Style Africa @BM_AG until 2nd September, 2012

The Style Africa exhibition will explore the rich textile designs of Ghana, Nigeria and Sierra Leone, painting a beautiful picture of West African fashion. African clothing is renowned worldwide for its colourful fabrics and unique designs.  In African fashion trends may change, but the use of traditional materials always remains. Continue reading

The Design Research Unit

Open until February 12th 2011, The Birmingham Institute of Art and Design’s International Project Space will be exhibiting work from design pioneers The Design Research Unit. The group formed in London in 1942 under the charge of poet and art critic Herbert Read. It pioneered a model for group practise, being the first consultancy in the country to bring together expertise in architecture, graphics and industrial design. Continue reading

Manual Non Manual – Lucy Clout

International Project Space
3 – 31 July 2010
Opening Reception: 3 July, 3-5pm

Nationally acclaimed London-based artist Lucy Clout takes over International Project Space during July. Having been highlighted as one of Art Review’s ‘Future Greats’ in 2009 she broke the mould by receiving the accolade while still a student completing her MA in Sculpture at London’s Royal College. Continue reading