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”

travel like buddism?

Travel makes you a Buddhist, teaching you that attachments are, all too often, only temporary. A scarf left on a Portuguese beach, a new Tunisian friend whose e-mail address proves unreadable—they come and they go. But of course, they never go completely. We remember them: how gently they caressed our neck—the scarf, I mean—and theyContinue reading “travel like buddism?”

Working in a bookstore DESIGN picks for Xmas PART 1

I spend my time between either chatting up people to buy linksaves, attempting to make riverting book-selling conversation with customers or shelving. Shelving is actually my favourite thing.  I get to look at the cover, typography, printing, publisher and designer as I take the book to the correct area.  In my head i do aContinue reading “Working in a bookstore DESIGN picks for Xmas PART 1”

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”

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?”