Susan Meiselas’ A ROOM OF THEIR OWN – POP-UP INSTALLATION.

November 27, 2017

Susan Meiselas’ A ROOM OF THEIR OWN – POP-UP INSTALLATION. We have taken over two stalls at West Bromwich Indoor Market for our pop-up installation as part of #16DaysofActivism.  Come visit us from Saturday 25th Nov to Saturday 9th Dec 2017.  Open daily from 10am until 4pm (except Sunday). Visit our Pop-up installation which includes […]

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November 22, 2017

A very blustery afternoon #outandabout in Sandwell with Volker Gerling for his photography #flipbook project with Multistory – #PortraitsInMotion. . . . . . #Multistory #MultistoryArtist #Photography #participatory #community #connected #inclusive #social #outstandingartists #stories #TheMultistoryCollection #Sandwell #talent #artist #contemporaryphotography #participation #collaboration #community #participatoryphotography #behindthescenes #multistorybehindthescenes

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November 18, 2017

This weekend we were #outandabout with photographer @jon_tonks and 400 pupils and staff at the @ewa_cic Polish school as part of @multistory’s project made in collaboration with Central and Eastern European communities in #Sandwell . Watching 350 kids pour in to the hall was pretty nerve wracking at first.. could we fit them all in??? But everyone took their places, sat very still and Jon even got a round of applause at the end! . . . . #jontonks #photography #portraits #photoshoot #Multistory #project #WestBromwich #ewacic #family #community #schoolportrait #blackcountry #artforeveryone #stories @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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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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