Located in the Digbeth art booming workspaces of Minerva Works is Stryx, an artist led studio and exhibition space in Digbeth formed by recent Fine Art graduates from Birmingham Institute of Art & Design. From the Stryx site: ‘Formed by six female graduates of Fine Art from Birmingham City University, 2012, Stryx’s joint ambitions are to continue developing … [Read more…]
Here are the graduate and summer shows I’ve come across so far: Birmingham Institute of Art and Design: various times, 11-17 June (art, visual comms, fashion & textiles, 3D design, architecture, jewellery) Birmingham Metropolitan College: 16-28 June BCU School of English: 27 June, anthology launch and end of year show Sandwell College Photography: 13- 24 June, HNC/HND … [Read more…]
Thanks to the Fake Magazine ladies for putting me on to Resign: A small collective of BIAD final year students (fao @createdinbrum) have produced a short film for their FMP/to kickstart their careers – blooming fanastic. BIAD’s Visual Communication course are continuing to produce outstanding graduates I’ll be honest, I have no idea what FMP … [Read more…]
Obsessionistas presents an exhibition of personal collections from across the staff and student community at the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design. On show are a broad range of items representing twenty five different collectors and their collections, including Japanese guitars, vintage hairdryers, Spirograph sets, English delftware, Mickey Mouse ties and deely boppers The exhibition’s on … [Read more…]
Birmingham Hippodrome – Boys Required For Roles In Oliver! “The producers are looking for boys who are aged 7 – 12, under 5 foot tall and have unbroken voices. All children must live within a 45 mile radius of Birmingham to audition for these roles” BIAD : Events Calendar – September 2011 Info … [Read more…]
Amanda’s blog, Snowflake Blueprints, is a world of plushies (she takes commissions), poetry and hirsute lovers. She’s studying illustration at BIAD. This is Sunny:
We Grow Cherries is: a talent pool of graduates from the BA (Hons) Visual Communication course at BIAD, BCU. Our Visual Communication graduates span Graphic Communication, Illustration, Photography and Moving Image Over at CMYKern James has been picking out his highlights.
The Typographic Hub is: part of the Birmingham Institute of Art & Design at Birmingham City University; the Hub works to promote the history, theory and practice of typographic design They organise an annual typographic symposium (16 March this year) and will be publishing a fair amount of typographically-related articles. The website (built by Supercool) … [Read more…]