Birmingham Big Art Project would like to thank Andy Street and Patrick Burns for their support for the project and for leading such an exciting discussion at our In Conversation with Andy Street event. The event took place on Thursday, October 26 at Hotel Du Vin in Birmingham. The funds will help fund the curation and installation of Station Clock by Turner Prize-winning Susan

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Art & The Public Sphere

    When: Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 1pm - 5.30pm Where: Curzon Building lecture theatre, Birmingham City University Price: £5/4 concessions (free to Eastisde Projects members)   Birmingham Big Art Project is delighted to be working with Eastside Projects to host a symposium that will bring thinkers and practitioners together to discuss Public Art Thinking and what it is today. The event will be made up of a series of conversations, inviting contributors from artistic disciplines to

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We would like to extend a Big Art Project thank you to William Wong and the team at Chung Ying Garden for raising an outstanding £3,700 for the Project at the annual Moon Feastival fundraiser. The event, which took place on Thursday 28 September, invited guests to celebrate Chinese culture, taste traditional cuisine and enjoy live music from local talent, Rhino and the Ranters. The funds will help fund the curation and installation of Station Clock

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International New York Times

Birmingham  Big Art Project is delighted to have been featured in the International New York Times on Tuesday 5th September 2017. The article, an interview with winning artist Susan Philipsz, talks about the diversity of the people of Birmingham and their voices. “The idea is to work with a diverse range of voices from all over Birmingham,” said Ms. Philipsz, who is based in Berlin. “It’s the most ethnically diverse city in Britain, and like

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Hoardings project, Centenary Square

Birmingham Big Art Project has commissioned five Birmingham based artists to make new work for the Bouygues hoardings around the Centenary Square development. This project has been funded by Birmingham City Council and Arts Council England. About the artists Vanley Burke, born in Jamaica in 1951 and a resident in Birmingham since 1965, is renowned as a photographer concerned especially with black culture in Britain. Burke has had numerous exhibitions surveying his career as an artist, including At Home With Vanley Burke 2015, Ikon Gallery,

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In Conversation with Andy Street - click here to buy tickets Birmingham Big Art Project is delighted to present In Conversation With Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands, on Thursday, October 26 at Hotel Du Vin, Church Street, Birmingham. On 4 May 2017, Andy Street was elected to serve an initial three-year term as Mayor, working with council leaders and the chairs of the Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) to deliver the West Midlands’ devolution

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This September, the annual Moon Feastival will return to the city in aid of Birmingham Big Art Project – the most ambitious public art commission in Birmingham’s history. The Moon Feastival, organised by Chung Ying Restaurant Group, returns for the fourth year and aims to be bigger and better than ever before for 2017. The Moon Feastival will return to the city on Thursday 28 September and will invite guests to celebrate Chinese culture, taste

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Birmingham Big Art Project is looking for a volunteer events coordinator. As a charity, Birmingham Big Art Foundation relies heavily on volunteers to help raise important funds for the Project. As events coordinator, you will be responsible for leading a team of volunteers with the overall objective of raising money for the Project. You’ll have an interest in the arts, an eye for detail and time to dedicate to this important Project. Other duties include,

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Susan Philipsz - Station Clock

Birmingham Big Art Project has announced the winning £2 million public artwork that has been commissioned for the city of Birmingham. Station Clock, by Turner Prize-winning Susan Philipsz, is a large-scale aural clock, comprising of 12 digits representing the 12 tones of the musical scales, using different vocal combinations for each digit. The sounds of ‘Station Clock’ will be made of up to 1,092 voices from Birmingham’s diverse population. The voices will sound on the hour every hour and last

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Birmingham Big Art Project announced the winning £2 million public artwork for Birmingham that is destined for Eastside Park, adjacent to the proposed HS2 terminal on Tuesday, April 18 2017. Arts organisations, professionals from across the city and key stakeholders were invited to the announcement of the winning artist, which was formally revealed by the Lord Mayor of Birmingham. This marks the beginning of the next phase of the project – the development and realisation of the

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