Tag: art

Crossroads of Sabbath

'scse the caps, but i guess the site needs to shout—their hearing is probably shot… "CROSSROADS OF SABBATH IS A 90-MINUTE WALKING TOUR IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF BLACK SABBATH DURING THE PERIOD 1948-1970: THE TIME WHEN MEMBERS OF THE BAND…

Fierce Festival 2011

Festival smestival, festivals are just marketing exercises where the same shit as normal is glossily repackaged and the “vibe” is some flyers. Not when they’re painstakingly and artistically curated by a team that manage to make Birmingham the centre of the performance art world…

The Arts are Biting Back, apparently.

"Biting Back is a one day event from Birmingham City Council, mac and Sampad that will address how arts sector professionals and individual artists can learn from examples of successful partnerships in austere cultural landscapes." So far, so worthy but…

111111 2010

On the eleventh of November 2010 you are invited to take part in a pyschogeographical epic. A window of eleven hours to complete a circuit of  Birmingham’s number eleven bus. 2009′s results were recorded here… including MoxyPark’s wonderful 11 bus…

Birmingham Music Map — new home needed

With the Birmingham Popular Music Archive I’ve been inviting the public to contribute to an online database of music culture in Birmingham, by placing venues, artists, people or anything they feel relates to music on a map. You can see…

New independent designer-makers arts market for Birmingham City Centre

After successfully running markets for local artists, illustrators, photographers, designer-makers, crafters and the like — in the not-exactly-conducive-to-passing-trade environs of the Custard Factory — Handmade have been working with Marketing Birmingham and Retail Birmingham towards launching a new weekly Handmade Arts…

Central Library video installation — More Canals than Venice

"From Thursday, VIVID present a new multi-screen video installation by Karin Kihlberg & Reuben Henry. In a series of tracking shots, the multiple screens show a journey through the empty Brutalist space of Birmingham Central Library." [link]