This year marks Ikon’s 50th and to celebrate the milestone they are presenting a series of events focusing on the five decades of the gallery’s history and the social, political and cultural context. This weekend sees the focus of the 60’s and the rise of counterculture.
Saturday 29 March, 11am-8pm – The Library of Birmingham
The first event in this series celebrates the 1960s. A full day of talks, screenings and discussions includes… Continue reading →
Inspirational talks by world-renowned artists to a film programme Selfridges launches its in-store line-up of interactive lectures, debates and workshops titled the “Festival of Imagination“. Taking place at their 3 stores the packed line-up runs from 5th to the 21st February. Full line-up for the Birmingham store can be found here.
Eye Candy Festival of Popular Visual Culture is back for a second year and taking place in Birmingham. We’ve picked a load of our favourite artists and asked them to come and help us brighten up the Southside district of the city with newly commissioned works, events, films, talks and a very cool art fair on bikes. We’ve also got our own Mobile Vintage Cinema for the whole weekend and it is all FREE to attend. Continue reading →
Boulevard Entertainment presents four fantastic music documentaries: All You Need Is Love – The Beatles, Leonard Cohen – Bird On A Wire, The World Of Liberace and the truly original surrealist film Frank Zappa’s 200 Motels from celebrated journalist and film director Tony Palmer, which have just been made available on DVD. We have two copies of each one to give away. Continue reading →
This is a super-cute idea and it’s happening at this year’s Faltpack; “The Ministry of Cycles and POD Projects present a unique array of retailers, all cramming their wares into bike-baskets and pannier-racks.” Continue reading →
A series of screenings accompanying Redmond Entwistle’s exhibition at International Project Space will present his previous feature Monuments (2010) alongside a number of seminal 16mm films which have informed his approach to filmmaking. Continue reading →