Aldwych tube station: a photo no-no

When I heard that the London Transport Museum was offering tours of Aldwych Underground Station, which has been closed since 1994, I jumped at the chance. Old building, not usually open to the public? Check. Original 1920s and 1930s architecture and interior design? Check. Public transport nerdery? Checkety check check check. The visit, however, was […]

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Form vs content: What is art, anyway?

I love being creative, but I’m not an artist. Why? Because art is form and content. This is a new one on me, I’m ashamed to say. I have always understood ‘form’: the aesthetic part, the part that pleases the eye, or rolls off the tongue… but it’s only relatively recently that I’ve come to […]

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Birmingham’s People: How do you represent Birmingham?

The Birmingham Photospace team spent most of this weekend preparing for our latest exhibition, Birmingham’s People, which launches at The Drum on Wednesday night. Birmingham’s People is made up of photographs of people who visited this year’s Artsfest in September. The Birmingham Photospace team set up a small studio in Victoria Square and invited anyone […]

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Birmingham Photospace Flash Swap Event

Birmingham what what what event? For a while now I’ve been involved in Birmingham Photospace, a voluntary group dedicated to finding a permanent space for photography in the city. It’s crazy that there are so many photographers in Brum, but no central space dedicated to photography. So, prompted by a post on flickr last year […]

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