Anselm Kiefer: Il Mistero delle Cattedrali, White Cube, Bermondsey

Written for Frieze Writters Prize 2012 In Il Mistero delle Cattedrali Kiefer appears to be returning to themes of fascist endgames, architectural ruins, cultural dead ends and cryptic mythologies. His recent existentialist new age ponderings of man placed within the awesomeness of nature are far less interesting than this show’s comments on culture and politics …

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The Tale of Billy Askim

Back when I was a Glasgow skater there was a guy we looked up to. His name was Billy and we didn’t know his second name, so someone named him Askim (as in ask him his second name). The guy was a dude, always mysteriously turning up and upstaging the other skaters. There was one …

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What my digital cupboard and why I can’t see any other future

How has my relationship to media changed with constant access online and can I now throw out all my stuff? photo By Keith Williamson This relationship to media has changed in a manner which I could never have predicted happening so soon. There were so much utopian talk when the Internet first hit home in 1998 (I …

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Publishing from an iphone

Thought it good to try out this new iPhone wordpress app. Seems ok not much different from the old one to tell you the truth. It’s meant to do video, it can’t but pictures are easy.

Airmagazine

Designer and Visual-Editor of AIR magazine, a community based literary and arts magazine and website Description: Voluntary work that involved working with a team in co-editing, and publishing seven issues of the magazine with Colin Campbell from 1998 to 2003 Designed Quark template for publication, used email to gather material and manage contributions from Scotland …

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Mogwai website

Website for the internationally renowned band Mogwai from Scotland. I developed designs from Duncan Macdonald using various database elements and carefully constructed HTML and CSS code. This site was meant to enable the band and managers to more effectively upload content to the web. It also required a migration of servers and content from another …

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