Typography design and the english language

Today I offered to collect our Transmission host Artist from the trainstation and buy her a drink in the Showroom cafe. Her name?  Only… caroline Bergvall!!  As in professor, MOMA Showing, world travelling, amazon book published poet… performance artist… performance poet artist etc. She was amazing. She talked alot about the crux of language. VeryContinue reading “Typography design and the english language”

Hand made wooden skyscrapers

This is beautiful. I can’t think of anything else to say about this building, other than when I look at pictures of it I  get a sense of awe.   I wish I could create something as substainial or as powerful as that image. I can only hope for the future, I guess. P.S. 16Continue reading “Hand made wooden skyscrapers”

UNDERCLASSISM

UNDERCLASSRISING I came to Sheffield, Because I thought post-industrial banality was cool, now i’M way too cool for Sheffield. Read On.. Who needs Sheffield when you’ve got Saatchi & Saatchi. Charles loved the way we wanted to gentrify some naff old Cooling Towers in the name of art; he thought that it would make the perfect ‘cum shot’Continue reading “UNDERCLASSISM”

PAD/D [Political Art Documentation / Distribution]

PAD/D [Political Art Documentation / Distribution] is an amazing group from the 80’s that was pretty short lived. Their whole archived collection of work is available to look at by appointment at the MoMA, Queens. The PAD/D is an interesting group because it’s a huge group of artists that came together not to chat aboutContinue reading “PAD/D [Political Art Documentation / Distribution]”

What a Commercial?!

I went to the movies today, and the trailer adverts were playing and they were allpretty much the same old shizzle. But then this one came on.The cinematography and the basic philosophy of life…. I first thought OH its gotta be for expedia or something, then I though Orange! Because Orange always do great commericals,Continue reading “What a Commercial?!”

working 9 – 5 what a way to make a living!

I hate it. It’s not so much the job, but the idea of complete waste of my time. Like the fact my life is only worth £5.77 an hour. My life is, i feel, my time is worth so much more. And it’s not that this job benefits my Being. If anything it merely corruptsContinue reading “working 9 – 5 what a way to make a living!”

Wittgenstein

Wittgenstein, nurtured by the Vienna Circle (the wings of both Frege and Russell), though also considered to be soft deconstructionist by many contemporary academics, was a philosopher whose intellectual business concerned meaning—that is, how do words gain meaning? His work, I believe, should be of particular interest to designers and artist alike—for these are bothContinue reading “Wittgenstein”

Smizz’s Life Objectives.

Today I just had a chilling out day. Too much partying makes me very chilled and lazy. So I’ve read some poetry and art. And chilled at the South Sea Port (which was VERY touristy) And took some pictures.Wrote some ideas down, and wrote my life objectives that has taken me 20 years to figureContinue reading “Smizz’s Life Objectives.”