MACE (Media Archive for Central England) are currently working on The Full Circle Project, which will run for 3 years as they hunt down hidden or forgotten film footage and home-movies from the past 100 years, created by people of the Midlands. The aim is to make these materials accessible to the community so that … [Read more…]
At 4am on 4th April photographers left their warm beds to take photographs of their bit of the world for the 4am Project. Here are some of the photographs uploaded to Flickr so far: You can read first hand accounts of the 4am experience by Pete Ashton, RachelCreative, Nicky Getgood, Citizensheep and Jon Bounds. Did … [Read more…]
Time for another one of these I reckon. If you spot a review, some photos, film or whatever (or produce something yourself) then let me know in the comments.Â I’ll be searching out what I can and hopefully we’ll collect together some interestingness. First up the Birmingham Opera Company website and the Birmingham Opera Design … [Read more…]
CiB’s frequent flyers may know that 2007’s Supersonic collective memory was a thing of rare beauty, pulling together all sorts of mentions of the festival from across the interwires.Â This is an attempt at replicating that for Supersonic 2008. [Update, 29 July 2008]Â I’ve noticed very little new stuff recently so I’m going to stop … [Read more…]
Are you sitting comfortably? Well, it all started back in March with Dannyâ€™s post about Surface Unsigned. A couple of months later (on 15 May) Danny received a threatening email from Surface Unsigned which worried him. After a weekend of checking that CiB had done nothing wrong, the original post was amended and an addendum … [Read more…]
Stuff online about Saturday’s Project X Presents. [Later: They’re doing the collective memory thing themselves, which is refreshing to see.] Blog posts Joanna Geary – “The night summed up what Birmingham is capable of when it pulls its cultures and its talent together” Robin Valk – “A vibe that took me back 40 years, bolstered … [Read more…]
Right, let’s see what the online-o-sphere can give us for this weekend’s giggery. First up, there’s a group on Flickr for you to add your photos. All are welcome. Conference David Nikel reports and Dunc Autumn Store responds on the subject of promoters. Robin Valk is interviewed by The Stirrer at the conference about the … [Read more…]
The following went to this and wrote about it. Art Stalking Ana (with photos) Andy Pryke Tom Lennon The Concept (with photos) Any more?