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We’re excited to share with you an image from photographer @niallmcdiarmid from his series of #Sandwell portraits commissioned by #Multistory for Blast! Festival. The work will be exhibited next year as part of the #BlastPhotoFest2019 shown across the 6 #Sandwell towns. . . “I’ve really enjoyed getting started on my Multistory project and have been travelling across the region regularly over the past month. The basis of the series is to build a portrait of the six towns across Sandwell, photographing the people I meet in my own style. The area is ethnically very diverse so I’m enjoying meeting people from a huge variety of backgrounds. However at the same time not only is it physically in the centre of the country but it seems to be right at the heart of the contemporary England, mirroring many of the changes and challenges that are so regularly discussed. High points so far – the great market at Blackheath, jumping on buses out of Oldham, walking the canals around Tipton, a great coffee morning at West Smethwick Baptist Church on the way to visiting Marshall Street where Malcom X visited in 1965. I even met people who were living on the street when he visited. Lastly I love the John Taylor Duce building in Wednesbury. I’d like to find out more about that. Very intriguing building. Low points so far – the seats on the tram..so uncomfortable. I’m starting a one man campaign for cushions to be supplied!” Niall, July 2018 . . Image: Indoor Market, West Bromwich – June 2018 Niall McDiarmid . . . . . #AmbitionforExcellence #ACE #CultureMatters #Community #Photography #NiallMcdiarmid #portraits

NEWS : July 6, 2018

This is @corinnenoordenbos taking over the #Multistory Instagram to highlight the launch of my book and exhibition Black Country Lungs. This is Janice. She suffers from #COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). When Multistory invited me to the Black Country, I took the opportunity to explore health issues. Statistics showed that this post- industrial community has more health-related problems than other areas of the UK. I decided to focus on COPD and lung problems. I was curious about the connection between the Black Country and ‘black lungs’. . . The exhibition is now on show @lightwoodshouse until 31 May 2018. The book can be purchased from the Multistory shop. . . Image: Janice, Black Country Lungs, 2018 Corinne Noordenbos . . #multistorytakeover #blackcountrylungs #multistoryartist #corinnenoordenbos #lungs #sandwell #community #photography #art #portraits

NEWS : May 22, 2018

This is @corinnenoordenbos taking over the #Multistory Instagram to highlight the launch of my book and exhibition Black Country Lungs. This is Janice. She suffers from #COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). When Multistory invited me to the Black Country, I took the opportunity to explore health issues. Statistics showed that this post- industrial community has […]


Only a couple of weeks before #BlackCountryLungs our new photographic exhibition with @corinnenoordenbos opens @lightwoods_house_and_park from 17 – 31 May 2018 – it tells the stories of people living with #COPD in the Black Country – don’t miss a guided tour with the artist on 19th May at 11am. See link in bio for more details. . . Image: Don, Black Country Lungs, 2018, Corinne Noordenbos . . The Black Country Lungs book can be pre-ordered on our website. . #multistory #multistoryartist #sandwell #lungs #breathing #photography #community #stories #sandwellcouncil #ACEMidlands

NEWS : April 25, 2018

Only a couple of weeks before #BlackCountryLungs our new photographic exhibition with @corinnenoordenbos opens @lightwoods_house_and_park from 17 – 31 May 2018 – it tells the stories of people living with #COPD in the Black Country – don’t miss a guided tour with the artist on 19th May at 11am. See link in bio for more […]


We’re delighted that @dawinderbansal1 is our third artist commission for 2018 /2019. Dawinder will produce an art installation celebrating the lives of first generation South Asian migrant women living in Sandwell. Through a collection of oral history interviews, photographs and moving image Dawinder will explore the relationships between these women and their cars. The work will also highlight the positive impact of future generations of Asian women who now benefit from the sacrifices of the first generation living within patriarchal and traditional Indian family structure. The project will launch as part of Multistory’s Blast! Festival in June 2019. . . Photo credit: Dee Patel . . . #Multistoryartist #Multistory #BlastFestival #DawinderBansal #MyCarOurStory #firstcar #stories #community #oralhistory #photography #firstgeneration #artistcommission #BlackCountry

NEWS : April 4, 2018

We’re delighted that @dawinderbansal1 is our third artist commission for 2018 /2019. Dawinder will produce an art installation celebrating the lives of first generation South Asian migrant women living in Sandwell. Through a collection of oral history interviews, photographs and moving image Dawinder will explore the relationships between these women and their cars. The work […]


We’re very happy to announce ‘Black Country Lungs’, our new book with photographer @corinnenoordenbos is now available to pre-order from the Multistory shop ahead of the official publishing date on 19th May 2018. Link in bio. . . ‘Black Country Lungs tells in striking images and short words, the stories of 20 Black Country folk who have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD). It is a courageous and honest collaboration between artist and subjects that conveys the personal histories of the people behind the statistics’ – John Middleton, President, UK Faculty of Health. . . Thanks to the generosity of project participants and partners who made this possible and also @ben.weaver for the book design. . . #Multistory #collaboration #britishlungfoundation @britishlungfoundation #COPD #lungs #breathing #artsandscience @artssciencefest #photography #portraits #respiratory #pulmonary rehab #art #corinnenoordenbos #sandwell #BlackCountry #sandwellcouncil #ACEMidlands #BlackCountryLungs

NEWS : March 15, 2018

We’re very happy to announce ‘Black Country Lungs’, our new book with photographer @corinnenoordenbos is now available to pre-order from the Multistory shop ahead of the official publishing date on 19th May 2018. Link in bio. . . ‘Black Country Lungs tells in striking images and short words, the stories of 20 Black Country folk […]


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 […]


Black Country Lungs

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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 […]