Parra Illustrator

I totally digg this work: Each week we were making one new design available via the Arkitip Intel but we have now placed the entire collection online. 32-year-old Dutch illustrator and designer Parra has decorated the Amsterdam underground with his playful, bizarre graphics that span a broad base of themes, from introspective to audacious and bawdy. TheContinue reading “Parra Illustrator”

i have to make this my 1st post in months

Alfredo Jarr’s ‘ The Marx Lounge’ at liverpool Biennale comes close to a Smizz hot Fantasy!  phewwww! The Marx Lounge includes recent publications provided by the UK’s primary radical publishing company, Verso Books, and copies of The Communist Manifesto translated into the minority languages of Liverpool. Activating the work is a lively discursive programme of talksContinue reading “i have to make this my 1st post in months”

What’s next, you ask?

So, now i’m out of the funk of degree show – I can now return to being a (semi) normal functioning member of society.  Having done a bunch of different shows – professional/solo/group/white cube/alternative space, I can now tell y’all that Degree Show is NOTHING like putting a ‘real’ show on. Well, there are obviously similarities,Continue reading “What’s next, you ask?”

Institutional critique in 2010, is it an alternative version?

Institutional critique in 2010, is it an alternative version? In 1974, Hans Haacke mounted an index of the museum’s corporate sponsors and board of trustees along the Guggenheim’s walls. The work, simply titled, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Board of Trustees, bared the political and economic affiliations behind the exhibition’s proverbial curtain. For Haacke, the work’sContinue reading “Institutional critique in 2010, is it an alternative version?”

Sleep’s for the faint-hearted

so i threw up a new website first page for OBJEKT publication that a group of us started in january. we’re slowly getting there! it will be worth it, promise. http://objekt.tk/

i work very hard

i did this reflections piece for #class and in it, i said that I was bitter. i was given advise of that i need to stop being bitter by my previous professor, michael corris, saying that i need to forget what was – and concentrate on what will be. and what is right now. iContinue reading “i work very hard”

postcards wanna be’s: DID ART LIE TO YOU?

Just something fun to keep me entertained whilst I’m ill. My practice isn’t anything like this but I imagine that these are the beginnings of a really fun screen print series. Or postcards. There are more and some of these need re-designing .  but i’m feeling like i can get into this regular blogging again.Continue reading “postcards wanna be’s: DID ART LIE TO YOU?”

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”