nearly a year after graduating, reflection: everyday i’m shuffling

Technically speaking i didn’t graduate until November when I officially got my certificate and that. But by transcript and exam board standards and the expiration of my  university log-in username – it has been since June 2010.   It’s nearly been a whole year! Last night I was online stalking some of my favourite artists/peopleContinue reading “nearly a year after graduating, reflection: everyday i’m shuffling”

Because art should be made through the process of discussion (CRIT GROUP)

ANOTHER CRIT GROUP – FOR YOU!  BANK STREET ARTS, TUESDAY 12TH APRIL 2011, 5:30 ALL WELCOME. Are you interested in art? Or are you an artist? Do you want some some critical discussions about art, sheffield art scene and/or your own artwork? Do you want to build a network of artists?! THEN THIS IS WHATContinue reading “Because art should be made through the process of discussion (CRIT GROUP)”

Happiness Only Exists when Shared (travel)

One thing that I have learnt is that if your traveling alone, its the people that you meet on your adventures that make it something.  Sometimes you WANT to be alone. And this is completely cool. However, your own company sometimes wears thin.  Especially during the evenings when most evening activities seem to designed for 2+ people. Clubs, Gigs, restaurant seating….YouContinue reading “Happiness Only Exists when Shared (travel)”

Smizz’s favourite Wikilinkz

Lists of Worsts JFK assassination The Greenhouse Mafia Representations of People in Popular Culture Chess Openings Named After Animals List of Statues by Height Cultural Depictions of Margaret Thatcher Brazilian Players That Play For Another National Team Superlatives New York related lists Houses of Dune Animals Named After Celebrities Middle-Earth Animals Child Prodigies TheInternet  

to mention my working class background, or to not mention my working class background. this is the Q?

So. It has been a while since I last posted a blog post moaning about the working class struggle. I guess I didn’t want to bore you all silly. I’m still as equally, if not more, bitter about my position in society as i was a year or 2 ago. With the conservative government in,Continue reading “to mention my working class background, or to not mention my working class background. this is the Q?”

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”

ART-CRIT – just for you!! BANK STREET ARTS, SHEFFIELD

AN ART CRIT GROUP FOR EVERYONE want some critical discussion or feedback on art or your practice in general? You can’t always get what you want, but sometimes, you might just find (get) what YOU NEED! Bring friends, your work, or ideas, or debates, or compliments, or love, or exhibitions, or whatever. Make the itContinue reading “ART-CRIT – just for you!! BANK STREET ARTS, SHEFFIELD”

We are all surplus: why the dark matter of the artworld matters

NOTE: This will probably change. this version is NOT going to be published in printed format; but a variation of this article will (alas a BETTER version of it). But you know, please feel free to comment; and yeah. We are all surplus:  why the dark matter of the artworld matters. Dark Matter: Art and Politics in theContinue reading “We are all surplus: why the dark matter of the artworld matters”

Smizz’s top 10 movies of 2010 PART 1 (10-6)

Yes, there is indeed still a week or 2 left in 2010 – of which  a movie of a high calibre could be released. However, in the UK, we get movies released behind our USA contemporaries… from as little as 1 week to a gapping 1 year gap! I’m a movie fanatic. I’ve seen prettyContinue reading “Smizz’s top 10 movies of 2010 PART 1 (10-6)”