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Forward Thinking: Why Birmingham?

Wednesday 6 February 2019

Free, suggested donation £3*
Booking essential

Medicine Bakery and Gallery, 69 New Street, Birmingham B2 4DU
Please note Medicine Bakery is only accessible via a steep staircase

Over three evenings join artists showing work in Forward: New Art from Birmingham for an informal group discussion related to different aspects of living and working as an artist in Birmingham.

Chaired by Roma Piotrowska, Ikon Senior Exhibitions Manager. Artists Kurt Hickson, Emily Sparkes and Kate Spence address the location of their practice in Birmingham. What does the city give them?

Please book online or call Ikon Shop on 0121 248 0711. Online booking closes at 4pm on Wednesday 30 January.

*Please consider making a donation for this free event. Ikon is a registered charity and your support helps us with everything we do.

See images from the exhibition here

Coming up

What’s the studio?
Wednesday 13 February, 6-7pm – FREE
Chaired by Kaye Winwood, Ikon Producer. The panel discuss the function of the studio. Does this space enable solo or collaborative working?

Where’s the gallery?
Wednesday 27 February, 6-7pm – FREE
Chaired by Dr Linzi Stauvers, Ikon Head of Learning. Members consider the exhibition of work within and outside of the gallery.  Can they work without walls?