Brumbox Bulletin 02.05.23

Brumbox Bulletin 02.05.23

Do This

Visit the Duplicate Publishing Fair

Friday 5th May, 4-8pm & Saturday 6th May, 12-5pm
Eastside Projects, 86 Heath Mill Lane, Deritend, B9 4AR

Pop down to Eastside Projects this weekend to discover a range of independent artists and small presses selling their zines and publications in a friendly, creative space. There’s a range of free workshops too, including focuses on drawing, collaging and repeat patterns. 

The fair is free to attend and open to all; buy something weird and discover something new!

Have some zines to sell? Artists are welcome to bring a handful to the communal table before the event starts. See below for full details.

Sounds interesting!

After more ideas? Check out our city guide!


Picture This

Kingstanding Odeon and Mecca Bingo

The Kingstanding Odeon was reputed to be the first in the Oscar Deutsch cinema chain to be built in the distinctive Art Deco style that became synonymous with Odeons throughout the country. 

Seen here as both the cinema in 1935 (before its demolition in ’59) and the Mecca Bingo Hall in 2002. What memories do you have of this iconic building?


Consider This

Exceprt, a video created by Mixed Milk in response to the Birmingham Museums and Art Galleries online digital collection.

Watch 'Excerpt' by Mixed Milk

Made in response to Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery's online digital collection, this quick-fire video is a burst of colour, life and intriguing abstract textures and collage. 

Presented here with minimal context by creator Mixed Milk, there’s room for interpretation. But delve deeper into the process and you’ll discover an unspoken narrative that emerged during the construction, driving the viewing experience down a different path than that perceived upon first watch. 

Check it out below!

Watch here.

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