BYOB Birmingham is a one-night exhibition where artists are invited to bring their own digital projectors (the beamer of the title) and explore the medium of projection by creating a collaborative happening of moving light, sound and performance. Antonio Roberts and Pete Ashton are organising things and it’ll be presented by VIVID as part of the Flatpack Festival on Friday 16 March 2012. If you’d like to … [Read more…]
GLI.TC/H is: a one day festival showcasing contemporary artists who misuse and abuse computer hardware and software to striking effect. The main GLI.TC/H website is here. Good luck getting anything useful out of that one. Best to head over to Vivid’s website to see the programme of screenings, performances, workshops and lectures. It’s all happening … [Read more…]
7inch October listings “a list of interesting things happening around Birmingham over the next 31 days or so”. You should definitely sign up to their newsletter Turning Point West Midlands | Visual Art and Craft in the West Midlands A run-down of the venues, collections, festivals, schools and artist support programmes, as well as ways of … [Read more…]
Good to see last weekend’s Birmingham Zine Festival looking busy. This is a slideshow from Antonio Roberts.
Antonio Roberts will be giving a talk on 16 September at Birmingham Linux User Group, presenting the issues affecting artists who adopt open source and free culture into their practice. After his previously well received talk on the use of open source and art, Antonio is back to discuss issues of copyright and his own experiences … [Read more…]
Birmingham’s bidding for the title of City of Culture in 2013 and as a result a couple of attempts to get your feedback have been launched. Big Blank Canvas Big Blank Canvas is a project managed and devised by Fierce (on behalf of the council who are responsible for the bid itself) which, in its … [Read more…]
Antonio Roberts – All You Can Eat Zine Antonio has written up Thrusday’s Gallery of Owls event at the Sunflower Lounge – “it seems like there is a small, but dedicated zine culture in Birmingham, which is definitely inspiring and reassuring for people looking to start their own” Interview: Kashmir Leese on the origins of … [Read more…]
Deadline is a collaboration between Antonio Roberts and Jon Harington. In Antonio’s words: It’s a year-long project by myself and Jon Harrington about deadlines and waiting. It’s possible that we may post more information about it, but in time In Jon’s words: Deadline started on January 1st and since then one still image from Antonio’s … [Read more…]