PUBLIC BODIES | 20th June 

14 collective members and studio holders work that offers over layered narratives discussing public space, access and restriction, including portraits of key workers, photography of shielders, paintings of our local community gatherings, ghosts, empty spaces and derelict cities.

Showcasing for WMCRU #MidsummerFestival | www.makeitwm.com

West Midlands Culture Response Unit (WMCRU) is delighted to announce the Midsummer Festival, a free one-day festival celebrating arts and culture in the West Midlands on Saturday 20th June.  

 

Featuring a collection of many West Midlands theatre, dance, music, artists and venues Midsummer Festival will mark the Summer Solstice with a wide range of live, archived and pre-recorded cultural activity available online including performances which have never been seen before from companies including the Royal Shakespeare Company, ACE Dance and Music and Birmingham Contemporary Music Group.     

 

Midsummer Festival is the first event organised by the WMCRU, which has been created to co-ordinate, develop and deliver an action-orientated, response by over 100 arts organisations in the West Midlands to the Covid-19 crisis in the short, medium and long term. Led by Culture Central, WMCRU’s purpose is to ensure the visibility, viability and recovery of the Cultural Sector in the West Midlands.

Asylum Art Gallery | 20th June - 20th July

Presenting 'Public Bodies'

14 collective members and studio holders work that offers over layered narratives discussing public space, access and restriction, including portraits of key workers, photography of shielders, paintings of our local community gatherings, ghosts, empty spaces and derelict cities.

 

You can view the exhibition as an interactive video tour below where you can access the work, including music, poetry and performance.

 

At 7.30pm artist HM will present a live art action in the space 'Do digital profiles dream of death', exploring intimacy and tactility between hands in relation to western death practises and the distortion of the communal practises that take place when only accessible through online platforms.

 

Showcasing the following artists ;

Ewan Johnston | Rachel Shakepeare | Alex Bird | Bethany Dugmore | Vincent Stokes | Scott Cartwright | Kristina Hall | Tariq Evans | Caitlin Doherty | SKORE | Mickey Angel | The Calamity | WE ARE THE L.I.M | MadVinyl | HM

|Interactive Virtual Video Tour | Explore our artists work |

Address:

21 Clifton Street

Chapel Ash

Wolverhampton WV3 0TZ

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