I have just uploaded a small selection of visual diaries, quite random, from between 1995-2012, which I didn't because of the personal nature of some of them. But as you are not to know the gory details of my life, you might appreciate the art. Visual diaries, sketches that help me think out a process, a feeling or question, form a vital part of my artistic practice. For the most part they remain, and I think for good reason, private. But I culled through them and thought these really add some background to my galleries. So I hope you enjoy them
I enjoyed reading this article by Salman Rushdie in today's New York Times. If you have time please read it. In terms of expressing the issues that are affecting artists and writers globally (and also our literary, artistic and intellectual heritage across all countries and cultures) it makes a lot of sense.
"THIS new idea — that writers, scholars and artists who stand against orthodoxy or bigotry are to blame for upsetting people — is spreading fast, even to countries like India that once prided themselves on their freedoms."
Thank you to The Qouch for inviting me to write about my series of paintings - The Assassination of Judy Garland 2008-2012 for their ongoing series "The Screen". The Qouch is the publishing arm of The Queer Psychoanalysis Society in the US.
Thoughts on the Assassination of Judy Garland (Series of Paintings 2008-2012) | The Qouch | April 2013
The Novocaine's new singles Freedom Please & Till Death have my artwork White Noise on the cover. You can learn more about them and listen to their previous tracks on their MySpace page: http://www.myspace.com/novocaines. This new
This important CSPAN coverage of the domestic drone debate [in the US] is of vital importance to people everywhere because of the lack of legal precedent with these technologies. In the University of Surrey workshop I participated in I supported discussion which acknowledged this issue using 5 paintings which
I just came back from 5 days at the New Norcia Benedictibe Monastry guesthouse retreat. To say it did me good is an understatement. Rather than go into the overly private stuff I want to share some photographs I took while on my daily wonderings. I will probably use some
A preventable loss. A tragic indictment of the consequences of defensive, frightened government. It is rare today, to find a young person who can do more than download and vomit back out someone else's ideas. So rare to discover minds capable of helping our society, our world, move to
I'm extremely pleased to join with 15 final winners of the London International Creative Competition (LICC) 2012 in the category Painting - Professional, and to celebrate with them in October 2013. Please check out all the winning creative artwork at the link below. Especially glad that my
I can't focus on anything tonight. I am full of sadness and anger at the role of 2DayFM presenters Mel Greig and Michael Christian and their employers for their role in the hoax call which led to the death of British nurse Jacintha Saldanha. Mostly I am disgusted by the