Commentary
New Year, Art & Fear
10th January 2012

Ten days into 2012 and I’ve finally laid out my creative resolutions for the year. I recently picked up my copy of Art and Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking, by David Bayles and Ted Orland, in an attempt to jump start things. This book was mandatory reading back in uni-days. Although I […]

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Christmas is Happening
14th December 2011

Nowadays, anything that causes you to slow down, pause and to reflect, could generally be considered a good thing, especially during the busyness and excitement of the festive season. The Christmas is Happening project, can easily be called good. In its second year, the project presents a work of art and piece of music, for each day […]

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Todd Selby + Christine Sun Kim
15th November 2011

Nowness and cult-photographer Todd Selby, are to thank for this beautiful film-portrait of the performance artist, Christine Sun Kim. Kim was born deaf. She explores the realms of sound, communication and identity, through performance, using sound–a medium she is not privy to in its most fundamental sense. “It’s a lot more interesting to explore a […]

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Made By Hand: The Knife Maker
14th November 2011

Made By Hand is a Brooklyn-based film series that highlights craftsmen and craftswomen of the handmade movement, a movement that is spreading in Brooklyn and in cities around the world. Creator/director, Keith Ehrlich, and his team, create films that aim at promoting craft that is made locally and sustainably. Film no.2, The Knife Maker, writer turned knife […]