I don’t know who these guys are but I had to give them a wider audience. The group forms one of the exhibits at the current Harris Open 2011 titled Preston Artists in the Preston “Caf” (Artist: Steph Matthews). I think they’re brilliant. I really enjoy going to this (was biannual, now annual) show. It’s very democratic, open to all Preston artists and selected works include the shit hot, and the downright quirky. It’s well organised, properly displayed, a real pleasure […]
[Notes from 30 Nov] A day of gales and tornados – ‘like something I’ve never seen before … and then it just stopped,’ said a man in Stockport. I’m feeling mortal, which is why at 02.30 I’m still up, or at least awake and been watching a couple of videos of two Turner Prize nominees, sculptor Martin Boyce and painter, George Shaw. I’ve not looked at Boyce’s work before. His inspiration was a set of concrete trees made by French Modernist […]
Loose Wiring is a collaborative and experimental (very) short fiction and drawing project that I’m working on with artist Mark Clements. The first few posts are over on my my new blog (here) and he’ll be posting them on his blog too.
This is me, or rather this is Dot Seven, a new character in Ian Hewett’s free online web comic Destinauts. She’s named after my alter ego (@dotseven) on Twitter and it was a prize for spotting something on his website (I think, I can’t remember now, it was a while ago. Forgive me Ian). I love it. When I saw it for the first time, he warned, ‘she’s not what she appears to be …’. I’m really looking forward to seeing what […]