Out of the ashes of the Digbeth media arts centre that was VIVID (which closed in March 2012), a new venture has been born with VIVID Projects opening a new space and exciting plans out of the thriving eastside artists allotment Warwick Bar. This all comes as a result of receiving an Arts Council grant for a … [Read more…]
This outstanding video documents some of the rehearsel and creation process of Birmingham Royal Ballet‘s Cinderella. Created by BRB’s Rob Lindsay, this is a rare glimpse behind the scenes, while also being directly set against moments in the final production, all with commentary by choreographer and company director David Bintley. Well worth 3 minutes of … [Read more…]
Here is a little round up video from CiB of this year’s outstanding Birmingham Zine Festival Zinefest 2012 from Created in Birmingham on Vimeo. Hopefully the first of many more videos to come!
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…]
MACE (Media Archive for Central England) are currently working on The Full Circle Project, which will run for 3 years as they hunt down hidden or forgotten film footage and home-movies from the past 100 years, created by people of the Midlands. The aim is to make these materials accessible to the community so that … [Read more…]
Here’s a nice folksie video made by Chris Keenan, a.k.a Prime Objective, for Birmingham based band Goodnight Lenin. Their debut single ‘Crook In The Creek’ is having a release do at Hare & Hounds on 6 August. Goodnight Lenin – Crook In The Creek from Prime Objective on Vimeo. And here’s the video for ‘She … [Read more…]
The Created in Birmingham shop in the Bullring has been open for a little over two weeks now and we’re starting to get a better sense of what sort of a monster we’ve created. Right now we need more stock to replace the stuff we’ve sold. Detailed guidance is here. If you came to the … [Read more…]
Kipple is the result of carefully mashing together choice cuts of found VHS footage to produce new, wonderfully odd and generally hilarious films. It’s the work of video mash-up artists Eagle & Feather. Here’s one of my personal favourite Kipple clips, called ‘Tony Robinson’s Running Tales‘: You can find much more Kipple on Eagle & … [Read more…]