Tag: photo

Bomb the Base

Churn, but good churn… An archivist at Birmingham’s Ikon Gallery has uncovered these images showing the aftermath of a 1970s terrorist bomb blast. Dating from 4 January 1974, the images show Ikon’s then-director Simon Chapman clearing up shards of broken…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

The 4am Project would like to invite you to a very special 4am photography event in Birmingham. This event is going to be held at the Bodies Revealed Exhibition at the Custard Factory, and there are 100 FREE tickets for…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

As part of the Frankfurt Market in the city centre, Bob Wilson has brought along his traditional wooden carousel.  Last year I tried to persuade several friends to have a turn on it with me, but for some reason, they…

Friday Photo by Karen Strunks

Reaching out from beyond the grave…… Sorry, that’s a rubbish intro! But have you heard what has come to town?! It’s the controversial Bodies Revealed exhibition and it’s being held at the Custard Factory in Digbeth. From the website: Using…

BiNS bins of the year awards

Whether to stop Victorian dads getting all excited by a glimpse of shapely moulding, to cover up a council branding incident, or just to prettify, these bins covers spotted in Roxie Collins in Stirchley: “I was walking home last Thursday…

Bathe your eyes

Beautiful set of pics from inside Moseley Road Baths from this weekend’s Birmingham Flickr meet. They’re the work of Emma Jones,  who has certainly developed an attachment to the building: it’s in a dreadful state. There seem to be a…

Closed shop

Michael Scott has spent the last few years hanging out in disused buildings taking photos, but rather than being arrested and locked up he’s been given an Arts Council grant and the photos are being exhibited in the Central Library…

Take me low

Cliff Richards is no doubt upset, as the “Cliff Richards’s Millennium Flame” has been pulled down so they can build the underground library in Centenary Square. Photo by davidsesa

No 1 Bus

Flickrer curmudgeonly troutmask is wrong, he says "The No 1 bus is by far the best bus route in Birmingham". It is of course the eleven, but this is a nice set of photos anyway. [link]