Smizz’s top 10 movies of 2010 continued! part 2!

It’s taken me some time to just write this post. I’ve been thinking about it too often, to the point it made me not trust my own judgement ha! I saw the magnificent King’s Speech and even though I know that it was released in the USA in 2010, as a UK-ien I can’t putContinue reading “Smizz’s top 10 movies of 2010 continued! part 2!”

Working in a bookstore DESIGN picks for Xmas PART 1

I spend my time between either chatting up people to buy linksaves, attempting to make riverting book-selling conversation with customers or shelving. Shelving is actually my favourite thing.  I get to look at the cover, typography, printing, publisher and designer as I take the book to the correct area.  In my head i do aContinue reading “Working in a bookstore DESIGN picks for Xmas PART 1”

book cover archive

The best thing for me working in a bookstore is the book covers. my dream’s wet dream would be to work for Penguin books. it’s a curse being so interested in design and book formats working in a bookstore chain as i find myself sneakingly look around to see the typography layout, the paper, theContinue reading “book cover archive”

1 more day

So, keep it locked here for the Smizz update/ view onto the Sheffield Doc/Fest. It’s strange because i haven’t felt this nervous about being apart of something in a long time. I think my degree-show probably came close. but this is a differnet type of nerves.  this is the ‘real’ world! this is the filmContinue reading “1 more day”

Figuring out a time-table to make work

It’s been hard working out time to sit down and actually MAKE ART WORK. But it’s not like i’ve not been making art! I’m getting contributors together to create a publication about the Art school in the art school in Syracuse, NY.  I’m trying to get teaching experience. I now work at Waterstones and thenContinue reading “Figuring out a time-table to make work”

the open road is wide open, but for what?

the open road 2 1/2 months have gone by since i last wrote on this blog. life is unexpected and ferocious. i have met many new wonderful people. i love being on the road. i take trains to places i have never been. cheap buses to places where i have been before. i see theContinue reading “the open road is wide open, but for what?”

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?”