SLAM JAM PART 5 (CAKE) AT BANK STREET ARTS, 16TH MARCH 2011

SLAM JAM PT. 5! Sheffield, slam poetry night at BANK STREET ARTS It’s been a while since our last SLAMJAM. This time we are teaming up Bank Street Arts (directions on the website www.bankstreetarts.com )in Sheffield. This is YOUR moment to SHINE. For those who aren’t familiar with the SLAMJAM format. EMAIL us (cake.artgallery@gmail.com) or message onContinue reading “SLAM JAM PART 5 (CAKE) AT BANK STREET ARTS, 16TH MARCH 2011”

push it backwards

This work here reminds me LOOSELY of my own that I’m working on, except mine has less charm, and less talent/skill. And mines this big humorous paranoid mess of critique of structures in the artworld. even so. here’s some inspiration. I digg this! Matthew Lyons just posted a new comic called Push It Backwards. Consistent with everything heContinue reading “push it backwards”

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!”

The Closure of the UK Film Council by Ian

70,000 people oppose UKFC closure, did it work? NOVEMBER 14.10 UKFC Why do we rally en masse? More often than not, it’s purely to protect a worthy cause. In the case of the UK Film Council being axed, that’s exactly what it seemed like we were doing. In July of 2010 our Culture Secretary JeremyContinue reading “The Closure of the UK Film Council by Ian”

sometimes it doesn’t just rain, it pours.

today was one crazy day. it’s one of those days that just makes you wish that you never got outta bed for. now, forget that it was mildly productive, putting my work up and taking some decent pictures. and designing logos for a new up and coming awesome chicago based company and thinking about websiteContinue reading “sometimes it doesn’t just rain, it pours.”

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?!”

if you’re in cali?

If you are around the Santa Monica area anytime soon, drop into the California Heritage Museum to see the current exhibition,Skateboard: Evolution And Art. Guest curated by Nathan Pratt in conjunction with museum staff curator Michael Trotter and advisory committee members Jeff Ho, Skip Engblom, Cris Dawson, Tony Alva, Stacy Peralta and Christian Hosoi. TheContinue reading “if you’re in cali?”

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?”

2012 : The end of the world

When Richie was supposed to be researching his 1st class hons dissertation a few months ago, he came screaming into my room in excitement and annoyance. he read a website: something like this: http://www.indianinthemachine.com/worldconspiraciesandtheawakeninghuman.html that claimed madonna ( as in HOLIDAY! and LIKE A PRAYER) is a slut slave … (im paraphrasing him here) andContinue reading “2012 : The end of the world”