forget art school. Smizzy has the answers….. No I actually, I don’t have ALL the answers – but I do know where to find the answers that I seek.  Well, answers are usually more like tips to help you find your own personal answer – but resembles some sort of answer never-the-less. I realized aContinue reading “How to Write an Artist statement, word?!”

if you’re in cali?

If you are around the Santa Monica area anytime soon, drop into the California Heritage Museum to see the current exhibition,Skateboard: Evolution And Art. Guest curated by Nathan Pratt in conjunction with museum staff curator Michael Trotter and advisory committee members Jeff Ho, Skip Engblom, Cris Dawson, Tony Alva, Stacy Peralta and Christian Hosoi. TheContinue reading “if you’re in cali?”

Sim-City-Coke!

This is an advert for Coca-Cola, currently appearing on a number of bus shelters and street hoardings around Belfast. The SimCity-style recreation of the city suggests that Coke have employed a creative team who can whip one of these up for every major city they choose to advertise in. That said, they’ve got plenty ofContinue reading “Sim-City-Coke!”

The Sheffield Landscape

Wait-whaaaaart? more info coming soon. word.

bushwick biennial!

The constant flowering of bohemia is not a construct of advertising, nor of the whims of a dozen infamous gallerists. It is the generational engine of youth culture, alive and well, striving at the border of the mainstream, throwing out its various statements while at the same time contributing to a community that has registeredContinue reading “bushwick biennial!”