The politics to group runnings

Now this ain’t gonna be no academic piece of writing, or any kind of article. It’s just me moaning/celebrating and documenting a fleeting moment. I just bought Collectivism After Modernism (got it imported from US as it’s now out of print in UK – typical)  edited by B. Stimson and G. Sholette. It’s one ofContinue reading “The politics to group runnings”

No rest for the wicked

So I’ve just had my assessment for studio practice; and it was all good.  I was expecting the worst – I think if I try and really brush up on my editing skills and how I engage in dialogue and discussion I could be a better student. As it is… i’m still a pretty awesomeContinue reading “No rest for the wicked”

is just getting too old

21 today. my life is disappearing before me. i’m only 39 years away from getting a free bus pass. Now that’s perspective! On another note: imagine having some sort of cool art campaign against gentrification including the public/community embedded art pieces – e.g.

Ever get this…

(one of THEM posts again) That you look over your work, or an essay… or perhaps even maybe just something simple like an email  and gone OH MY GOD! WTF am I doing? Well not so much in those words, but I’m just deciding on what work to put forward for my Skowhegan application –Continue reading “Ever get this…”

Smizz’s xmas agenda to do list!

in no particular order: -Hang out with the DONX Crew = peeps from school who I can care to see. -Read at least 4 books before I get back to college. -Catch up on my movie going and DVD watching. -Take my mother to see Changeling and make her like it.  -More museum stuff. -Finish and sendContinue reading “Smizz’s xmas agenda to do list!”

New School,NYC, in Exile….

The New York Schools in Exile Occupation The original idea of the University in Exile, and the New School in general, was to be a safe-haven for academic freedom and scholarship free of oppressive political regimes, be they in Europe or America, and to be a center for critical engagement with important issues of ourContinue reading “New School,NYC, in Exile….”