Workshop

Catching Rabbits & Starting Fires

A Future Manual
Friday 2 December 2016, 3pm - 9pm

A3 presents a touring workshop from A Future Manual to help you get ready for the world that’s coming our way.

Support

A3 Chairs

Juneau Projects

20 chairs stenciled by Juneau Projects have been sponsored by organisations and individuals to support the talks and events programme at A3.

Exhibition

din din

Amanda Holiday

50 wall-mounted dinner plate collages explore taste, hunger, greed and desire
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Event

din din LUNCH Party

Hosted by Amanda Holiday & Cath Giliver
Sat 19 Sept 1pm

You are invited to join artist Amanda Holiday and Cath Gilliver from SIFA Fireside to celebrate the arrival of Amanda’s din din project to Birmingham. Join us for a ‘harvest time’ lunch event with live music by SIFA's talented musicians The Firesiders.

Project

Backstitch

Jo Roberts
2014 - 15

The simple backstitch (going forward by two stitches underneath and going back one on top) is being used by Jo Roberts to create a comfort blanket.

Workshop

Record Player Orchestra at Supersonic Festival

Record Player Orchestra workshop
Saturday 13 June

As part of Supersonic Festival A3 presents a Record Player Orchestra workshop led by founder Roger Clarke.

Exhibition

The Next Verse

Stewart Easton
13 - 14 June, 12pm - 5pm

Breaking the traditional boundaries of craft, Stewart Easton’s latest work The Next Verse fuses together hand embroidery, sonic art and music.

Project

A3 Furniture

Sparrow + Castice
Fri 5 June, 4pm - 8pm
Launch Event

A3 commissioned Sparrow + Castice to design and make a bespoke suite of inter-connecting gallery furniture.

Upcoming Event

Out of Time, Out of Place: Public Art (Now)

Live streaming & Discussion
16 April, 6.30pm

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Join Cathy Wade at A3 for a live stream from the Whitechapel Gallery of the Situations event Out of Time, Out of Place: Public Art (Now) - Claire Doherty, Magdalena Malm, Nato Thompson and artist Heather Morison discuss the risks, delights and challenges of producing new progressive forms of public art.

Residency

TPWM micro-residency

Dan Auluk, Sophie Bullock, Matthew Evans, Andy Howlett, Ryan Hughes, Emily Warner have been selected for a micro-residency at A3 Project Space, from Monday 30 March to Thursday 2 April.

Led by Simon Poulter, this intensive artist-lab is a mac birmingham opportunity, delivered in partnership with The New Art Gallery Walsall and Turning Point West Midlands.

Event

In Conversation with Chris Paul Daniels

Sun 29 March 1pm

As part of Flatpack Festival, Chris Paul Daniels will be in conversation with Flatpack Programmer Sam Groves to discuss his You Are Here film project about Digbeth and Bordesley.

Event

Flicker Skitter Stumble

Sellotape Cinema @ Flatpack Kavarva Minerva Works, Fazeley Street, Digbeth
Sat 28 March 12pm - 4pm
Sun 29 March 12pm - 4pm

As part of Flatpack Film Festival, join artists Stephen Snell and Steven Chamberlain for a dynamic Sellotape Cinema workshop in which you get to hand make films and see the results immediately. See it...Stick it...Show it.

Exhibition

You Are Here

Chris Paul Daniels
20, 21, 27, 28 & 29 March, 12pm - 5pm
Final screening event Fri 3 April 6.15pm

Shot in Black and white 8mm film, Colour 16mm film & HD video, Chris Paul Daniels creates rapid portraits and glimpses of lives from residents and workers of the Digbeth and Bordesley.

Project

A Dress Rehearsal

Marlene Smith
31 October, 9.30pm

Taking an image from her family album as a starting point Marlene Smith presents a new performance work in progress. Mining her lifelong habit of wearing her parents' clothes the performance weaves spoken word, dressing up and photography to question her changing relationships with her mom and dad. BOOKING ESSENTIAL

Project

Flicker Skitter Stumble

Sellotape Cinema
Saturday 18 October 12pm - 4pm

Join artists Stephen Snell and Steven Chamberlain for a dynamic Sellotape Cinema workshop in which you get to hand make films and see the results immediately. See it...Stick it...Show it

Project

Delineator

Cathy Wade and Keith Dodds
A Collaborative Publication

Publication Launch: 2 Oct, 6pm - 8.30pm
Exhibition: 3 October 1pm - 7.30pm & 4 October 12pm - 5pm

The publication includes contributions from Beth Bramich, Elly Clarke, Lee Harwood, Andre de Jong and They are Here.

Project

Nowhere Bar

S Mark Gubb & Gordon Dalton
Fri 5 Sept 6pm - 12pm
Sat 6 Sept 3pm - 12pm

For 'one-nite only' over 2 consecutive nights S Mark Gubb & Gordon Dalton briefly provide Birmingham with a new social space, a place somewhere in time where anything and nothing but a good time happens.This is Nowhere Bar. Leave your pretensions at home and wear your heart on your sleeve. Sprain your mind. Have a good time all of the time.

