Vanley Burke talk

Feed in Millennium Point are running what they call a Contact Night with Vanley Burke aimed at Matthew Boulton students but open to the public. He will be discussing his background, how he became a photographer and his role in documenting black culture and british people for the last 40 years. Tickets are £3.50 and … [Read more…]

links for 2008-04-11

A Webby Triple – One Nomination and Two Honorees Stef Lewandowski blows a few trumpets. (tags: webbies awards internet design) STRAX Leon Chromatouch introduces the “dedicated audio visual showcase” that’s happening at Concrete on April 18th. (tags: strax av audio visual vjing) Call for Artists and Makers for Flair Designer Maker Fair The next one … [Read more…]

Last Chance to Fierce

I’ve been criminally negligent in reporting on the My Fierce Festival shenanigans this last week but have raised myself from my ineptitude, or something, to inform you that today is the final day to vote on which acts will appear as part of Fierce this year. Get to it!


Artstalking Ana reports on Wunderkammer which opened on Wednesday at BIAD with a live performance, which I’ll let Ana describe: David Miller and Edward Wakefield were lying inside perspex cabinets as characters drawn from when they were students at Margaret Street. Ed was lying in state, with audio playing (unfortunately you couldn’t hear this very … [Read more…]

Eccentric City £1 commissions: Simon Raven

The first of Harry Palmer’s £1 art commissions is this video work by Simon Raven: “Edited sound and footage of a performance in which a Tibetan singing bowl is played on the ‘The Universe’ big wheel ride in Nottingham.” “We are in awe and jubilation!” says Harry, and I’d concur. Wow! More about the scheme … [Read more…]


[audio:indelibleink.mp3] Indelible Ink Katy Bennett, aka KTB, emailed to plug a couple of gigs she’s putting on at the Kitchen Garden Cafe in Kings Heath, which is worth posting as it’s not a music venue one immediately thinks of yet it could be really perfect. Kirsty McGee on Sunday 13th April (£7 / £8) and … [Read more…]

links for 2008-04-10

Stuart Whipps at The New Art Gallery Walsall A very brief overview of his current show and link to some of his work. (tags: stuartwhipps photography newartgallerywalsall)