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// the last guy //this marks the end of the check-out chick blues.

previously unpublished (but drawn almost two years ago)

// the last guy //

this marks the end of the check-out chick blues.

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previously unpublished (but drawn almost two years ago)can you believe this sun?

previously unpublished (but drawn almost two years ago)

can you believe this sun?

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previously unpublished (but drawn nearly two years ago)
Terrible. I hate spending money.

previously unpublished (but drawn nearly two years ago)

Terrible. I hate spending money.

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previously unpublished (but drawn nearly two years ago)
Cup Day( …I’m NOT pregnant.)

previously unpublished (but drawn nearly two years ago)

Cup Day
( …I’m NOT pregnant.)

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previously unpublished (but drawn nearly two years ago)complimentary women who love sparkly things

previously unpublished (but drawn nearly two years ago)

complimentary women who love sparkly things

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Hi, howsit garn, do you have flybuys?

It is with great pleasure that I announce a collaborative one-night show, featuring some drawings from the check-out chick blues!

I recently met Yao during his travels around Australia, and had the honour of hosting him and just hanging out. 

Yao is a visual artist, graphic designer and a freelance writer based in Taipei. He has lived in London, Paris, Melbourne and Sydney. Currently doing his art practices, mainly dedicating his on works to social, political and economic issues. 

This show also features some drawings from my new project, PEDESTRIA.

During the hunt for images for this exhibition, I came across the last of the cartoons from the blues, which somehow remained unpublished (i guess at the time I wasn’t really keen on re-living some of the shitty moments on the job). I will publish them over the next few days.

In the meantime, do check out the Other Life tab for regular photo work and generally fun times.

wetaipeiren:

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「一夜計畫」是一個從2010年開始持續進行的藝術計畫,在24小時內造訪一個全然陌生的城市, 用攝影紀錄街道、人群還有建築,這些不斷在體內衝擊,充滿原始氣味的城市風景,然後獨立出版成一本本影像書籍,並於其他城市展出為期一日的展覽,不同於旅遊導覽,這些書並不會告訴你必去景點,或是提供任何旅遊建議,有的只是外在環境所帶來的視覺饗宴。

2013年,我再度拜訪了布里斯本、雪梨與墨爾本,並首次與澳洲藝術家Laura Owsianka

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soiya - just for now, not forever

dear loyal handful of followers,

i actually quit the supermarket just before christmas last year (accidentally) and so there haven’t been any recent cartoons…

there are still a few to upload from the last few weeks of my term on the till but really they started to get sort of depressing rather than bleakly entertaining in any other way, and this perhaps is a reflection of how the place affected my mental health and perhaps a sign that i should’ve quit ages ago…

to put it simply, the last cartoon in my book of check-out chick blues involves someone throwing a cigarette packet at me, loudly calling me a c-ya-next-tuesdee and then abusing me from across the street. kinda shit really. 

anyway some other stuff happened involving rather awful treatment from the mother of all check-out chicks and i ended up awkwardly admitting to a ‘telephonic resignation’ during a phonecall on the train to the city on a 38 degree day, during which a homeless man was harassing the girl next to me. it’s all a blur. a glorious, sweaty, liberating blur. 

i have still been drawing people i see and have started other jobs with equally as interesting characters as previous check-out chick blues entries, and i maybe will start a separate tome for those. or maybe not. 

either way, this will probably just sit here and get progressively out-dated and less funny.

cheers for listening, it’s been real. soiya lada.

ps in the meantime i still take a lot of pictures (see ‘other life’ tab. or maybe more aptly titled, ‘real life

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spreeeee

spreeeee

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the eyes

the eyes

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dream granny

dream granny