One hell of a city: how Birmingham embraced its heavy metal legacy
Vanessa Thorpe reports on Home of Metal, a series of exhibitions and events taking place across multiple West Midlands galleries – via The Observer
New Publications launched – Photography for Whom? and Forward
Two new publications launched in the region last week – Photography for Whom? and Forward, which aim to forefront some of the best photography, art and writing happening in the West Midlands.
Supersonic review – giant monsters and ghoul-sponge at UK’s best small festival
By embracing the heaviness in Birmingham’s heritage, and adding a strong dose of eccentricity, Supersonic is world-class. Review by Ben Beaumont-Thomas – via The Guardian