Posts Tagged: Film/Video

DESIblitz Preview Screening and Q&A – From Africa to Britain

Free, booking essential Indi Deol, Director Aidem Digital & DESIblitz, introduces a new documentary, From Africa to Britain, recounting personal stories of those who made new lives in Birmingham and the Black Country. These personal accounts reflect on themes of loss, discovery, courage, and often success, broadly highlighting the contribution of the South Asian community on the economic… Read more »

Barry Flanagan – Monument (1996)

Jo Melvin, Director of The Estate of Barry Flanagan, discusses Flanagan’s large bronze sculpture Monument (1966). Barry Flanagan 18 September — 24 November 2019 This is a major survey of work by Barry Flanagan, one of Britain’s most inventive sculptors, filling Ikon’s two floors of gallery space entirely. Curated by Jo Melvin, it brings together… Read more »

How a Bronze Sculpture is Made: AB Fine Art Foundry

Many of Barry Flanagan’s bronze sculptures have been, and still are, cast at AB Fine Art. Foundry Technician Chloë walks through the processes involved in making bronze sculptures, from the initial wax casting stage to the final stages of patination. Barry Flanagan 18 September — 24 November 2019 This is a major survey of work… Read more »

Artist Interview: Stuart Whipps – The Kipper and The Corpse

Stuart Whipps The Kipper and The Corpse  11 September — 15 September 2019 Ikon presents an ‘exposition’ by artist Stuart Whipps, part of his long-term art project The Kipper and The Corpse (2004–ongoing). A vast body of work, it is a multifaceted reflection on the closure of the Longbridge motor works in Birmingham, the last… Read more »

Exhibition review

By Carmen, Ikon Youth Programme member Set across three different rooms, the work of Dinh Q. Lê, Janet Mendelsohn and Kelly Mark is as diverse as it is connected. All three exhibitions focus on the contrasting relationship between the individual and the space they inhabit; whether this be natural, urban or psychological. Changing from a… Read more »

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