Today’s Instameet was a little different to normal as we were set a theme, taking inspiration from The Barber Institute’s current exhibition Chance Order Change we were asked to experiment with abstract photography.
New Art West Midlands features work by 43 graduates at BA, MA and PhD levels who studied at the five university art schools based in the West Midlands: Birmingham City, Coventry, Staffordshire, Wolverhampton and Worcester. The New Art West Midlands 2016 exhibition was selected by Sonia Boyce, John Stezaker and Katharine Stout. The exhibition takes
The Birmingham & Midland Institute was the location of the latest Instameet. Located in a Grade II* listed building, The Birmingham & Midland Institute has been a part of Birmingham’s cultural life for over 150 years, originally founded by an Act of Parliament in 1854 for the ‘Diffusion and Advancement of Science, Literature and
As you’ve probably gathered by now I am rather partial to visiting museums and art galleries. Having heard that the Horniman Museum boasted a fine collection of natural history I decided to pay a visit. The museum has been open since Victorian times and also includes internationally important collections of anthropology and musical instruments, as well
Moseley Road Baths held an open day on its 108th birthday on Saturday 31st October. The event which was organised by the Friends of Moseley Road Baths in Balsall Heath also celebrated the baths’ inclusion in the World Monuments Fund Watch List. Moseley Road Baths is the oldest of only two Grade II listed indoor swimming
There are some buildings that I often see around Birmingham that I think to myself “I wonder what it looks like in there”.
I’ve been wanting to visit the Museum Collections Centre for quite a while but found that it was only open to the general public on a Friday afternoon whilst I was at work so I was pretty chuffed to find out there was an open day on a Saturday as part of Hidden Spaces.
On the 8th August I attended my first Instameet which was organised by IgersBirmingham in conjunction with the marketing team from University of Birmingham. Over 70 of us met underneath Old Joe (pictured above) before we went off round the rather photogenic campus.
Ghost Streets of Balsall Heath was a warm up show at The Old Print Works for a forthcoming exhibition of the photographs of American academic and documentary filmmaker Janet Mendelsohn at Ikon Gallery. Over a period of four days (9th-12th July) there were various talks and short films that tied in with the photographs