Monday, June 12, 2017

Happiness Experiment entries - Sheffield

12/6/17 Mon

Reading 'After the Fall' on the train in 1st class

Helping interactive documentary makers at MeetMarket Sheffield DocFest

Watching one of the few good VR/360 programmes I have seen - about Rode, a Melbourne street artist

11/6/17 Sun

Discussion about You have no idea how much I love you with Amir Bar-Lev & Molly after the screening

Planning a doc with Yony L

Dinner at Piccolino with Andy, Alex, Alison & Charlotte plus encounter with Bill

10/6/17 Sat

Met Walter Murch

Annual dinner with Ritva at Piccolino

Breakfast with Daniel & DocCampus folk

Saturday, June 03, 2017

Helsinki - Happiness Experiment

2/6/17 Fri

Coast walk from Ritva's market building to main port market building in Friday evening sun ☀️ with N

Happiness & appreciation at end of Short & Sweet Programme 1 at YLE

Seeing classic American cars cruising near the port in the evening sun of 2nd day of Finnish summer

Dinner at the Green Vault in Kallio including lamb tartar

Wandering around Kallio in evening sun with N

Cafe chat with N outside Kallio cafe/hairdresser watching the world 🌎 go by

Trip out to Lonna island 🌴 in evening sun with N

Exquisite meal both outside & in including white fish

Watching participants near finished films including Long Live the Porn King and What is the essence of stand-up? (with my guard scene)

Walking through Helsinki with N round lake in evening

Reading Before the Fall on a plane ✈️

Sharing my hotel room with N

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Star Spot No. 287

Charles Dance - Renoir Cinema, Brunswick Square (now Curzon Bloomsbury) 3/5/17 at launch of Sheffield DocFest with Daisy Asquith & Alex H

Monday, April 24, 2017

Happiness Experiment Entries - Finland


Reading 'My Promised Land'

A late afternoon walk through Helsinki in the cool Spring sunshine to meet Noora - the ship building, the post office, the station, all under an azure sky

Bumping into Andrew Missingham by chance at the airport, coming off the same plane - small world


Teaching (short form video at YLE)

Reading in the park above the port after work

Getting my old dual-time watch fixed at Stockmann

Monday, April 17, 2017

Temps Perdu

Loppylugs record shop, Edgware

mentioned in passing on Radio London this morning

Friday, April 14, 2017

David Hockney - Tate Britain 17/3/17

Artist Surrounded by Artistic Devices 65
republish on SP4

Rubber ring floating in a swimming pool 71
figurative abstract
cf O'Keeffe

my bro is only 17 1962
cf Boty - cut swear word
cf Basquiat
phrases recur in 
3rd love painting 60

we 2 boys together clinging 61
quite chaste

the most beautiful boy in the world 61
bacon influence flesh

1st Marriage 62
use of bare canvas

chair theme
pool theme

boxes like Bacon


Sunbather 64
X water 'devices'

Medical bldg 66
cf Riley
figurative abstract 

cf O'Keeffe - flat on abstract figurative bldg scenes

X water devices
cf OKeeffe palette
X grass (plant?) devices 
just missed absence of people
the core work


American Collectors 68
paired portraits 90 degrees connections or not btwn couples

por of an artist (pool w 2 figs) 72
another pair
a diff 90 degrees
weird mirror reflection 

geldzahler & chris scott 69
90 degrees
X glass devices
 SP4 on devices

isherwood & bachardy 68
90 degrees with head

mr & mrs clark * 70/1
 find cane steel chair loft
X carpet devices
2 45s to make 90
regency roots gainsborough

my parents 77 *
flower pot theme
mirror avatar child between them
Tate has all the great ones
cf his shoes in My Mother Bolton Abbey

cubist photography (composite polaroid)

gregory swimming la 31/3 82
those werent water devices - painted on pool

like a compilation of old london exhibs

Nichols Canyon 80
great palette - original

going up garrowby hill 2000
variable pov with distortion

the 4 seasons, wolfgaye woods 
extension of polaroids

ipad drawings - process captured
ipad to paint - digital to concrete

(from EN)

Wednesday, April 05, 2017