Lucy Pryor is the snapper behind Angelfire Photography. In her own words: Over the years she has photographed countless bands, gigs, events, concerts, portraits, and has branched out into wedding photography over the last two years. She is an avid contributor to many websites including BrumLive.com and PushToFire.com, and offical photographer to up-and-coming stars of 2009 – … [Read more…]
Craftspace are holding a Craft Collective event aimed at encouraging young people from inner-city Birmingham to develop their interest in craft. It’s taking place on Saturday 23rd January, 12-6pm, at the Vaad Gallery in the Custard Factory. Craftspace explain more: The project will focus on ideas of guerrilla craft, DIY Craft and Craftivism – with … [Read more…]
Mark Wilkinson is an artist and illustrator working predominantly with paper collages and marker pen. Here’s one of his slightly surreal graphic works, which I particularly like: You can see more of his collage work on his Tumblr.
Swimming Without Water is a contemporary art exhibition in Moseley Road Baths, which I think it’s fair to say, is not your usual art venue. New works have been commissioned for the non-gallery space and they will be on show between 18th February and 15th March. Here’s some more info: The artists, Debbie Akam, Flora … [Read more…]
Phill Blake has done a rather good job of describing himself on his website, so I’ll let him take over: Phill Blake is an artist, designer and an illustrator from middle England who refuses to be tied down to one specific genre preferring to spread his talents over multiple art forms and retain an ever … [Read more…]
Class Act Drama Centre offers the opportunity to learn drama techniques with professional actors and directors. Classes are open to complete beginners as well as experienced thesps, and even better, tuition fees start from a piddling £2.50 per half hour, which sounds like a bargain to me. Here’s what they have to say about themselves: … [Read more…]
Kipple is the result of carefully mashing together choice cuts of found VHS footage to produce new, wonderfully odd and generally hilarious films. It’s the work of video mash-up artists Eagle & Feather. Here’s one of my personal favourite Kipple clips, called ‘Tony Robinson’s Running Tales‘: You can find much more Kipple on Eagle & … [Read more…]
Helen Flanagan is a photography student. Her ‘About Page’ says this: Helen Flanagan is currently studying for a BA hons in photography at Falmouth College University. Interested by the human psyche, obscurity and those tender, glorified moments of absence. She’s done some interesting little projects by the looks of her website and blog , including … [Read more…]