Wednesday 8th June sees the official launch of TO YOU FROM SUPER ME at The Public in West Bromwich from 6pm..
Marvel/DC comic book illustrator John McCrea (Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, the Hulk, Spider Man) and celebrated image-maker Chris Keenan have collaborated with Friction Arts to work with a Sandwell youth group to produce a knock-out contemporary video installation and exhibition taking place at The Public throughout June. Continue reading
If you’re in Birmingham this Saturday, drop by to The Edge (studio and headquarters of Friction Arts on Cheapside, Digbeth) and be prepared for some inspirational stuff. Projections, performances, sculpture and technology will immerse you in the world of ‘local heroes’ as you experience three-minute-long stories created by Birmingham groups, designed to commemorate the hard work of their very own hero.
Theatre of Now, a troupe of multi-talented players who have travelled the high roads and the low roads of Britain and Europe, will be at Friction Arts on Cheapside from the 18th to 27th March, performing and running workshops. Continue reading
Inside out festival
Main weekend 24-26th September, Running until 1st October.
For a weekend full of performances, fun and games, interventions and ‘art trails’ all around Digbeth, you must be part of the “Inside out festival” which takes some of the wonderful and admittedly weird happenings around the area taking a strong focus on the theme of inside/outside and the idea of taking a day off to engage with art.
This fantastic new festival brings great art and music to ‘The Edge’ – Digbeth’s underground arts venue. A eclectic combination of international, national and local artists will produce together produce a series of artworks and performances Continue reading