wes anderson designs

Upon a recent Christmas shopping tangent, I discovered that the Criterion Collection have released the first five Wes Anderson films in all new and improved Illustrated glory. With the exception of Ian Dingman’s take on BottleRocket, all of the cover and menu designs have been produced by non other than Anderson’s own brother Eric Chase Anderson,Continue reading “wes anderson designs”

Dreams and Diluted Philosophy

imagine Christopher Nolan’s latest film, Inception (2010), is already being turned into a pop philosophy book. Perhaps it will be part of the same series as The Matrix and Philosophy: Welcome to the Desert of the Real (2002) and Harry Potter and Philosophy: If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts (2004). Inception ’s plot involves a team of corporate espionage operatives, ledContinue reading “Dreams and Diluted Philosophy”

doc film industry collaboration

So, it’s just under a week since Doc/Fest finished.  The experience was priceless on so many different levels. It was great seeing how the documentary film industry works incomparison to the art-world. In the art-world people flock to art-fairs and openings and auctions and so forth.  There’s this kind of eliteness that you sense inContinue reading “doc film industry collaboration”

Smizz can get into the film business yet!

I’m doing a bunch of stuff for Sheff DocFest – the best international documentary film festival in the whole of europe – fact. – if not THE BEST in the world.  infact it is probably the best thing that happens in sheffield, that actually puts poor old sheffield on the map. There’s going to beContinue reading “Smizz can get into the film business yet!”

conspiracy theory no.1.

i have a story for EVERYTHING. Trust. i live with my best friends in an apartment in an old victorian house. There’s 3 apartments in total in the building and we are on the 2nd floor. The neighbours above us are like some sexual deviants.  man, you don’t even wanna hear the sorta stuff andContinue reading “conspiracy theory no.1.”

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?!”

Fee or no Fee?

So, we know that my relationships with the institution – whether that be the University/academy, or the school, or the gallery/museum, or the family, ect – are rocky, and often precarious. No matter what I do, I always seem to be screwed by them. Take the place where I study.  I love SHU. I thinkContinue reading “Fee or no Fee?”

The Sheffield Landscape

Wait-whaaaaart? more info coming soon. word.

A really cool magazine

http://www.purple.fr/journal.php?p=112 this is what real awesome design and magazines are like. Number 1English Version 2010 – Yearly298 pagesCover color, inside black on grey paperCahier 01 Marcel Cohen, 10 textsCahier 02 Living in JapanCahier 03 FranceCahier 04 ThoughtsCahier 05 Comunal ArgeaCahier 06 LisboaCahier 07 CharactersCahier 08 Winter GarmentsCahier 09 New York Now and ThenCahier 10 Buenos Aires, Guillermo Ueno’s Favorite PeopleCahier 11 IdolsCahier 12 AdventuresCahier 13 Szymon Zaleski, The Semitic TragedyCahierContinue reading “A really cool magazine”