Birmingham Production Space Survey

Over the last nine months Ruth Claxton, artist and Associate Director at Eastside Projects has been working with Alessandro Columbano and Mike Dring  from Birmingham School of Architecture and Project Manager and printmaking specialist Sean O’Keeffe to develop the Birmingham Production Space proposal. In it they imagine a new piece of cultural infrastructure for the … [Read more…]

City of Colours Festival & Sneaks and Peaks

Saturday 6th September sees a host of the city’s top street art, street food and street wear fraternities transform Digbeth into a melting pot of creative revelry: City Of Colours To kick things off, City Of Colours festival will be transforming Digbeth into one of the UK’s largest outdoor art galleries with an exciting new … [Read more…]

ART RAVE at The Bond

  ART RAVE is a free art and music festival, being held at The Bond this weekend (Sat 9th & Sun 10th August.) The exhibition will explore the notion of the pop-up parties of old, the music, the experience, the colours and its anti-establishment standpoint. Twenty artists will explore this theme through a diverse range of … [Read more…]

WERK – co-commission call out for Fête des Lumières

Fête des Lumières de Lyon and WERK have put out a call out for an artist or organisation based in Birmingham to produce one or multiple Monumental Light Objects (meaning a light object which will need to reach between approximately 4 to 7 metres high to ensure visibility for the visitors), for a key central location in Lyon during the Festival … [Read more…]

100 swimmers needed to take part in Moseley Road Baths photo event

The beautiful Moseley Road Baths was one of the first public facilities built in Balsall Heath. Next year Birmingham City Council intend to close the Baths permanently, following the opening of a new sports facility. To highlight the plight of the pool, Birmingham-based photographer Attilio Fiumarella is looking for 100 swimmers from across Birmingham to … [Read more…]

Oliver Jones – A3 Project Space

Great news from Oliver Jones, Digbeth-based chalk and pastel photorealistic artist. Oliver who is based at, and also co-founder of Digbeth studio A3 Project Space, will be exhibiting Love the Skin You’re In, at Gusford, Los Angeles, later this year. Oliver Jones was born in Shropshire, UK in 1985. He currently lives and works in Birmingham, UK, where he graduated from … [Read more…]