Certainly I expect this New Year to be a momentous one for the Birmingham Big Art Project.  Last year I told you that a dedicated army of professionals and other supporters were beavering away behind the scenes.  When, as expected, this newly formed Government announces the go-ahead on the largest infrastructure project in Europe - the HS2 railway line from London to Birmingham (Curzon Street) and beyond - we will be released to publish new

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The Board of Birmingham Big Art Foundation (Birmingham Big Art Project) is seeking to appoint two new Trustees to join the board and help the charity achieve its mission of creating a landmark public artwork made with and for Birmingham through the production of Susan Philipsz ‘Station Clock’. We are particularly seeking trustees who have: • Specialist experience in fundraising, crowd-funding and partnership working • Connections to communities across Birmingham • Specialist experience in the

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What it’s all about! Inspired by and contributing to the development of Susan Philipsz’s public artwork Station Clock, Twelve Tones is a year-long citywide initiative, engaging communities across Birmingham and Solihull to explore sound in relation to place and time, in a series of artist-led workshops and sharing events. The project will cultivate dialogue between the UK’s second city’s diverse communities – from young to old; across all genders; races and faiths; differing social backgrounds; professional and amateur

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West Midlands Trains

We’re delighted to announce that West Midlands Trains is the latest Midlands based firm to become an official partner of the Birmingham Big Art Project. The operator of West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway has kindly committed to providing rail travel for our artist, Susan Phillipsz, as well as a number of other Birmingham Big Art Project representatives and volunteers throughout 2018. The Big Art Project is developing at a time of change for

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New Year Message

  2017 was a fantastic year for the Birmingham Big Art Project. We announced the winning artwork, Station Clock by Turner Prize-winning artist Susan Phillipsz, garnered support from West Midlands first Mayor Andy Street, and hosted a symposium with Eastside Projects, discussing ‘Public Art Thinking’. However, none of this would have been possible without our hard-working volunteers and colleagues who came together to make this our most successful year yet. Back in April, Susan Philipsz

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