Category Archives: Art

Ben Howard, Community Champion

It’s nice to have something positive to write about for once, and as it’s Friday, this should get the weekend off to a good start. Some of you may have attended Colchester Free Festival this year and enjoyed a rather nice day out in Castle Park. If you want to show your appreciation to the […]

Time The Pilot

Last week, I blogged about the Colchester Capsule and the poem by Martin Newell that’s going to be put within it. The poem has now been put up on the firstsite website (pdf file) with a story about it here, if you feel the need to see a picture of me and others with Martin […]

The Colchester Capsule

Just a quick plug here for firstsite‘s latest project, The Colchester Capsule, as it finishes tomorrow and it’s a chance for anyone to get involved with a piece of art and a message to the future. When it’s filled, the capsule will contain a variety of items that represent Colchester in 2010 and will then […]

Andy Warhol times four

It seems I can’t go anywhere without causing a technical glitch of some sort – maybe technology is allergic to me? I had hoped to be able to link to my time on the Fourth Plinth by now, given the speed that everyone else’s had been put up on the website afterwards, but it seems […]

P Minus 395 minutes and counting

Yes, just a few hours until it’s my turn to ascend onto the Trafalgar Square plinth and be gawped at by random strangers and/or rained on with unusual ferocity for August. So, I’m on between 5 and 6 this afternoon, so feel free to wander down to central London to see me, or you can […]