if you’re in cali?

If you are around the Santa Monica area anytime soon, drop into the California Heritage Museum to see the current exhibition,Skateboard: Evolution And Art. Guest curated by Nathan Pratt in conjunction with museum staff curator Michael Trotter and advisory committee members Jeff Ho, Skip Engblom, Cris Dawson, Tony Alva, Stacy Peralta and Christian Hosoi. TheContinue reading “if you’re in cali?”

Fee or no Fee?

So, we know that my relationships with the institution – whether that be the University/academy, or the school, or the gallery/museum, or the family, ect – are rocky, and often precarious. No matter what I do, I always seem to be screwed by them. Take the place where I study.  I love SHU. I thinkContinue reading “Fee or no Fee?”

A really cool magazine

http://www.purple.fr/journal.php?p=112 this is what real awesome design and magazines are like. Number 1English Version 2010 – Yearly298 pagesCover color, inside black on grey paperCahier 01 Marcel Cohen, 10 textsCahier 02 Living in JapanCahier 03 FranceCahier 04 ThoughtsCahier 05 Comunal ArgeaCahier 06 LisboaCahier 07 CharactersCahier 08 Winter GarmentsCahier 09 New York Now and ThenCahier 10 Buenos Aires, Guillermo Ueno’s Favorite PeopleCahier 11 IdolsCahier 12 AdventuresCahier 13 Szymon Zaleski, The Semitic TragedyCahierContinue reading “A really cool magazine”

2012 : The end of the world

When Richie was supposed to be researching his 1st class hons dissertation a few months ago, he came screaming into my room in excitement and annoyance. he read a website: something like this: http://www.indianinthemachine.com/worldconspiraciesandtheawakeninghuman.html that claimed madonna ( as in HOLIDAY! and LIKE A PRAYER) is a slut slave … (im paraphrasing him here) andContinue reading “2012 : The end of the world”

Art Of England Magazine

Avilable from all good bookstores such as WH Smith, borders, ect. Art of England , Sept 09 edition. Here are some bad quality images (as i don’t own a scanner!) of the interview that Nathaniel Pitt ( of Pitts Studio Gallery in Worcester)did  with me about Project Biennale (www.projectbiennale.tk)  and the peripheral as, well iContinue reading “Art Of England Magazine”

The Double Agent (first Draft – NOT Referenced properly yet!!!)

The Double Agent –   FIRST DRAFT, NOTTTT REFERENCED PROPERLY How artistic collectivism and interventionist collaborative practices can be a confident move from Aesthetic autonomy to engagement with the social, the work place and the community. “Despite the [above] reservations a community still seems the only means by which we can overcome the extreme isolationContinue reading “The Double Agent (first Draft – NOT Referenced properly yet!!!)”

start of an abstract I’m working on. In The WORKS

The Impossible ‘Architecture’ – How artistic collectivism  and interventionist collaborative practices can be a confident move from Aesthetic autonomy to engagement with the social, the work place and the community. Over the past 10 years or so, socially engaged artists have made ‘work’ that is, distributed into the public sphere using various mediums including, moreContinue reading “start of an abstract I’m working on. In The WORKS”

A change of a city SURFace

A city usually associated with frosty beer and weather, Montréal shows off their summer side with a surf spot on the St. Lawrence River. Hidden behind the prestigious Habitat 67—a Moshe Safdie apartment building infamous for its Expo 67debut and infinite occupancy waiting list—the location may sound tame. One look at the wetsuit-clad surfers navigating the surf proves thatContinue reading “A change of a city SURFace”