Birmingham Tag

Before last weeks apocalyptic snow fall, which made us never want to venture outside again, we were invited to the preview of Ikon Galleries latest exhibition. Two very different exhibitions by two artists born almost 200 years apart but with one constant theme strongly connecting the two and tying them

April 13 - 22 acrossBirmingham Full programme and previous festival details Flatpack is a festival which takes over venues across Birmingham every spring. It draws people from far and wide with a mixture of films, performances, contraptions and surprises, and has been described as “magnificently eclectic” (Time Out), “joyously inventive” (the Guardian)

Rights Wot Rights? presents newly digitised 80’s video archive and campaigning materials from TURC Video and Birmingham Trade Union Resource Centre. It will be introduced by Curator Yasmeen Baig-Clifford, Director of Vivid Projects who is overseeing the development of the ‘Birmingham Media Archive Project’; and Dr Chris Moores, Birmingham Fellow, Modern

RBSA, Birmingham until 26th August More A collection of oil paintings by new Associate, Francesca Currie, that combine traditional techniques of the Old Masters with a contemporary viewpoint. Francesca if a figurative artist specialising in portraiture and still life. She graduated from Norwich University College of the Arts in 2012 and went on to

Ikon Gallery, Birmingham Tower Room Until 03rd September £: Free John Stezaker, renowned for his smart conceptualism and use of appropriation through collage, was arguably the first postmodernist to show at Ikon in the 1980s. His video Horse (2012) will be screened in Ikon’s Tower Room. It consists of 3600 images of various horses from a side

Ikon Gallery, Birmingham Wednesday 26 July | 6.00pm t0 8.00pm £: Free (Booking essential) The White Review is a London-based arts and literature quarterly magazine, featuring fiction, essays, artwork, poetry, and interviews with writers and artists. Readings by recent contributors Rowan Hisayo Buchanan, Julianne Pachico and Richard O’Brien will celebrate the publication of their