Sunday, 26 September 2010

In Opposition.

I'm rather pleased with the leadership election results. Congrats to Ed Milband, younger siblings are always cooler.

Friday, 24 September 2010

im starting with..

Trade Union banners.
Wood cut 1874, State Library Victoria.

Political art at its most emotional and productive. I'm attracted to the hand-made aesthetic and the collaborative making process. It may be time to dust them off and take to the streets again.
this one speaks for itself.

Thursday, 16 September 2010

Current reading list.

C.R Ashbee - Workshop Reconstruction and Citizenship & An Endeavour Towards the Teaching of Ruskin and Morris.
J. Ranciére, History, Politics, Aesthetics. ed. G.Rockhill and P. Watts.
Karl Marx, A Reader, ed. Jon Elster
G. Naylor, The Arts and Crafts Movement.
William Morris, News from Nowhere
N. Klein, No Logo
G. Adamson Thinking through craft
j Baudrillard - The System of objects.
Thinking through Things Ed. A. Henare, M Holbraad.