new workz coming soon, a taster & thoughts on things right now!

I’m excited because I actually have some real NEW works, that i’ve made without having a show to make them for, or getting paid to make it for someone, and they’ve evolved over the past 2 months worth of development, reading and meticulous note writing. So I’m stoked that i’m back to thinking and making … feelsContinue reading “new workz coming soon, a taster & thoughts on things right now!”

SLAM FOR JAPAN with CAKE at BANK STREET ARTS

SLAM FOR JAPAN SLAM JAM part 5: Thrown Together now seems like an appropriate title.   At CAKE we will be donating some of our money donated from drinks and any spontaneous donations made by you to the RED CROSS Japan Tsunami Appeal. For every person that attends, the members of CAKE will donate someContinue reading “SLAM FOR JAPAN with CAKE at BANK STREET ARTS”

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”

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”

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”

flexible architectural elements

I have been interested in in Oiticica’s Parangolé* as flexible architectural elements, this can be compared to the way markets circuses and other ephemeral architectural devices function, in the sense that they don’t just have one way of use but they are open to improvisation and constant change.  

International Project Space

“Formed in London in 1942, the Design Research Unit was responsible for some of the most important design produced in post-war Britain. It pioneered a model for group practice, being the first consultancy in the country to bring together expertise in architecture, graphics and industrial design. By the 1970s it was one of the largestContinue reading “International Project Space”

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”