• Roger Shannon will be giving a talk at the Emma Jesse Phipps Lecture Hall, Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, UCE, Gosta Green, Birmingham on Thursday 7th June, 6.30-8.30, the subject being “The Place of British Film”. If you’re going please RSVP to
  • I should have mentioned this last week but completely forgot. Billy Fallows of New Folder has added all the Fierce Festival events to Google Calendar so you can see what’s going on on a daily basis and, if you’re using Google Calendar yourself, copy those your interested in over with ease. More here.
  • Richard Foot has an exhibition as part of Architecture Week at the Custard Factory entitled Architectural Images with Impact running from 15th – 24th June including “images from across the world, presenting both iconic and lesser known buildings in a new light.” The private view is on 21st June at 5pm. RSVP to if you’re attending.
  • The Plus Design Festival is looking for Undergraduate Speakers. “The Moving Type Conference is a fantastic networking opportunity, and will provide students with a platform to meet designers and industry professionals from all over the world. Students don’t often get the opportunity to take a leading role in such established and high profile events, and the successful applicants will be able to present their work on the same stage as the professionals.”
  • I don’t know how influential Music Week magazine is in the music industry these days but they just ran a 4 page profile of which, since the former inexplicably don’t put all their articles on the internet, the latter have scanned and uploaded for our reading pleasure. There’s a lot of hype and nonsense but if you wade through there’s also some interesting info about how came about and what it’s aims are.