The video for Goodnight Lenin’s new track was done by Chris Keenan and Steven Spencer and was filmed at Second Home Studios. The latter two were also involved in First Light’s ‘How to’ videos we mentioned a little while back.
Good to see showings from Dancexchange, International Dance Festival Birmingham and Birmingham Royal Ballet in Dance! The Most Incredible Thing about Contemporary Dance which was on BBC4 recently. It’s on the iPlayer for… well, the next couple of hours. Hmm. Chris Keenan had some of his footage used and has written about that. Incidentally, if … [Read more…]
Art of Ideas is a group exhibition curated by Matthew Collings and Matt Price, entitled ‘The Witching Hour’, which will be taking place in the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery’s Waterhall Gallery from 11 – 14 November. The four day exhibition will explore darkness and the uncanny, featuring photography, painting, sculpture, printmaking, film and animation, … [Read more…]
There’s a big project (18 months, 17 artists, 138 performers – that kind of thing) that’s coming to a head this weekend, specifically between 6.30-9.30pm on Saturday 7 August at Retort House, 9 Gas Street: The River project is a collaborative animated film based on a bespoke piece of contemporary dance The event will be … [Read more…]
Chris Keenan has the above photo showing at Colorado’s Center for Fine Art Photography at the moment, at an exhibition entitled ‘Portraits‘ juried by Mary Ellen Mark. Tom is the owner of a prefab home in Moseley – once surrounded by many similar ones, his is now one of the few remaining among the redeveloped … [Read more…]
Best of the West Awards 2010 – Art Commission Brief A new awards programme for all museums, galleries and heritage groups in the West Midlands is after someone to design them a trophy for one of their categories. Details here. Made in the Black Country It’s “a site for the Black Country Museums to tell … [Read more…]
Way back when, I said that the London-based Volume Magazine was coming to Birmingham for it’s fourth issue and was looking for submissions. It’s out now (thanks to Chris Keenan for pointing that out) and is really rather good.Â It can be read online here. To help you in your browsing: the first few pages … [Read more…]
The big Film Dash logo vote Film Dash – the 48-hour film challenge happening in Birmingham on 17-19 October is picking up pace. We need a logo though. A couple have been submitted; please have a look and vote for your fave Capsule Blog Â» The Joyful Bewilderment Capsule are involved in a group exhibition … [Read more…]