finally something new from the smizz

yes something kinda new, just try upload a video onto youtube but uni internet is sloowwwwwww man maybe another day but hey here is a taster of smizzle

New Year Resolutions

RESOLUTIONS ARE: – To maintain, or do [ideally] better in my grades at college.  So MORE WORK since i’m an MA student now. – practice my critical art writing skills – That the year 2009 is just as fun and amazing as 2008! – Don’t worry – BE HAPPY! – make more time for friends.Continue reading “New Year Resolutions”

FIRST STUDENT-LED BIENNIAL EVER, IN SHEFFIELD

The accumulation of culture Culture – a build up of. In Dialogue. The Transmission-ability of culture. Plateau Platformo.     The “cultural stealth” of our own existence has started to take its toll upon us. In a culture where the idea of transmission-ability/ progress is given up in the name of Post Modernity, the disillusionContinue reading “FIRST STUDENT-LED BIENNIAL EVER, IN SHEFFIELD”

Comment -ary

My friend and I have joked for a long time now that the comments on youtube videos are way entertaining than the videos themselves. The website thatwasepic.com takes this concept one step further. “Decontextualized video comments become modern pieces of poetry.” I don’t know about poetry but some of them are pretty funny and oftenContinue reading “Comment -ary”

Jan Schoenwiesner

Jan Schoenwiesner shot Visual Music, his graduate film, with a DV camera and a homemade 35mm lens adapter! This is what I’m talkin about! So what you don’t have Canon 5D MKII! You might not even have a DV camera!   Quit moping around because you don’t have the latest equipment – just go out andContinue reading “Jan Schoenwiesner”

Smizz treats

So today was the last day at my painstaking job. YIPPEEEEEEE. It was different, and an experience… and it helped me get some cash together to do my USA cross country Amtrak journey…. although I have about $5 for each place I visit because of my somewhat slave labour wage, and because we are nowContinue reading “Smizz treats”

Tate and street art

I’m not sure what I think about this. My intital reaction is,”hells yeah!” But until I see it (next week) I’m going to act nutural towards one of my fav phenomons. The problem I have with it, is the act of which street art is treated as an artworld commodity. It looses it’s intigrity, it’s contextContinue reading “Tate and street art”

To the guy in the movie theatre

This is for the guy at the movie theatre on 34 st and 8th in Manhattan at the 4:15 showing of “Get Smart.” on Sunday. Now I know what you are thinking, what is intellectual, artistic Smizz doing seeing a slap-stick type of movie – I’m allowed to! I wanted a laugh, and it wasContinue reading “To the guy in the movie theatre”