For the last month or so I’ve had a solo show of my paintings up in Hong Kong. Titled Laughing with a Mouth Full of Blood, it was held at the beautifully restored Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences, in the bustling district of Sheung Wan, in the centre of the city. Hidden amongst the modern skyscrapers, this 100 year old red brick building is quite at odds with urban landscape.
Great British artist — I love his paintings — and this is a great little insight into how he works. Whenever I read interviews with artists, it’s always their working process I find most interesting. Cooke’s multilayered approach is not dissimilar to my own, though clearly his work is very different.
My favourite at the moment, from New Zealand, which also gave Lord of the Rings its set. That was the best thing about the film, which as far as I can make out, was about some midgets trying to offload a ring. Apparently it took them ages: three movies to be precise. And they had [...]
You ever have one of those moments where you tell your mates how you’ve discovered the best new tune ever and they tell you they’ve been listening to that for years? That would be me and Fink, who I completely missed even though they’ve been around since 2006.
Intelligent interviews with people you actually are interested to know more from. Well, apart from Ewan McGregor who will never be forgiven for his shitty English accent in the Star Wars films or that he then went on to have a laugh driving around the world on a bike with his mates and turned it into a TV show which he got paid for too. Cock.