A Great Speech to learn from

copied and pasted from:  http://www.williams.edu/home/commencement/2008/serra.php Richard Serra If Not Now, When? <!–watch the video –> It means a great deal to me to receive an honorary doctorate from Williams College, because so many graduates from this institution have directly contributed to and supported my artistic life. I want to take a moment to mention aContinue reading “A Great Speech to learn from”

smizz’s future contribution 2 sundance film festival

working title:  The pea pickers I have been working on a few and many projects. One is trying to write a screenplay. And it’s damn hard! But when Rich and I were talking last night in reference to out “working class manifesto” I remembered a clear memory. My mom worked (and still does) every hourContinue reading “smizz’s future contribution 2 sundance film festival”

In Montreal? why not go to my book launch?

Check it out man. This amazingly cool Canadian artist called: Jean-Francois Prost curated a book of interventionist art practices/projects. He chose my work of Utopian Protagonist – so this is my first official book launch even though there are 3 others in the pipe-line … most to be released later this year. including Heath BuntingsContinue reading “In Montreal? why not go to my book launch?”

Platforms, Plateaus and Potential for Progress Art Event/Festival

Holla at cha girl. IT IS HERE CONTEMPORARY ART AS DIALOGUE ARTIST GROUP HAVE EVENTUALLY GOT HERE THE FESTIVAL, WITH ALL THE HIGHS AND LOWS THAT IT ENTAILS, HAS FINIALLY ARRIVED.  STARTS 6TH MARCH – 12TH MARCH MORE DETAILS AND DOWNLOADABLE PUBLICATION (WHICH WILL BE AROUND SHEFFIELD IN BEAUTIFUL PRINT FORM – SO LOOK OUTContinue reading “Platforms, Plateaus and Potential for Progress Art Event/Festival”

sounds good, no?

So I was discussing my concerns with a developing straw of my artwork today. It kinda, as you can see from the images froma  previous post, has the asethetics of Robin Rhode. Who I love and have been following for years – way before the artworld got ahold of him.  Even though my interaction andContinue reading “sounds good, no?”

CAaD

Our CAaD Artfestival is coming next week and I am SHITTING MYSELF!!!!!! It’s been a stressful journey up to now – and you know what? ITS JUST ABOUT TO GET MORE FREAKIN’ STRESSFUL. I now see why it isn’t a good idea to be ambitious at art college. Especially if it’s ambition which is autonomousContinue reading “CAaD”

anxiety take 2!

arghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh i have so many projects and so little time. I’m starting to get that crushing feeling. Like the world is getting smaller and smaller. Breathing normally is starting to become a chore. My heartbeat goes way faster than normal and i feel physically sick everytime i think about everything I need to do andContinue reading “anxiety take 2!”

my writing sucks

Most people want to pursue something that they’re good at. Well it’s obvious isn’t it? Why would you want to do something you hated…. and the things you enjoy the most tend to be the things you’re good at! Well not for me. I want to be an artist of consequence. Indeed. I also wouldContinue reading “my writing sucks”

How Very Toyko

As featured on the GC previously, the ‘How Very Tokyo’ exhibition has taken place and the prints are now available to buy here. Prints are available from contributors such as Browns, Bibliothéque, Spin, Northand Sanderson Bob to name a few. I purchased the Spin one (above top). You can also check out photos from the exhibition over at their Flickr set here.