I’m an outsider, I do things my way and don’t really pay any attention to the commercial side of art world. Go to any launch in art galleries and now and with a few exceptions it literally is about commodity trading. I am totally disappointed … Continue readingWhy do I call myself a punk artist?
The “paintings” produced by AI experiments are not paintings. There’s no paint. They are simulacra: “Simulacra are copies that depict things that either had no original, or that no longer have an original.” Engineers and computer scientists have little real experience or deep understanding of … Continue readingWhy aren’t my paintings paintings? Push button Art & AIs
Mysterious Spaceship Moon is my new album (out now) it’s the soundtrack to an imaginary 1960s British sci-fi film about imaginary moon people in their imaginary spaceship moon. It’s also a love letter to post war, British, cinematic soundtrack music. Click on a link to … Continue readingMysterious Spaceship Moon
I have new track on release called Open Spaces. It’s a track from a soon to be released album called Mysterious Spaceship Moon. The album is the soundtrack to a non existent 1960s British low budget sci-fi film of the same title. You can hear … Continue readingOpen Spaces
If you think you’re making computer or digital art, ask yourself these questions. I’ve written them down as a few people over the last year have asked me questions about courses, as I’ve written quite a few at MA level and lower. They underpinned how … Continue readingDigital & Computer Art Ed
Can art be too clever? It’s such a tired thing to say “I don’t know much about art but I know what I like”. In fact as one studies it more and more the opposite tends to creep in, one knows lots about art but … Continue readingWhat is “clever art?”
The great abstract/modernist purges of the mid century period are over, it’s battles won, abstract art everywhere and the art world itself democratised by that least human thing of all, technology. Over the last 400 years art has gone on a physical journey through space, … Continue readingSeeing not Looking