Lives of Artists: The Graduate

    Sarah Smizz I first met Sarah through the #class project’s webby-internet tweetings and noticed she already knew the organising artists, William Powhida and many of the people involved hands on at Ed Winkleman’s in NY. Including Magda Sawon from Postmasters Gallery who did a very lively talk and discussion on running such a […]

Lives of Artists: The Curator

Louise Starkey Opposite one of Robin Hood’s favourite residence’s to rob, Nottingham Castle, sits the aptly named Castle Bar. Here was the site for Louise Starkey’s latest exhibition; Stop Robbing The Rich. I’m sure if there was any indication in the title it was the RH scenario, but aside from that they found a unique […]

Lives Of Artists

    With another #class event emerging any time soon, I have decided to take a look at the lives of a group of artists and people involved with them from very different styles and stages of their *careers*.   This will be a series of images and discussions with artists from different areas and […]

Shed Loads of Space

  As a child I used to play in the garden shed whether or not the weather was inclement. It was full of stuff like hammers, and chisels, saws, even wooden fencing – I had to negotiate my way round these things and had cleared a space for me to sit at an old table, […]

Hard Facts and Ambiguous Spaces

  (some ideas from #class)   Ok I’m bashing an idea out here; its still on the lines of how #class or similar can further forward the momentum and positive discussion outcomes achieved over what must have been an intense month of organising and doing – so whatever I’m writing here are ideas in motion […]

In With The In Crowd

(plus a wider thought on #class)     Join The Circle     On hearing of Fat Boy Slim aka Pizzaman; now very much Mr Norman Cook’s collaboration with David Byrne, I thought of previous days gone by when the then Housmartin’s tune Caravan of Love, hit the radar for himself and Paul Heaton (…can’t […]

Wide Open Space (plus more on Hashtag)

Plus Briefly Back to Hashtag Class: Market U   I will touch on this part of the hashtag event diary as it bears a lot of resemblance to things that were going on during the project and now.   Wide Open Space part 1 Market U I started listening to this via an audio recording […]