I’m Andrew Sleigh. I’m a maker, designer, photographer living in Brighton, UK.
I photograph, and make digital/analogue art and I like to document my work.
I’ve done loads of interesting work around making, DIY culture, learning, and creative technology.
I currently run the workshop at Plus X in Brighton.
We choose the harder path
It seems counter-intuitive, but as human beings we are hard-wired to reject the easy path. There’s a class of things we value that are easy: comfy chairs, take-away food, spas. And there’s a class that is hard: having children, climbing mountains, learning the trombone. It’s possible to value both, but those things that are hard… Continue..
LM Sacasas on fragments
A quick follow-up: I just posted about the fragmented style of Lynda Barry’s book Syllabus. And here comes LM Sacasas (a writer I’d put firmly in the in the well-formed argument camp – in the introduction to his latest newsletter, The Convivial Society: What you have here is a sub-genre of the Convivial Society which… Continue..
Syllabus, by Lynda Barry
I just finished reading Lynda Barry’s book Syllabus (Amazon), which documents the work she did through her creative arts course at University of Wisconsinin the 2010s and packages it up as a kind of self-serve course in comics/art/creative practice. It’s a book with a highly unusual format. Continue..