Posts Tagged: Exhibition

Internship at Ikon: Behind the Hew Locke’s exhibition installation

By Andrea, Hricikova, Experience Arts Intern  Back in December last year on the run towards Christmas, I received a phone call from one of my most admired places in Birmingham – Ikon Gallery. As a part of Experience Arts Internship Programme collaborating with the University of Birmingham, I was fortunate enough to secure a placement… Read more »

Meet Larissa Shaw: Forward Artist

Ikon talks to artist Larissa Shaw, who participates in Forward: New Art from Birmingham, to hear more about her tactile work, process driven approach and her connection to Birmingham. Follow this series of blog posts to hear more from artists exhibiting work in Forward. Ikon has also produced interviews, filmed at the artists’ studios, which will be released over… Read more »

Meet Antonio Roberts: Forward Artist

Ikon’s new exhibition Forward: New Art from Birmingham opened last week at Medicine Bakery and Gallery. We interviewed artist Antonio Roberts to hear more about his digital artwork, artistic interests and how he sees Birmingham as a place of community. Follow this series of blog posts to hear more from Forward participating artists. Ikon has also produced interviews,… Read more »

Meet Emily Scarrott: Forward Artist

Ikon’s new exhibition Forward: New Art from Birmingham opened last night at Medicine Bakery and Gallery. We caught up with artist Emily Scarrott to hear more about her installation, inspirations and thoughts about Birmingham’s artistic community. Follow this series of blog posts to hear more from Forward participating artists. Ikon has also produced interviews, filmed at the artists’ studios,… Read more »

Meet Ally Standing: Forward Artist

Ahead of the opening of Forward: New Art from Birmingham, artist Ally Standing talks to Ikon about her art practice, what she’s exhibiting and her thoughts on being an artist in Birmingham. The first in a series of blog posts – stay tuned to hear more from artists participating in Forward. A series of artist video interviews,… Read more »

A visit to West Midlands Police Museum

By Pete James, independent photographic historian and curator Earlier this month I had the opportunity to fulfill a long-held ambition – I finally got to see the collodion positive portraits of criminals in the West Midlands Police Museum. The opportunity to view these amazing objects came through an invitation to deliver a talk in response to… Read more »

Interview with Edmund Clark

In this film artist artist Edmund Clark talks about his Ikon exhibition – In Place of Hate (6 December 2017 – 11 March 2018).

Thomas Bock exhibition: Interview with Jane Stewart

In this film, Jane Stewart (Principle Curator at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery) gives an insight into the life and work of Thomas Bock. Thomas Bock’s exhibition is currently on show at Ikon until 11 March 2018.  

A Portrait of the Artist

Jonathan Watkins (Ikon Director) asks Frances Carey (former Deputy Keeper of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum) five questions about Käthe Kollwitz.  Why do you like Käthe Kollwitz’s work? For its strength of conviction combined with a bold and ever inventive approach to her means of execution. Her graphic art often has a monumental… Read more »

Symposium – Sidney Nolan

Free, suggested donation £3* Booking essential Join Dr Ian Henderson, King’s College London, for a keynote lecture on the representation of aboriginal figures in Nolan’s paintings. This will be followed by a round table discussion, concerned more generally with Nolan’s impact on contemporary art, with artists Clare Woods, Kate McMillan, Shaun Gladwell and Tim Maguire,… Read more »

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