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”

love drawings of cities

just playing around with form, and layout and that.  this is an unsuccessful drawing for what i need it for, but i can’t help but show you some stuff i’m working on. i can’t believe i get paid $$$$ to do what I love to draw! today the sun shines, and drawings are going well.Continue reading “love drawings of cities”

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  

urban farmers when i was in chicago

so, i formatted my camera. i’m wanting to take beautiful photo’s of my everyday life. the whole tsunami thing made me re-realize (for like the 1000th time) that i need to appericate everyday – esp. everyday i’m not working! So before i got rid of some memories that have lost their quality  being uploaded onContinue reading “urban farmers when i was in chicago”

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?”

SHEFFIELD UNIVERSAL EDUCATION COLLECTIVE

This could become very important. It might not be the free Liverpool Art School University; but for Sheffield it has a super amount of potential. The big society indeed. Find out more here: http://sheffielduniversaleducationcollective.wordpress.com/2011/01/26/join-us/ Basic info on Sheffield Universal Education Collective: The Sheffield Universal Education Collective is a recently formed body of rank and file unionContinue reading “SHEFFIELD UNIVERSAL EDUCATION COLLECTIVE”

CAKEeveryone’s 1st Newsletter: SlamJam; Art-Crit; ZineDay & FEASTinSHEFFIELD

SATURDAY, 26 FEBRUARY 2011 CAKEHYPE PLEASE LET CAKE RE-INTRODUCE OURSELVES! HI! THIS IS CAKE! FINALLY. Formally known as CAKE ARTSPACE/SHEFFIELD/ART-GALLERY/WHATEVER YOU CALLED US. After many months of soul-searching, and slave-wage-labour, CAKE IS BACK. And nothing excites CAKE more than working WITH YOU to generate exhibitions/events/workshops/publications/your-vision-here. Currently at CAKE, we are working really hard on puttingContinue reading “CAKEeveryone’s 1st Newsletter: SlamJam; Art-Crit; ZineDay & FEASTinSHEFFIELD”

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”