Ikon has developed an off-site programme to engage with people of all ages and abilities from communities in Birmingham and beyond.

Ikon at Selfridges

Infinity Pattern 1 at Selfridges Birmingham is a new, large scale art installation by multidisciplinary artist Osman Yousefzada. Co-commissioned with Ikon, the temporary architectural structure launched in July 2021 and transforms Birmingham’s skyline, covering the iconic Selfridges building and injecting it with a bold colour palette of pinks and black, arranged in a striking tessellated… Read more »

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Artist in Residence at HMP Grendon

Dean Kelland is Ikon’s artist in residence at HMP Grendon, Buckinghamshire. Funded by the Marie-Louise von Motesiczky Charitable Trust, the focus of the residency is towards the development of artistic practice at HMP Grendon – that of Kelland and of the prison’s communities.

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Ikon Slow Boat

For ten years Ikon Youth Programme (IYP) has navigated Slow Boat around the waterways of the West Midlands and beyond. A converted narrow boat, Slow Boat is a unique floating space for IYP, local communities and artists to make and experience art in a stimulating and creative environment. Ikon is delighted to announce the support of Freelands Foundation in… Read more »

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