Tag Archives: Art

Rubbish story

For the past few years, I’ve collected handwritten notes that have been abandoned on London’s streets. Now a new form of writing is born – ‘litterature’

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Hoxton Bienniale

Just recovering from the launch party of the 5th Hoxton Biennale. The months of preparation are as exhausting as they are exhilarating, but it’s worth all the effort when I see the streets, cafes, bars, galleries and public buildings filling with heart-stopping works of staggering genius.

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Writer’s block

The Silver Jubilee Crystal Crown was sculpted by Arthur Fleischmann, who pioneered carving in Perspex. It is the largest solid block of Acrylic in the world. It was originally made in 1968 for Stanley Kubrick’s film “2001 – A Space Odyssey”

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Journey: day four

They don’t mind the electronically self-fucking bed, neither do they mind the condom curtain, they don’t even mind the explicit auto-porno-pose-brothel-Polaroids, but they are having a problem with the smell in THE BEDROOM

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Sweetly mixed

The need to ensure that museum visitors ‘get’ everything first time is corrosive and limiting. There’s nothing wrong with captions and catalogues that stretch our understanding, that is what the process of learning involves, after all

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Points of view

As cities become evermore dynamic and kinetic, writers have to judge their position in or around the flow of life.

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