Penguin book designs

When PENGUIN was founded in 1935 with the radical concept of producing inexpensive paperback editions of high quality books, it adopted an equally progressive approach to typography and cover design. Under Jan Tschichold in the 1940s and Germano Facetti in the 1960s, Penguin became an exemplar of book design. I got these from Things magazine..Continue reading “Penguin book designs”

doc film industry collaboration

So, it’s just under a week since Doc/Fest finished.  The experience was priceless on so many different levels. It was great seeing how the documentary film industry works incomparison to the art-world. In the art-world people flock to art-fairs and openings and auctions and so forth.  There’s this kind of eliteness that you sense inContinue reading “doc film industry collaboration”

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?”

smizz in nyc – again, again, again

i’ve been tryna post this post for a while – since i got here – which is a week today! I’ll be heading home in 2 days, but i just had to share with y’all my amazing NYC experience!! The class exhibition info i’ll blog when I get home in the UK but for now:Continue reading “smizz in nyc – again, again, again”

green fingers smizz

For my birthday, Jen bought me an awesome Bonsai tree. She bought me a tree because last  year i nursed a parsley plant back to health from near death and we called him Terrance. She named my new Bonsai tree Mike. Bonsai tree’s, unlike many other plans, are dramatic plants! It’s a constant rollercoaster lookingContinue reading “green fingers smizz”

after another birthday

My friend Bwizz always thinks that every time a birthday of mine comes around, I see it as an opportunity to start something – a project, an adventerous piece of writing, ect – to convince myself that I am doing something that gives me some relevance to my existence and ambitions. He would be slightlyContinue reading “after another birthday”