the locked room

today as part of the CAaD’s festival, 7 members (including myself) are going to be locked in a freezing cold gallery space from 12 midday 2day (sunday) to 12 midday 2moz (monday) without sleep, and bare miminum food and basic clothing. we are only allowed to bring 1 material and 1 object each. No technologyContinue reading “the locked room”

Let me tell you a story

There once was an amazing art school called PSalter Lane.  It had an amazing library that just didn’t hold books and journals but contained a real vibe to learning and 100’s of years of history amoungst it’s books. It apparently even has its on ghosts! Psalter Lane had a community about it. You could walkContinue reading “Let me tell you a story”

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”

Slam Jam Sheffield

Last night went awesome! Again! I can’t believe how it spread by word of mouth so well. just goes to show, it is the WORD ON THE STREET. We had some amazing poets perform. and that’s all i’m going to say – other than after hosting for 2 hours and half – and preparing theContinue reading “Slam Jam Sheffield”

Poetry Night part 2

Yeahhh that’s right, poetry night is back in the sheffield town! It’s SLAM JAM time again! This time its on the 17th Feb. 2009, 7:30pm onwards suggested donation £2! (to maintain CAKE artspace and to go towards Contemporary Arts as Dialogue arts event) Open Mic, special performances, music and DRINKS GOOOOOOOOOOD TIMES! WHERE? CAKE ARTSPACE,Continue reading “Poetry Night part 2”

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”

Smizz performing at:

For all those who digg my night SLAM JAM at CAKE ARTSPACE, Sheffield. And for all those that have heard how Legend……..(wait for it )………ary, LEGENDARY it is – then you should totally check out the open mic night at the LESCAR in Sheffield, UK on Tuesday 27th Jan.  7:30pm onwards. I was asked toContinue reading “Smizz performing at:”