Above the work of Molly Crabapple who is an artist working in reportage Above Reportage from Kenyan artist, Mercy Kagia How do we begin to understand and reach for a better future, for more people, more of the time? When democracy feels postponed, pushed out, uncomfortably absent, when 10 million people who are eligible to vote […]Read More Taking the News Into Our Own Lives And Back Again: This Is What I Think News Is
Featured Image: Property: Lionel Shriver’s new book Property We’re all really trying hard at the moment to create a dynamic, transformative economy throughout the whole of the UK that re-places us in the world and moves away from an over dependence on the ability to purchase a property as a source of identity, status, stability, safety […]Read More Beyond A Stuck Society: New Laws: GDPR, The Data Protection Bill, Automation, Freedom Of Speech: We Need To Talk With Everyone (And Do Something)
Above: £50 voucher from Bonington Art Shop…. Boningtons Art Shop is twenty one years old, nearly twenty two: the same age as many undergraduates and post graduates. I’ve ‘known’ about the shop, ie through friends who’ve studied and worked at Trent and have studied art. The grapevine around the shop is that it’s a great […]Read More Art Is In Our Hearts: Excel Beyond Spreadsheets …Bonington Art Shop
Above Celia Paul’s 1985 painting Family Group, below Paula Rego’s The Dance 1988, Frank Auerbach’s Head of E.O.W(2), E.O.W (1), (1959-1960) Lucien Freud’s Head of Leigh Bowery (1991), all works that take you inside something that the All Too Human Exhibition at Tate Britain, open now until 27th August 2018. it’s a fantastic contrast to […]Read More All Too Human Exhibition: Get Touched By Art: ‘I Want The Paint To Work As Flesh Does’ (So That’s The Secret….Lucien Freud): Let’s Talk About Art In More Places, More Of The Time….
This cake was in the Guardian Feast magazine (you have to have bought the magazine to get this recipe but there are some great ones online). This cake was very, very delicious. The only problem was my oven (electric) and a recipe that said it should be baked for 15 minutes at 180C or 350 […]Read More Delicious Cake: I Know We Tried It Yesterday….
Above: Image labelled for reuse from Austin Kleon’s book Steal Like An Artist I work in marketing on an employed and self employed basis and really understand the phrase garbage in, garbage out. The quality of the information you have makes all the difference to the way you market and sell. Your results. Being employed […]Read More A Bright Future For Everyone: Less Privilege, More Transparency In Data Management: Me and The General Data Protection Regulations 2018
Above Lizzie Yarnold’s Gold Medals Winter Olympics 2018 Yay! We all love success. It makes you realise though, that we need to encourage the sharing and opportunities for success for more people, more of the time. A way to encourage this is through writing stories and using art and print to tell ordinary people’s stories and […]Read More How Olympic Success Means We Need Local News, Histories, Stories