What’s The Focus? is an exhibition of the best photographs submitted in response to an open call. Photographers willing to be exhibited at The Public are welcomed to submit their work. The challenge is your photographic response to the following quote by Harold Pinter: Apart from the known and the unknown, what else is there? Pictures should be sent by Monday, 30th of September. The successful works will be displayed during the exhibition at The Public. For more information and to apply go to www.pailwestmidlands.co.uk.
Lomography is coming to Birmingham on the 23rd January and sticking around for four whole months of analogue fun in their newly adopted home at Selfridges and to celebrate the opening of the all new Pop Up Store Area Culture Guide has teamed up with lomo to offer readers the chance to take part in two photography workshops free of charge. Continue reading
The kooky world of Lomography is coming to Birmingham, heading our way with loads of cameras, piles of film and goodies galore for three hours of photography fun. Continue reading
This Friday 28 January 2011, mac Birmingham will be the venue hosting a range of exciting FREE workshops at Bright Space’s Creative Careers Festival . The workshops are open to anyone between the ages of 13-18 year old. We’ve got details of the FASHION & PHOTOGRAPHY workshops happening…
The SHOUT Festival (running until 23rd November), in conjunction with Eye to Eye – a newly formed group of women artists and photographers – is hosting Women Photographers! Take Up Your Cameras!
Obscured by Martin Pickard & A Different Perspective by Louise Holgate
The Moseley Exchange, Alcester Road, Moseley
2 November – January 2011
This November, the Moseley Exchange is hosting a joint photography exhibition, by local talents Martin Pickard and Louise Holgate.
Martin Pickard’s ‘Obscured’ collection is the result of capturing abstract images from experiments with motion. Pickard, who works as a senior technician at the Hippodrome, has created images for the BBC, ING Bank and The Southbank Centre, but this is his first exhibition; ‘It’s one thing showing things to family and friends, I’m more nervous of this than an opening night for the biggest musical’. Continue reading
Black Country Stories
The Public, West Bromwich
Thursday 11 Nov 2010 – Sunday 23 Jan 2011
This November, The Public gallery in West Bromwich will be opening its doors to host a unique exhibition of photographs by Magnum Photographer Martin Parr.
Parr spent a year photographing the Black Country, and his work focuses on daily life in the area, and provides an insight into the society and cultural make up of the region. From market stalls to Mosques, cafes to clubs, Parr has captured the essence of the region from behind his lense. Linda Saunders, managing Director of The Public describes the exhibition as ‘a fascinating portrayal of everyday community life’. Continue reading
This Autumn is a very exciting time down at the Lighthouse, Wolverhampton.
The first exciting exhibition takes place in the main gallery:
As Above So Below – Odette England (27th August – 22nd October)
Straight from it’s New York debut, Odettes show enthuses about the study of geography, belief systems and the flow of nature. The exhibitions title epitomizes this as it is a phrase many indigenous cultures follow. They believe that the heaven and earth are a foundation for all creatures, including themselves. The land and sky aren’t merely something geographical, they are mirrors that reflect themselves. Continue reading
TROVE in collaboration with Morgan Quaintance present ‘The Terminal Bar’ photographs and films by Sheldon Nadelman
Preview in association with The Birmingham Jazz Festival : 23rd July 2010 6-9pm with The Baghdaddies performing from 7pm
Open Saturday 31st July and 7th August 12-4pm or by appointment – please contact info [at] TROVE.org.uk