Open Art Show

The Birmingham Open Art Show runs from 10th Feb to 29th April in the Gas Hall and features 150 works by emerging local talent from the West Midlands. The art was selected by a panel of judges comprising of Kathleen Soriano, (from gallery Compton Verney), Terry Grimley (Arts Editor at the Birmingham Post) and Max … [Read more…]

Film Locations database launched

There’s been a lot of activity from Screen West Midlands and Film Birmingham to push the area as a good place for film and TV companies to do their work, emphasizing advantages such as centrality and low cost along with the variety of urban environments and countryside and resulting in a 40% increase in filming … [Read more…]

BIAD Postgrad Open Day

Tomorrow has a Postgrad Open Day at the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design (BIAD) covering the departments of Visual Communication, Architecture, Fashion, Textiles and 3D Design, Theoretical and Historical Studies, Media and Communications and Art. This has been your absurdly-short-notice post for today. via D’log.

Rhubarb Bursaries Deadline

The Rhubarb Rhubarb Festival dates have been set for 26th – 29th July 2007 and, along with the Arts Council, they’re offering eight bursaries for photographers from the West Midlands intended to help then prepare their portfolios and exhibit at the festival including six 20 minute sessions with international reviewers. The deadline for applications is … [Read more…]

Fierce is coming

It’s still a bit of a way off but dates for the 10th Fierce Festival has been confirmed, running for three weeks from 18th May to 4th June. In 2007 Fierce celebrates its 10th festival with our most ambitious programme yet. Get ready for three weeks of eye-popping, stop you in your tracks performances and … [Read more…]

Out of the Bedroom

Stripsearch, the ongoing project to identify and support comic strip illustration talent in the West Midlands run by Hi8us, is currently touring an exhibition of work produced at workshops run by John McCrea. Out Of The Bedroom is currently showing in the Custard Factory Reception on Gibb St from 9am-6pm until Feb 9th. The following … [Read more…]

Free Apple Courses

5 Days of Apple is a series of five free hands-on workshops, seminars and demonstrations run by the New Technology Institute in Eastside. Topics covered include video editing and effects, photography, 3D model rendering and games creation. Booking is necessary as places are limited. Link via Ten4.

Flickr Friday

A weekly grab from the Birmingham Flickr community. (Usually posted on Friday, unless I forget, like this week…) © nobody knows anything © tanyalupton © redcrayon © harri b To suggest photos for this feature post them to this thread on Flickr or leave a link in the comments here.