John Stezaker, known for his photographic collages constructed from found images, has turned curator for ‘Turning to See: From Van Dyck to Lucian Freud’ at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. Anneka French talks to the artist about his new departure, how he selected works for the show, and where his own art fits in.
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A new exhibition featuring proposals for a permanent artwork in the city has just opened, featuring scale models from Brian Griffiths, Roger Hiorns, Heather and Ivan Morison, Susan Philipsz and Keith Wilson
For her Clipping the Church project in Erdington, Birmingham-based Czech artist Tereza Buskova has combined idiosyncratic customs and community workshops to create a public procession involving baked goods, live music, elaborate costume and the local church. Anneka French speaks to the artist and parish priest Reverend Freda Evans.
The Office for Art, Design and Technology is a new two-year programme of residencies, events, exhibitions and professional development for new and more established artists with digital practices. Anneka French talks to the artist leading the programme as well as artists and mentors involved in Post-Modern Plant Life 2, the recently completed first stage of the initiative.
Birmingham artist Barbara Walker’s latest collection of drawings explores the often under-recognised role of black servicemen and women in the British Armed Forces.
The STEAMHouse project will see the former Typhoo tea factory in Digbeth transformed through over £14 million of funding into a creative space featuring studios, workshops, equipment and support staff.
AUDIOBLOG – Please click here I read Stuart Mayes’ blog with interest as he also searches for studio space… This week I stepped my own search up a bit, in that I became rather more proactive, and instead of whinging […]
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As part of the New Art West Midlands 2014 group exhibition, there were six prizes available. As I have mentioned in the previous ‘post’, I was living in London at the time, juggling full-time employment and constantly travelling up and down the country […]
Venue:Birmingham Midland Institute
From:January 22, 2016
To:January 23, 2016
The Birmingham-based artist-run organisation has spent the year trying to be ‘useful, productive, supportive and critical’, while grappling with the ‘highs and horrors’ of the world. Gavin Wade explains.
In 2014 GRAIN Photography Hub and the Library of Birmingham approached artist Mat Collishaw, creator of spectacularly crushed butterflies, corrupted, syphilitic flora, and monumental, dark zoetropes, to respond to the rich photography archive held at the Library.
The first exhibition outside of the university setting I was a part of was New Art West Midlands 2014, a group exhibition spread across multiple venues across the West Midlands. This was the second annual exhibition which was open to recent […]
5 – 12 June 2008