March 10, 2018

The @artssciencefest starts on Monday @unibirmingham. Don’t forget to visit ‘Black Country Lungs’, our outdoor exhibition outside the Bramall building. There are still places available on the guided tour & talk with #CorinneNoordenbos. Book here http://bit.ly/2BfPleO . . . . . @researchandculturalcollections #art #COPD #exhibition #multistoryartist #sandwell #blackcountry #portraits #universityofbirmingham #lungs #BLF #collaboration #artsandscience #disease #guidedtour #artisttalk

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A Room of Their Own – Film

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 […]

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February 23, 2018

We’ve got that #FridayFeeling – February is nearly over and spring is in the air! Image: Barnford & Farm Road Allotments, Oldbury, 2010 Martin Parr/Magnum Photos – commissioned by #Multistory. . . . . . #community #connected #contemporaryphotography #socialphotography #collaboration #MartinParr #MultistoryArtist #Oldbury #Sandwell #BlackCountry

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February 20, 2018

#worlddayofsocialjustice @unitednations – many photographers are passionate about challenging #injustice, pursuing #socialequality and advancing #humanrights. We worked with #SusanMeiselas to produce #ARoomofTheirOwn a book about women’s experiences of #domesticviolence – see the project page on our website for more information Image Susan Meiselas . . . . . #socialjustice #socialrights #fairness #community #connected #contemporaryphotography #socialphotography #collaboration #Sandwell #BlackCountry #ViolenceAgainstWomen #DV #UNWomen #MakeADifference #CreativeBlackCountry #Multistory #MultistoryArtist

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Black Country Lungs – new photo book & exhibition

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 […]

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What we’re looking forward to in 2018

January 31, 2018

Stories about people and place, the everyday and overlooked, and how they are told and shared is central to our work. We invite artists to collaborate with people from the six towns of Sandwell in order to co-produce and re-present their stories in community settings as exhibitions, film screenings, performances and publications. We’re pleased to […]

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Highlights of 2017

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, […]

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16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM WITH SUSAN MEISELAS

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 […]

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