Low res video sketch with some basic guitar played over the top for ‘atmosphere’.
I was lucky enough to get some tickets to go to the Olympic Park (albeit only to see synchronised swimming) and I thought I’d post a few photos of the trip and write some thoughts on the design. Architecture The Architecture impressed more than expected. Having gone passed the site during the whole of its construction on the Norwich to London train I’ve had plenty of chances to see...
British Art as International Art
On Friday I went to a Post-Grad Art History symposium at the UEA on the subject of this post’s title. The talks were from lecturers and PhD students at Warwick, the Courtauld Institute, York and the University of Vienna. The Key Note speech by a Professor from Warwick University on nowhere-ness, Utopias and ‘trans-localism’ and these concepts’ relationship to both...
A Little Culture
On Wednesday I went to London to visit the V&A and Tate Britain. I saw the Modern British Design Exhibition at the V&A which was, over all, well worth a visit. There were few surprises in terms of the selected works but I was really pleased to see how much space was devoted to Denys Lasdon, the architect of the original UEA buildings and the National Theatre, who I‘ve been researching...
Band of the Week (because every blog needs one):...
I realise this is two bands for the price of one but I’ve just come across their 2010 joint E.P. on spotify and it is pretty darn good, especially Stagecoach’s cover of Salt, Pepper and Spinderella. The illustrations on the CD cover are worth having a glance at too; good work all round.
Played some music for the first time in ages today...
Some beautiful pencil drawings and etchings →