Martin Green to lead 2022 post-Brexit UK festival
Martin Green, Birmingham 2022’s Chief Creative Officer has been asked by the government to develop plans to curate, manage, and promote a UK-wide festival in 2022 – via The Art Newspaper
This September Craftspace are taking over the centre of Birmingham once again for In:Site Festival. The free week-long event will see the green space outside Birmingham Cathedral turn into an outdoor art gallery as it gradually fills up with new artworks, created outside by recent graduates, in collaboration with passers-by.
Cold War Steve: Twitter satirist celebrates Birmingham in latest work
Cold War Steve’s latest work – an homage to his hometown of Birmingham – features a glittering cast of local luminaries set against a 19th Century cityscape. Find out more about this new commission from Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery and Vivid Projects. – via BBC