Happiness (below) is a short film made by Steve Cutts. It’s a masterpiece. We live in a society where the focus on well being and mindfulness is in the ascendant. It’s the natural corollary to lives lived in the shadow of an exploitative system – where what we buy is, we are told, what definesContinue reading “Happiness”
I went to the Colnaghi opening. Yes, there were some consciously unusually dressed people, and a smattering of people there for the free drinks. But the art was breathtaking in its power and execution. Truly breathtaking.
The nights draw in. Temperatures drop. Summer is increasingly a memory. I’m determined to extend the season by enoying as much light and space as I can, when I can.
Some feedback lives with you forever, usually because it betrays zero understanding of the creative process. Well this marvellous bunch of creatives from Ireland have come up trumps with a series of A3 posters (in aid of charity) – they’ve been creative with appalling feedback. If you’ve ever been one of these clients,Continue reading “There is feedback and then …”
The vocal is a sample from Blossom Dearie’s ‘It Amazes Me’ recorded in 1958. Reinterpreted here by Les Balayeurs du Desert it assumes a feminist stance, never more so that when seen with this amazing video. Think of the compromises women often make so as not to ‘offend’ (mostly) men, and the analogy with puppetryContinue reading “PUPPETS, FEMINISM AND MUSIC …”
I love words. I love words because they carry meaning.
Street art excites controversy. To some street art is graffiti, something unwanted, an attack on the urban fabric and their sense of safety within it. To others street art is a means of expression, of enlivening and humanising urban spaces, introducing humour, colour and passion.
Econsultancy and Adobe’s Quarterly Digital Intelligence Briefing, ‘From Content Management to Customer Experience Management’, looks at how web content management has been extended to offer multi-channel experiences, what the challenges have been, what could be done better and how. With opinions and facts garnered by surveying more than 1000 companies, this is an authoritative andContinue reading “The mobile train has left the station”
To put it another way, “it’s all about the economy stupid!”.
Our streets, townscapes and parks are what can make or break urban living. As we all become more hemmed in by the tide of intense urbanisation, beauty, especially that imparted by street art, becomes more important.