Posts Tagged: Gillian Wearing

Salon

Waterhall Gallery, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH Open Tuesday – Sunday, 10am–5pm. Free entry Salon is organised by New Art WM and presents an exciting selection of work by invited artists based in the West Midlands. All artworks are for sale including limited editions from Ikon by artists such as Hurvin Anderson, Vanley Burke and Gillian Wearing…. Read more »

Family Day at The Mailbox

1–4pm, free BBC Birmingham, The Mailbox, Birmingham B1 1AY Drop-in creative activities inspired by Ikon’s project A Real Birmingham Family. Suitable for all ages, children should be accompanied by an adult at all times. No need to book, stay for as long as you like. Click here to find out about A Real Birmingham Family… Read more »

A Real Birmingham Family: BBC Birmingham

BBC Birmingham, The Mailbox, Birmingham B1 1AY A Real Birmingham Family is Ikon’s ongoing project (2011–2014) with Birmingham-born, Turner Prize winning artist Gillian Wearing: a quest to find,  and immortalise in bronze, a ‘real’ Birmingham family. The project draws attention to the unsung, raising questions about civic identity and what it means to be a… Read more »

A Real Birmingham Family

Saturday 24 March, 10am-1pm A Real Birmingham Family at Witton Lodge Community Centre We take the A Real Birmingham Family in the mobile unit to Perry Common. The Community Centre is holding an Open Day (10am-1pm) with a charity coffee morning, dance and exercise demos and craft displays. www.wittonlodge.org.uk www.arealbirminghamfamily.com

A Real Birmingham Family

Monday 19 March – Saturday 31 March Monday – Saturday, 12–4pm Central Library, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3HQ In the run up to the close of nominations A Real Birmingham Family is at Central Library. We count down the days and encourage families to take this last chance to get involved. www.birmingham.gov.uk/centrallibrary www.arealbirminghamfamily.com Related events… Read more »

A Real Birmingham Family

Tuesday 6 March, 4-8pm Stirchley Community Market Stirchley United Working Men’s Club, Hazelwell Lane, Stirchley, Birmingham B30 2PP Our mobile unit will be in Stirchley on Tuesday 6 March, 4-6pm. Families can nominate themselves to represent how the twenty-first century family might be symbolised in the city. After short-listing, a panel of judges including prominent… Read more »

A Real Birmingham Family

Saturday, 9am–7pm and Sunday, 11am–5pm HomeSense, The Fort Shopping Park, 20 Fort Parkway, Birmingham, B24 9FP For one weekend we take A Real Birmingham Family to HomeSense in The Fort Shopping Park. Visitors can have their photographs taken in-store and nominate their families. www.homesense.com www.arealbirminghamfamily.com

A Real Birmingham Family

Saturday 7 January 2012, 9-4pm. Sutton Coldfield Our mobile unit will be in Sutton Coldfield on Saturday 7 January 9-4pm – on The Parade facing the front of BHS. Families can nominate themselves to represent how the twenty-first century family might be symbolised in the city. After short-listing, a panel of judges including prominent Birmingham… Read more »

Real Birmingham Families

Café Ikon, free Following our recent exhibition at Mint Hotel, we now display a number of photographs from A Real Birmingham Family in Café Ikon. Selected from those taken at our temporary drop-in centre at The Pallasades Shopping Centre (30 April – 12 June 2011) these photographs are a snapshot of the families who have… Read more »

Real Birmingham Families

Mint Hotel 1 Brunswick Square, Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 2HW Free entry Ikon, in collaboration with Mint Hotel, exhibited nine photographs from Gillian Wearing’s A Real Birmingham Family project. Selected from the series of portraits taken at our temporary drop-in centre at The Pallasades Shopping Centre (30 April-12 June 2011), these photographs showcase the diverse nature… Read more »

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