Posts Tagged: Ikon Gallery

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 »

Behind the new Birmingham Forward crest: Katharine Wade

You may recall Ikon’s 2018 exhibition Young Birmingham Artists: Ikon artists from the 1960s that looked back at work by Ikon’s founding artists, now we look forward. Forward: New Art from Birmingham is open at Medicine Bakery and Gallery until 24 March and showcases work from a thriving community of contemporary artists who represent the culture in… 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 Ken Banks: Forward Artist

In the run-up to Ikon’s new exhibtion Forward: New Art from Birmingham, artist Ken Banks discusses his artwork, process and feelings about Birmingham. This is the second in a series of blog posts about artists featuring in Forward. Ikon has also produced filmed interviews, at the artists’ studios which will be released over the course of the exhibition…. 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 »

Oliver Beer’s exhibition: a personal perspective

By Carmen, Ikon Youth Programme member  Space; the artist’s plaything. Quick! Grab it before it escapes! The physical spaces we live in, visit, encounter unavoidably shape our human experience. They are the stage on which life is acted and memories are heightened. They mould us into individuals, affect us, and compel us. Yet this relationship… Read more »

Artist’s Talk – Roger Hiorns

Free, suggested donation £2* Booking essential Join artist Roger Hiorns in conversation with writer and curator Tom Morton, touching on key themes and ideas behind his work. The galleries will be open between 5–6pm for visitors to enjoy the exhibition before the talk. Book online or call Ikon on 0121 248 0708. Please note that… Read more »

BSL Tour – Roger Hiorns Exhibition

Free, suggested donation £2 Booking essential Enjoy an informal introductory exhibition tour with British Sign Language (BSL) interpretation, organised in collaboration with DeafPLUS. Suitable for Deaf visitors and their friends and family. A fitted induction loop is available. Book online or call Ikon on 0121 248 0708. Please note that online booking closes at 11am on… Read more »

4MAT Teacher Creative Retreat

£20 per person, payable in advance Booking Essential – limited capacity Tea and cake will be provided This creative retreat provides an alternative environment for you to develop and extend ideas through practical hands on activities and dialogue with colleagues from different educational settings. Join our Learning Team to explore inspiring approaches to engaging with… Read more »

Roger Hiorns – Untitled (2011)

15 December 2016, 2–5pm 12 and 26 January 2017, 2–5pm 9 and 23 February 2017, 2–5pm Untitled (2011) series comprises found objects, including jet and car engines and tables, ‘activated’ through the presence of a naked young man. Visitors to Ikon on these afternoons will be able to see the objects and the young men… Read more »

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