deriving knowledge – smizz review of altermodern @ TATE

Altermodern – Tate Triennial DERIVING KNOWLEDGE Gasp! Postmodernism is dead? Say what?? I didn’t get the memo. According to a few scholars, post modernity has been dead since the late 80’s when criticality left it high and dry. We see Dave Beech in February’s issue of Art Monthly talking about how art is now becomingContinue reading “deriving knowledge – smizz review of altermodern @ TATE”

Platforms, Plateaus and Potential for Progress Art Event/Festival

Holla at cha girl. IT IS HERE CONTEMPORARY ART AS DIALOGUE ARTIST GROUP HAVE EVENTUALLY GOT HERE THE FESTIVAL, WITH ALL THE HIGHS AND LOWS THAT IT ENTAILS, HAS FINIALLY ARRIVED.  STARTS 6TH MARCH – 12TH MARCH MORE DETAILS AND DOWNLOADABLE PUBLICATION (WHICH WILL BE AROUND SHEFFIELD IN BEAUTIFUL PRINT FORM – SO LOOK OUTContinue reading “Platforms, Plateaus and Potential for Progress Art Event/Festival”

sounds good, no?

So I was discussing my concerns with a developing straw of my artwork today. It kinda, as you can see from the images froma  previous post, has the asethetics of Robin Rhode. Who I love and have been following for years – way before the artworld got ahold of him.  Even though my interaction andContinue reading “sounds good, no?”

CAaD

Our CAaD Artfestival is coming next week and I am SHITTING MYSELF!!!!!! It’s been a stressful journey up to now – and you know what? ITS JUST ABOUT TO GET MORE FREAKIN’ STRESSFUL. I now see why it isn’t a good idea to be ambitious at art college. Especially if it’s ambition which is autonomousContinue reading “CAaD”

Alberto de Pedro

I stumbled across this artist today on my daily trip around the blogo-sphere and I think his work is totally refreshing – both because of its size and locality. Taking a tip from the Little-People school of the-harder-to-find-the-more-visually-rewarding-the-piece, Alberto de Pedro from Madrid gives us minuscule wheatpasted versions of the local shops around the PalaceContinue reading “Alberto de Pedro”

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”

Platforms, Plateaus and Potential for Progress

What does that mean to you?   RISK, INTEGRITY and HOPE fo shizz. I can’t believe that I  gotta be up at like 8:15am 2mozzle. Dude! I’ve only seen 8 at xmas day for the past 2 – 3 weeks!   Meetings, meetings…. meetings. Its hardwork this artist group stuff (not that I’m any meansContinue reading “Platforms, Plateaus and Potential for Progress”

slam jam sheffield uk poetry night

Cake artspace is above Lounge Bar =  270 Glossop Road / west street, Sheffield, S10 2HS. 2nd december 2008, 7:30pm onwards open mic, music n drinks FREE, suggested donation

For those who don’t go to Liverpool

So here is my work in this amazing publication commissioned by OpenEye Gallery. It got chosen which was amazing. And here’s a taster of my artwork existing outside of what Ive already done with it.   This is me like WHAT I CANT BELIEVE IT?