Demolishing date set for the amazing Sheffield Cooling Towers.

Times are harsh when even regeneration fads want to tear down a local, historical icon. It’s not everyday some cooling towers can be called ‘public art’, nor do we want every cooling tower to be classed as some local monument, but for Sheffield, the cooling towers are just that. They are iconic. They are like theContinue reading “Demolishing date set for the amazing Sheffield Cooling Towers.”

Smizz unnamely gets a mention in This months ART MONTHLY

With the debate of Art Education becoming hastly heated amoungst the masses of art students, arts and educators alike Art Monthly gets loads of letters written in about the state of Art schools today. If you think that we have evolved over the last 80+ years then you should guess again. Take Sheffield Hallam, PSalter Lane campus.Continue reading “Smizz unnamely gets a mention in This months ART MONTHLY”

PAD/D [Political Art Documentation / Distribution]

PAD/D [Political Art Documentation / Distribution] is an amazing group from the 80’s that was pretty short lived. Their whole archived collection of work is available to look at by appointment at the MoMA, Queens. The PAD/D is an interesting group because it’s a huge group of artists that came together not to chat aboutContinue reading “PAD/D [Political Art Documentation / Distribution]”

Hasta la Victoria Siempre

Tributes. 40 Years this month to the 1968 student French Revolution! Why don’t we have balls like that?! Ahh how I am so nostalgic to the 60s and 70s of NYC and Paris. Robert Rauschenberg died on the 12th May. Long live his work though. I remember my mom being pissed that I made herContinue reading “Hasta la Victoria Siempre”

Journal of New York FANatic

I’m startin’ to get real nervous with the living in Brooklyn, I live near Williamsburg – Which I’ve been once, and it was cool – but I didn’t stay long. I’m kinda scared that it will be amazingly lonely! But I’m hoping that I will meet people, and we’ll rock and roll. I want to tryContinue reading “Journal of New York FANatic”