Project Birmingham: Platform exhibition


After successfully launching Limelight, a series of events aimed at promoting the best of Birmingham’s musicians, artists and chefs, The Project Birmingham team presents Platform. Platform Birmingham is a collective inspired by the vibrancy of the city’s creative community. We will be exhibiting work from a range of artists from across the region, giving them … [Read more…]

A Line Drawn From the Eye to the Summit


This flyer caught my eye last week: A LINE DRAWN FROM THE EYE TO THE SUMMIT “An exhibition bringing to a close the 2015 academic year for artists on the Arts-based Masters. The exhibition will take over the beautiful School of Art building and will showcase an array of emerging artists and art-based practitioners. Exhibition … [Read more…]

IN:SIGHT at Washington Green Fine Art


Birmingham based Washington Green Fine Art has announced the list of artists for IN:SIGHT 2015, its campaign to cultivate the rising stars of today’s visual arts world, the shortlist include Hope Chapman a Birmingham-based artist. Born in Oxford, Hope Chapman relocated to Birmingham to study Fine Art at the Margaret Street School of Art in 2010. Working in … [Read more…]

Vanley Burke at IKON


At Home With Vanley Burke, a new exhibition at IKON: The project sees the entire contents of Burke’s flat in Nechells, north-east Birmingham, transported to Ikon’s main exhibition space. Referred to as the “Godfather of Black British photography”, Burke (b. Jamaica, 1951) is also a dedicated archivist and collector of objects relating to black culture … [Read more…]

Trevor Appleson at mac Birmingham


Appleson’s classic portrait photographs of carefully selected demographic groups made in his makeshift portable studio are now well known. In towns and settlements from Cape Town to Mexico City to Kibbutz Hatzerim in Israel, Appleson sets up on beaches, street corners, and other public spaces, enabling a captivating representation of place. In this new body … [Read more…]


Image 2 courtesy of artist Fay Nicolson

New exhibition opens tonight at Grand Union, 6-8pm OVER AND OVER PURE FORM is a solo exhibition of work by London based artist Fay Nicolson. At Grand Union she presents a body of interconnected works exploring learning and the distance between experience and images. The exhibition will consist of a series of large, rhythmic screen-prints on to … [Read more…]