New Art West Midlands 2016

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This Friday New Art West Midlands kicks off its fourth edition. Taking place at the Waterhall at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, mac birmingham, Wolverhampton Art Gallery and the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum in Coventry, the exhibition showcases the work of artists that have graduated within the last three years from five of the … [Read more…]

The British Animation Awards

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As part of the British Animation Awards, several voting screenings are taking place across the country to decide their Public Choice Award. This is your chance to select your favourite films from some of the best animated short films and music videos made over the past two years. Three programmes will take place over three … [Read more…]

Live R&D Exhibition at BOM

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Co-work, collaborate, create Today BOM open their new exhibition which includes a co-working space: All are welcome! We have co-working desks, WiFi and our Artist Fellows experimenting with their own research and development. Come & hold a meeting, teach a class or just get started with that project you’ve been trying to get off the ground. The co-working space is a part … [Read more…]

Digbeth First Friday

The first Digbeth First Friday of the year is upon us. Events to look forward to include: The launch of the Precarity Centre at Grand Union featuring durational audio-visual performance, tarot card readings, stop frame animation and foam installation. Sovinec, an exhibition by Jindrich Štreit one of the most important Czech Documentary photographers at Centrala … [Read more…]

Birmingham Production Space: An Update

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Last year the Birmingham Production Space proposal was launched at a public meeting at Eastside Projects. Since then, Workshop Birmingham have been working with the Enterprise, Innovation and Business team at Birmingham City University to move the proposal forward, a process which has resulted in a number of funding bids which, if successful, will see … [Read more…]

Janet Mendelsohn: Varna Road

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Next week the largest exhibition to date of photographs by American academic and documentary filmmaker Janet Mendelsohn opens at Ikon Gallery. Part of a photo-essay Mendelsohn made as a student at the University of Birmingham during 1967–69, the photographs depict everyday life in the Balsall Heath area of Birmingham. They are a wonderful snapshot of the streets and bomb-sites … [Read more…]

January Birmingham Soup

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Hear directly from exciting small, local enterprises who need help and guidance and give them a bit of dosh! Sounds great! SOUP takes place once a month, and whoever makes the best pitch gets all the donations given on entry. Find out about local projects, eat tasty soup and meet new people. The next edition … [Read more…]