Thank you to everyone who came along to our Chinese New Year Wine Dinner this evening at Chung Ying Central with Tony Elvin of The Wine Events Company in aid of Birmingham Big Art Project. We enjoyed a delicious four course Oriental banquet with perfectly paired wines, hosted by Tony, to raise funds for the iconic Station Clock designed by artist Susan

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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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Inspired by and contributing to the development of Susan Philipsz’s public artwork Station Clock, Twelve Tones is a year-long citywide participatory art project engaging communities across Birmingham and Solihull exploring 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 vocalists – a

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Last year was a monumental one for the Birmingham Big Art Project. The public will not have heard much about this, since most of our work during 2018 has been behind the scenes.  My humble thanks go out to a really large army of volunteers who have given huge support in many different ways and helping to bring the dream ever closer towards reality.

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Public Art

Art is something that can be enjoyed by anyone, particularly when that piece of art is public. Public art refers to art that is in the public realm and more often than not, it is commissioned specifically for the site where it is located. Public art has power and influence and this can be shown in a number of ways. Such as in posters, as a political tool, and even transitory, in the form of

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Art Birmingham

Birmingham is a hub of creativity for art and this is shown in the vastly different exhibitions that are currently or are due to take place in the area. Below we have collated a handful of those exhibitions and we highly advise all to visit them. Coming Out Although this exhibition started in December, the interest and message behind the exhibition is still relevant and it's not hard to see why! The exhibition is centred

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