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Who says women don’t like football

NEWS : July 11, 2018

On the night of England’s semi-finals, we’re delighted to join the football fever and share with you Emma Purshouse’s first poem from Tipton Tales, her new commission with Multistory. “I’m delighted to be working for Multistory on this project.  I’ve just written my first poem for ‘Tipton Tales’.  It’s fairly topical.   I wrote it based on notes […]


NEWS : June 26, 2018

We are deeply saddened to hear that our good friend David Goldblatt has died. We partnered with David from 2011 to May 2017, as part of his long-term photographic project about South African ex-offenders, which he extended to the Black Country to take portraits at the scene of crime. David was driven by personal experience […]


We’re recruiting! – Programme / Marketing Assistant

NEWS : May 2, 2018

It’s an exciting time at Multistory; we continue to invite artists to make art with, for and about local people in response to their lives and experiences and, next year we’re taking this to the next level by producing Blast!, a major new arts festival of photography, walks and talks in Sandwell. Blast! will take place […]


Blast! Artist announcement – The Caravan Gallery

NEWS : April 19, 2018

Multistory is extremely excited to announce The Caravan Gallery as one of our lead artists for the Blast! Festival programme. Artist duo Jan Williams and Chris Teasdale will be touring their caravan – ‘a mobile gallery and social club on wheels’ – round the six towns of Sandwell throughout 2018, developing their Sandwell Pride of […]


A Room of Their Own – Film

NEWS : March 5, 2018

“The real challenge is not just making photographs that reflect their lives in an honest way, but can we engage people in a meaningful way to also act?” Susan Meiselas, 2017 Magnum photographer Susan Meiselas collaborated with Multistory and women in refuge during 2015 and 2016 to make a book – A Room of Their […]


Black Country Lungs – new photo book & exhibition

NEWS : February 16, 2018

Health, we take it for granted but, as soon as we are ill, we ask questions. How can we get better? Who is to blame? Could we have avoided it? Corinne Noordenbos, November 2017 Black Country Lungs is a new photo book and exhibition, made in collaboration with Multistory and Dutch photographer Corinne Noordenbos.  It tells […]


Highlights of 2017

NEWS : January 5, 2018

It’s that time of year where we breathe out, sit back and reflect on the year gone by. Here are some of our best bits. 1) We started the year with Liz Hingley’s exhibition ‘Home Made in Smethwick’ touring to six Sandwell libraries from January to June 2017. Joined by Liz and many project participants, […]


16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM WITH SUSAN MEISELAS

NEWS : January 3, 2018

What an incredible couple of weeks we had on our #16daysofactivism campaign with Magnum photographer Susan Meiselas. Huge thanks to all those who supported the campaign by buying a book, donating to our GoFundMe page, visiting the installation, or attending an event. We were delighted to hand over £2500 (our target) to The Haven, a […]