November 16, 2017

Poet & storyteller, #EmmaPurshouse will read from #ARoomofTheirOwn by #Susan Meiselas at West Brom Central Library on Monday 4 December, at 3.30 pm as part of our #16DaysOfActivism campaign. More info is on the events page of our website and the link in our profile takes you to the donations page. . . . . . #OrangetheWorld #Multistory #MultistoryArtist #photography #community #connected #contemporaryphotography #socialphotography #collaboration #Sandwell #BlackCountry #WestBromwich #ViolenceAgainstWomen #DV #UNWomen #MakeADifference #donate #fundraising #CreativeBlackCountry

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Black Country Lungs

November 15, 2017

‘The process is slow; one has to take time to let life happen… It is only through sharing intimate conversations one is able to come close’  Corinne Noordenbos, 2016   Since June 2015, we’ve been working with Dutch photographer Corinne Noordenbos on Black Country Lungs, a project exploring COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder) in the Black […]

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November 15, 2017

Exciting morning with the arrival of leaflets and posters for #16DaysofActivism campaign with @magnumphotos #SusanMeiselas To support the campaign you can donate, buy a copy of A Room of Thier Own or attend one of our events. All proceeds raised go to The Haven refuge in Wolverhampton. See link in bio for more info. Thanks @misterdodds for poster design, @sarahtaylorsilverwood for letter press titles & @holodeckbirmingham for printing. . . . . #susanmeiselas #multistoryartist #16Days #Multistory16Days #UNwomen #westbromwich #blackcountry #magnumphotos #GBV #domestic violence #dv #domesticabuse #violenceagainstwomen #activism #donate #fundraising #makeadifference #photography #collaboration #community #aroomoftheirown #benweaver #bookdesign #creativeblackcountry

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November 10, 2017

Magnum photographer, #SusanMeiselas, will be signing her book ‘A Room Of Their Own’ on Saturday 2 December 2017, at West Bromwich Indoor Market, Kings Square. More info about this and other events and how to book can be found on the events page on our website. Please buy a copy of the book to support our campaign – link in profile. All profits go to #TheHavenWolverhampton #16DaysofActivism . . . . . #OrangetheWorld #ARoomOfTheirOwn #Multistory #photography #community #connected #contemporaryphotography #socialphotography

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GARDENERS’ QUESTION TIME AT BLACK COUNTRY ALLOTMENTS EXHIBITION

November 10, 2017

It was a wonderful day yesterday at our very own Gardeners’ Question Time at Central Library, West Bromwich. Alys Fowler (British horticulturist and journalist) and Susie Parr (writer, researcher & amateur beekeeper) lead the panel along with local allotment holders’ Alison and Alan, and Helen, a cottage garden owner. A huge thank you to everyone that […]

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November 7, 2017

Niall McDiarmid, visiting to make plans for 2018 . . . . . . #photography #blackcountry #portraits #communities

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Campaign with Susan Meiselas to raise funds for women in refuge

October 31, 2017

“Only when I actually entered a refuge and found openness to start a dialogue, did I begin to imagine creating a work that could connect women whose lives had been mostly deeply impacted, with women who could listen and learn from them” Susan Meiselas, 2017 During 2015 and 2016, we collaborated with Magnum photographer, Susan Meiselas […]

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October 29, 2017

Been out and about with photographer #MichelleSank over the weekend photographing young people for her ongoing #BlackCountryStories project. . . . . . #OutAndAbout #Multistory #CBC #MichelleSank #photography #archives #community #connected #TheMultistoryCollection #Sandwell #BlackCountry #contemporaryphotography #socialphotography #documentaryphotography

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