Book Launch!

I’m very pleased to say that my partner-in-crime (collaborator!) Abi Goodman & I’s SUBVERTIZE project (http://readvertise.wordpress.com/ – website needs to be updated hehe) work is featured in the amazing Ania Bas book which is created from a whole year’s awesome residency in Parsons Cross, Sheffield. It’s a fantastic book – which you can get for FREEContinue reading “Book Launch!”

Lovely Book Covers

I really can’t stop looking at book covers.  I will buy a book if the cover is awesome and I have some money to burn in my pocket. One thing I’ve noticed this year is that, irregardless to the whole iPad/Kindle/E-Reader influx, there’s been a huge increase in books that are beautifully, beautifully crafted –Continue reading “Lovely Book Covers”

Being A Bit Quiet…

Designing is like a whole separate way of working compared to when I create work as an artist. The whole function over form, form and function as an equal playing field. I’d love to learn how to do real typography and letterpressing! I’ve been making my own letters, carving them from wood and lino.  I’ve been lookingContinue reading “Being A Bit Quiet…”

Back in New York City

Friday night, I’m in New Hampshire. Spending what I think is going to be my last night. The threat of Hurricane Irene is on the news, but we’re in New England so it’s no biggy. People post stuff on Facebook to government and news travel warnings for those going to/leaving/ already in NYC. I think,Continue reading “Back in New York City”

Gravity

I’ve been working on a bunch of stuff for this amazing art conference called Gravity. It’s been running all year since Janurary. And now the website that i built is up – it’s actually really amazing to see how many well acomplished artists my co-workers/artists bagged – like ALOT of previous Turner Prize Nominees/winners- bothContinue reading “Gravity”

Because art should be made through the process of discussion (CRIT GROUP)

ANOTHER CRIT GROUP – FOR YOU!  BANK STREET ARTS, TUESDAY 12TH APRIL 2011, 5:30 ALL WELCOME. Are you interested in art? Or are you an artist? Do you want some some critical discussions about art, sheffield art scene and/or your own artwork? Do you want to build a network of artists?! THEN THIS IS WHATContinue reading “Because art should be made through the process of discussion (CRIT GROUP)”

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  

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”