Archive for the “Upptacka Press” category

The Artist’s Autobiography

by Geoff Hall on May 31, 2016

May 2016 – The Artist’s Autobiography Four years ago, ‘The Artist’s Autobiography’ was published by Upptacka Press. On re-reading it, I must admit to being shocked at how forthright I was; maybe that’s a sign of growing older. It’s probably (…)

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Translating the Invisible Wind

by Geoff Hall on April 29, 2016

April, 2016. 4 years ago ‘Translating the Invisible Wind’ was published by Chris Lorensson’s Upptacka Press.   Translating is probably the most mystical book in the series, affirming that art is a spiritual discipline with a task, an end game (…)

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The Wilderness and the Desert of the Real

by Geoff Hall on March 30, 2016

February 2016 – The Wilderness and the Desert of the Real Five years ago this month, ‘The Wilderness and the Desert of the Real’ was launched at Cafe Kino in Bristol. You can still find it here as a PDF. (…)

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Simple Questions for artists – #4

by Geoff Hall on January 28, 2016

January 2016 –        We are following Seth Godin’s 4 simple questions for writers/artists.   Who are you? What is it for? Who is it for? Will it spread?   This month it’s our final question, ‘Will it (…)

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Do I still believe?

by Geoff Hall on May 30, 2014

May 2014 – Do I still believe?       Hi,   I wrote these words a few years ago. Some people think that words are cheap and I suppose that’s the gossiping kind you find in the Press. But (…)

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The Group Social Media Feeds – Geoff Hall

by Geoff Hall on April 9, 2014

Hi, This is the first in many entries for The Group in Bristol. Please use the links and follow, like, share, leave a comment etc. with each one, so that we can support each other’s endeavours. The new world of (…)

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The Group – Monthly Letter

by Geoff Hall on February 28, 2014

February 2014 – Seeking Justice         Hi, This is a speculative, ‘what if?’ kind of letter. I just wanted to ask this question about our focus as artists. So, here goes! The ‘what if’ is “What if (…)

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Life is Like a Neon Light – The Group Monthly Letter (May)

by Geoff Hall on May 19, 2013

Life is like a Neon Light: It crackles and burst with energy, it lights up a bland urban landscape, it illuminates, it guides, it attracts the eye.     This is the kind of life I want: Pulsating, Enigmatic, Crackling (…)

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The Wilderness and the Desert of the Real is #2 in the Kindle Store (religious art)

by Geoff Hall on July 26, 2012

Hi, I’m not sure why it has this classification , because it’s about ‘spirituality and art’, but hey! Please check out The Wilderness and the Desert of the Real at the Amazon store. Let’s see if we can make it (…)

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On Being an Artist

by Geoff Hall on January 6, 2012

On Being an Artist: I’ve asked a few artists and a gallery owner to contribute to the Arts Mentoring Blog as guest bloggers over the coming weeks. After my own guestly appearance at GideonStrauss.com I thought it highlighted a good practice (…)

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