Cardiff Student Union

There is a sickness living within the management of Cardiff Student Union, and it isn’t Covid 19. Last year the officers and executive failed to…

Instagallery 3

Instagallery 1 was mostly the first dipping of toes into delivering life drawing in Cardiff and so the earliest models and a few that never…

Instagallery 2

Instagallery 1 was mostly the first dipping of toes into delivering life drawing in Cardiff and so the earliest models and a few that never…

We’re Open For Business… Just…

If you can host in your garden then we can supply a body. We would require you to have safe protocols when having a model enter your house to get to the garden and there must be a private area in the garden, not overlooked by neighbours, where the model can pose. In accordance with the stupid Welsh Ass Covid Rules we can only supply you with a local model so when enquiring we will need to know your address and then we can check who we have nearby.

Instascam

I believe that someone, likely a competitor, has reported Cardiff Life Model Collective for inappropriate images, and, so over the past few days, I have been having difficulty in maintaining the instagram feed. The end came when Instagram disallowed an image with no recourse for a review and with a warning that continued posting of such images would result in the deletion of the account.

Artists Response To Censorship

And so, in the midst of this lockdown, where is the protest? Where is the art forcing the viewer to question the government, to question the nature of the crisis and our response to it and where is the art that is a counter to the truly awful and dangerous actions of the social media giants, the broadcasting media and the press.

Fuck Them All!

Such a waste of time… I’ve totally had it with the social media and tech giants. Life is far too short and I am not going to play their game any longer. It would appear that ‘they’ are there to maintain us in a shitpool of our own making by tying us up in knots, leading us down garden paths and showering us in a Kafkaesque deluge of rules, bureaucracy and dead ends.

The Arts Council

The Arts Council have made a verbal apology to me regarding my complaining of the Arts Council giving grant funding to start up business that impact upon existing business’ incomes. When I pursued this in a formal manner, hoping to encourage the Arts Council to be clearer and fairer and considered , they refused to engage further but instead directed me to their formal complaints procedure.

How Much Do Life Models Cost?

Well, you can’t actually buy a person, that isn’t legal in the UK although we are sure it happens, but you can rent a person for a few hours and they will pose for you, an individual artist or a college group or privately delivered art class or a media company etc…