Talk

Fierce FWD talk - Thinking about the discourse around your work

Diana Damian & James Smith
Weds 23 July, 6.30pm - 8.30pm


Writer Diana Damian and online magazine editor James Smith, discuss the relationship of public writing to practice.

Project

Guerilla Civic

Redhawk Logistica
Fri 1 Aug, 6pm - 8pm
Sat 2 Aug 1pm - 4pm

Redhawk Logistica will be roaming public areas within the vicinity of A3 during July to create a series of discrete interventions and inviting people to a workshop/practical activity at A3 Projects Space where there will be opportunities to discuss the work and the themes of his project.

Event

Record Player Orchestra and Sellotape Cinema

Friday 4 July
Hosted by Vivid Projects
6pm - Drop-in session
8pm - Performance

A3 Project Space presents a collaborative performance by Record Player Orchestra and Sellotape Cinema at Vivid Projects as part of Digbeth First Friday. A drop-in workshop runs from 6pm followed by a live performance at 8pm.

Event

Record Player Orchestra workshop

led by Roger Clarke,
Saturday 28 June, 11am - 4pm

Founder and creator of the Record Player Orchestra, Roger Clarke, will lead a workshop that will give you the opportunity to experiment with the record player as an instrument. The workshop will generate ideas for a public event in collaboration with Sellotape Cinema as part of Digbeth First Friday on 4 July.

Residency

New Art West Midlands Residency

Ali Reed
4 March - 6 June 2014

Staffordshire University fine art graduate Ali Reed was the overall winner of New Art West Midlands and was awarded a residency at A3 Project Space.

Project

Going Down to Barry’s

Clare Thornton
Friday 6 June 2014, 6pm - 8pm
Saturday 7 June, 1pm - 5pm

Clare Thornton has been buying fabric from Barry's in Digbeth for years and during a micro residency in June she embarks on a new project for A3 that responds specifically to this eponymous shop.

Event

Drinking with Gilbert and George 1972 - 76

Lynda Morris
Friday 2 May, 8pm
£5

A3 will be transformed into licensed gin bar to host a reprise of Lynda Morris's celebrated talk about dancing and drinking with Gilbert and George in the early 70s.

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Event

Record Player Orchestra workshop

Roger Clarke
Saturday 26 April, 1pm - 5pm
Free

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Founder and creator of the Record Player Orchestra, Roger Clarke, will introduce the project by leading a workshop that will give you the opportunity to experiment with the record player as an instrument.

Talk

The Room Next To Mine, Curator’s Talk

Marlene Smith
Thursday 3 April, 6.30pm

Free

Independent curator Marlene Smith will share her findings from The Room Next to Mine series of study days at A3, Nov - Dec 2013.

Event

Talk The Walk

Study Day with Tim Knowles
Saturday 22 March 2014
10.30 - 2.30
£7 (students / non-waged £3.50)
Book via Eventbrite

Acclaimed international artist, Tim Knowles talks about his recent walking works and leads a discussion about contemporary art and the 'act' of walking with a panel of artists from the West Midlands who utilise walking within their practice.

Event

Viaduct,  Publication Launch

Saturday 15 March, 12pm - 3pm

You are invited to join artist Rich White to launch his Viaduct publication and participate in a group walk.

Project

Viaduct

A project by Rich White
3 - 15 March 2014

Sculptor Rich White has been investigating Duddeston Viaduct that runs from Bordesley Station to the corner of Montague Street, Digbeth.

Unfinished and abandoned in 1848, he has walked its route with local architects, historians, photographers and city planners; the conversations with them have informed the contents of a free publication.

Publication Launch Saturday 15 March

Event

A Crack in the Window

Performance, Dennis Isou
Thurs 20 Feb, 7pm
FREE - book via Eventbrite

Dennis Isou conclude their Connect / Exchange artist residency with a performance that utilises fictional writing, film and installation.

Residency

Connect / Exchange

Artist residency, Dennis Isou
3 - 22 February 2014

Newcastle-based artist group Dennis Isou are undertaking an artist residency at A3 in partnership with the School of Art, Birmingham as part of Connect/Exchange, a Northern Film & Media initiative.

Project

The Room Next To Mine

A project by Marlene Smith
November - December 2013

A series of artist study days, bringing together artists who share common ground and each event focusing on the work of one artist.

Exhibition

Jesmonite on Paper

Group Exhibition
20 - 28 September 2013

Curated by Newcastle based artist Andrew Maughan, re-worked for A3 Project Space in collaboration with Cathy Wade

Exhibition

Square Wave

Brian Duffy / Juneau Projects
19 - 27 July 2013

Electronic instruments created by Brian Duffy and Juneau Projects. .

Exhibition

A3 Works

Group Show
28 June - 6 July 2013

A3 Works brings together a range of work made at the dimensions of the A3 paper scale by 57 artists.

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