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)”

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”

ART-CRIT – just for you!! BANK STREET ARTS, SHEFFIELD

AN ART CRIT GROUP FOR EVERYONE want some critical discussion or feedback on art or your practice in general? You can’t always get what you want, but sometimes, you might just find (get) what YOU NEED! Bring friends, your work, or ideas, or debates, or compliments, or love, or exhibitions, or whatever. Make the itContinue reading “ART-CRIT – just for you!! BANK STREET ARTS, SHEFFIELD”

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”

push it backwards

This work here reminds me LOOSELY of my own that I’m working on, except mine has less charm, and less talent/skill. And mines this big humorous paranoid mess of critique of structures in the artworld. even so. here’s some inspiration. I digg this! Matthew Lyons just posted a new comic called Push It Backwards. Consistent with everything heContinue reading “push it backwards”