The Open Project @mac_birmingham

wewant-large‘The Open Project’ invites artists of any age and art discipline to share their work this Summer at mac. Curating the art – making decisions about how the work is selected and displayed – will be the responsibility of emerging young creatives (aged 18-24 years) through mac birmingham’s Next Generation programme. They will have the enormous task of curating four exhibitions, leading to a final ‘salon’ exhibition’ where every piece of art will be revealed. Continue reading

What To Do In An Emergency launch 17.11.11 at Ikon

Thursday 17 November offers the first chance to see a new exhibition of paintings by Stephen Earl Rogers,  as part of the Ikon Gallery’s Autumn Almanac. A reception will be held from 6 – 7pm in the 2nd floor galleries. Continue reading

Ping Pong Events

You may have noticed lots of Ping Pong tables that have mysteriously appeared around Birmingham over the last few weeks and if you don’t know what it is all about then there is plenty of information about it here. The folks at Fierce are currently hosting the Ping Pong Parlour on Corporation Street in the city centre and have some cool events lined-up over the next few weeks… Continue reading

Anticurate want your ART

mac birmingham calls out for West Midland art
Open Day – Sat 9 Jul 2011, 11am – 6pm
Exhibitions – Wed 3 Aug – Sun 7 Sep 2011

This is your chance to get your work displayed in an exhibition at mac’s first floor gallery. On Saturday 9 July the venue will be transformed into an Antique Road Show style space where you can bring your art and pitch to a panel of anticurators.

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Companis’ ‘Bone Dinner’


Companis ‘Bone Dinner’
A carnivorous feast based on Gordon Matta-Clark’s ‘Bone Meal’ (1972)
Eastside Projects Second Gallery
Friday 5 November, 7pm
With Blanch + Shock, Juneau Projects, Elizabeth Short

For this unique dining experience you’re going to need a strong heart a taste for all things meaty as Companis presents they’re ultimate carnivore meal – Bone Dinner. Alluding to the 1970’s food experiment ‘Bone Meal’, Companis invite you to dine on a wide variety of luxurous bone-based dishes where you will not only be indulging on fantastic food but also have some bones presented to you cleaned, drilled and strung for you to wear home! Continue reading