Exhibition20.07.202231.07.2022
PAST EXHIBITION

Schools Showcase

Exhibition20.07.202231.07.2022
PAST EXHIBITION

Schools Showcase

This showcase is a celebration of artworks made by pupils from Birmingham primary and secondary schools, responding to Hew Locke’s temporary public sculpture Foreign Exchange. The project involves over 1000 students who visited Locke’s artwork and participated in workshops at Ikon Gallery, Handsworth Park or in their classrooms to create artworks responding to themes of humanity, interconnectedness, common ground and activism.

Schools include Brownmead Academy (Shard End), Heathfield Primary School (Handsworth), Hillstone Primary School (Shard End), Holy Trinity C of E Primary School (West Bromwich), King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys (Kings Heath), Oasis Academy Hobmoor (Yardley), Sladefield Infant School (Ward End), Small Heath Leadership Academy (Small Heath) and Welford Primary School (Handsworth).

Artists include Haseebah Ali, Polly Brant, Claudette Holmes, Jane Thakoordin and Monica Perez Vega.

This showcase is supported by Birmingham 2022 Festival, Creative Connections and Freelands Foundation.

Free Activity Packs
Ikon’s activity packs (Key Stages 1 – 4) are available to download. They are designed for creative learning at school or home, inspired by Hew Locke’s Foreign Exchange.

Exhibition Details

Free, suggested donation £5

Events Room, First Floor

Information on Ikon Gallery’s accessibility is available here.

For additional access enquiries please contact learning@ikon-gallery.org.

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