A weekly round up of creative events happening around Birmingham this week, beginning Monday 13th August, through to Sunday 19th August. Are we missing something? Well let us know in the comments or send us a message. Monday 13th Kalaboration – artist talk with Keith Piper, 6–7pm at the Custard Factory. Keith presents ‘A Short Sprint’ video installation. Start of Brindleyplace … [Read more…]
Launching on 23 November is Ikon’s latest exhibition, a retrospective collection of work by Len Lye, featuring film, sculpture, painting and drawing. Lye’s philosophy of ‘Individual Happiness Now’ – a belief in the possibility of ‘the best in human experience’ for all – is embodied by this exhibition; a testament to the simple joys that … [Read more…]
Happy 20th Birthday to Glen Howells Architects. They’ve sent us this nice little book filled with photographs from their many projects over the years, including a few familiar buildings from Birmingham’s iconic skyline, such as the Rotunda, The Custard Factory, and Eleven Brindley Place.
Finally something for the adults to do over the summer! Ikon are running a two day summer school on Wednesday 11 and 18 August. To tie in with This Could Happen To You, this summer school gives those who remember Birmingham in the 1970s the opportunity to undertake a two day programme of reminiscing, remembering … [Read more…]
Starting this Sunday, 15 June, and continuing every third Sunday over the summer, Brindley Place is hosting an arts market. A number of local, up and coming artists will be displaying pieces of work at the event. These include Alice Gow, Antony Bridge of Pochade, Ken Hurd and Christopher Collier. They’re keen to grow this … [Read more…]