Monday, 31 January 2011
Hello out there
in the cyber zone
hope all is well with
you there is a post
on i-d online i-spy
about bare bones
there are some photos
and text and a funny little
video of harry and chris
of bare bones in there studio
theres a link below
keep on keeping on
Haphazardly sourcing unconventional artists who have a sense of humour, Bare Bones is the quiet zine for loud thinkers.
Monday, 24 January 2011
I saw this story
on the web and
thought it was
it shows the
power of heavy metal
A 13-year-old Norwegian boy scared off a pack of wolves - by playing them heavy metal group Megadeath on his mobile phone.
Walter Acre was walking home from school in Rakkestad when he found himself encircled by the four snarling beasts, reports website Zvuki.ru.
Just as they seemed set to attack, the petrified youngster pulled out his phone and cranked out a song by Megadeth.
Walter had previously been told not to run away from wolves but to face them and attempt to scare them away.
And sure enough, the tactic worked as the sound of heavy metal music sent the animals scattering in confusion.
The website reports that Walter made it home safely, using one final blast of music to see off a stray wolf that was prowling close to his front porch.
Saturday, 22 January 2011
I went to a good show
at the wellcome collection
yesterday its has lots of good
art works and drug related
objects it has a dreamachine
some 60s tripy light show some
spiders webs done while under the
influnce of mind bending drugs
also there is a video of a man taking
a bike ride on acid and nice film
of poppies swaying in the wind
and keith coventry crack city bits and
bobs its well worth a trip to and its free
bye for now
With the illicit drug trade estimated by the UN at $320 billion (£200bn) a year and new drugs constantly appearing on the streets and the internet, it can seem as if we are in the grip of an unprecedented level of addiction. Yet the use of psychoactive drugs is nothing new, and indeed our most familiar ones - alcohol, coffee, tobacco - have all been illegal in the past.
From ancient Egyptian poppy tinctures to Victorian cocaine eye drops, Native American peyote rites to the salons of the French Romantics, mind-altering drugs have a rich history. 'High Society' will explore the paths by which these drugs were first discovered - from apothecaries' workshops to state-of-the-art laboratories - and how they came to be simultaneously fetishised and demonised in today's culture.
Wednesday, 19 January 2011
Various designers/companies have been ripping-off our upside down cat image from LE GUN 4 recently - in particular the T-shirt designs we created using the same image for Duffer Saint George and Paul Smith.
We believe that it is wrong for these companies to be profiting from artwork and ideas that do not belong to them. If you know of any more examples please let us know.
Please support us by not buying these poor imitations.
For those who would like to buy the original T-shirt, we will be printing a new run to coincide with the launch of LE GUN 5 in April.
Tuesday, 18 January 2011
Hello all here are some
photos of my skull i
made for the The Museum of Parodied Art
which is an exhibition about parodies in a gallery in Groningen
in holland so i made a new new sir dame hirst skull
"for the love of god and money"
heres a few words from Natasha Taylor
who put the show on
Welcome to The Parody Blog!
It's a place that celebrates and questions all things that have to do with parodies, spoofs and irony.
For my final research at the Academy for Popculture I'm examining parodies within the context of pop culture through practical and theoretical research.
This space was created for communicating, to call interest for readers to start thinking, talking and discussing the topic parodies.
So please feel free to post or send questions, links, pictures about parodies to theparodyblog (at) gmail.com
Thank you for stopping by!
Monday, 17 January 2011
HELLO the interweb hope your well
here is an odd photo that pappa b
took of me on a wet parisian walkway
outside a paris rock and roll bar
and here is a little video for the thin lizzy
song parisian walkways
Sunday, 16 January 2011
Hello hope all are well
in cyber space here is a
photo of me and mr Baudelaire
hanging out in a park in paris
he once wrote this
..If rape or arson, poison or the knife
Has wove no pleasing patterns in the stuff
Of this drab canvas we accept as life—
It is because we are not bold enough!
and he also had a high octane friendship
with Rimbaud the the toilet sniffing
wildman of words
they lived in camden town for a while
and hung around soho
bye for now
Friday, 14 January 2011
Helllo heres some photos
from the show LE GUN had
some work in at Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve
in paris was a great show
more photos soon
kiss kiss robert xxx
Wednesday, 5 January 2011
hello out there
here are some flyers
for the show LE GUN
is going to be in paris
should be a good show
we are off to the opening
bye for now
Tuesday, 4 January 2011
We are taking part in a big group show in Paris, at Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve, themed around Berlin's infamous Paris Bar.... artists include Damien Hirst, Joseph Beuys, Sarah Lucas, Georg Baselitz, Jorg Immendorf, Ed Keinholz, Martin Kippenburger and LE GUN ....opening saturday 8th january
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