Don't forget - the second Question and Answer session takes place tomorrow at the School of Art, Birmingham City University. It is the perfect opportunity to ask questions about anything! ... Making applications, commissions, professional development or where to find opportunities.
Information on all upcoming Turning Point West Midlands and associated events can be found on the right sidebar.
The Library of Birmingham, supported by Arts Council England and working in collaboration with local, national and international partners is creating a new hub and network for photography in the West Midlands. GRAIN will include research and development projects and a range opportunities all aimed at strengthening and sustaining photography in the region and promote the sector nationally and internationally.
Over the next two years GRAIN will design, develop and manage a programme of seminars, exhibitions, workshops, networking events, portfolio reviews, short courses, academic research and commissions. They aim to maintain and strengthen links to national and international photography festivals and venues. GRAIN will also create opportunities for the wider community to engage in and appreciate photographic projects as audience members and work to expand the market for fine art photography and raise the profile of the West Midlands as an area of photographic excellence.
See the GRAIN website for more information on their current projects.
Deadline: 5pm, 3 May 2013
More information and application forms can be found here.
Join the exhibition curator for an insight into the exhibition and the New Art West Midlands project.
Free Drop-in Sessions For Artists in the West Midlands
Where? School of Art lecture room, BIAD, Margaret Street, Birmingham. B3 3BX
When? Monthly -
Wednesday 17 April - 5-6.30
Wednesday 22 May - 5-6.30
Wednesday 19 June - 5-6.30
Who for? Artists and makers and any one involved in the visual arts.
What is it? An opportunity to ask questions – about anything: Making applications, commissions, professional development, where to find opportunities, what is Turning Point? What are the priorities for artists in the region? ........
The sessions are informal and aim to benefit artists through shared information.
Please email Annabel Clarke Annabel.Clarke[@]bcu.ac.uk (putting TPWM Question & Answers in the subject line.) if you intend to come so we can gauge numbers. Please feel free to email your questions in advance.