My Other Stuff

It's.... other stuff

(For anyone arriving here directly, it may not make too much sense if you haven't been to London Daily Photo.)

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Old Time Music Hall at the Docklands Museum

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Smell the atmosphere at Docklands Museum

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Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Frank Gehry at the Serpentine Gallery

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Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Lloyds Pipes

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Sunday, July 20, 2008

Elephants Again

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Saturday, July 19, 2008

Music in Wanstead Park

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Thursday, July 17, 2008

Temporary Eyesore

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The text placed on this "Work of Art" italics are my words:

Temporary Eyesore' is a project by artist Scott King, curated by Elias Redstone, The Architecture Foundation, and organised in consultation with Tate Modern, Grosvenor and Native Land.So far, so good

The graphic work bares the legend TEMPORARY EYESORE in large lettering spreading across the florescent orange roller-painted hoardings.Well spotted!! that's sure to help the visually impaired understand this - except the type is about 14pt, and the letters are 1m high. The work is intended to be blunt, truthful and funny. I've just split my sides.

On a recent visit to Munich, King was struck by how many civic buildings were hidden behind digital images printed on to vinyl sheeting. The images depicted the façade of the buildings behind them in 1:1 scale: thus creating a kind of ‘simile’ of the city. His proposal for this installation creates the opposite to that. Let me see - beutiful building covered by scaffolding covered by an image - nothing covered by nothing - am I missing something here? The hoarding celebrates its own ‘ugliness’, and suggestes how similar spaces can be activated by artists. Huh? could you say that again?? Do you mean, this will give other artist the idea that they could decorate hoardings? Brilliance!!! let's find a name for it, and let's be British .... how about Graf-footy

The hoarding on which Scott King has created ‘Temporary Eyesore’ surrounds the future location of a new Pavilion by the architect Jamie Fobert.
Opening in spring 2009, it will act as a sales suite for an exciting new residential development by Native Land and Grosvenor, provisionally called ‘Project Bankside’.

Monday, July 07, 2008

Neal's Yard Fridge Door

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Tuesday, July 01, 2008

Detail from Greenwich Vantage Point



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