Digbeth First Friday – March 2015

When: Friday 6 March, 18:00 until late
Where: venues across Digbeth

Digbeth First Friday welcomes the spring season next Friday 6th March with an exciting assortment of exhibitions, music, performance and street food. Some of the events on offer this month include:

  • Eastside Projects, 86 Heath Mill Lane, B9 4AR
    This Time of Day can be Dangerous

    Eastside Projects opens this exhibition of moving image works by Georgie Grace, which examine modes and limits of immersion and perception.
  • Market Hall at The Custard Factory, Gibb Street, B9 4AA
    A twenty four hour witch hunt

    With performances, sculpture and dialogue by artists from Brazil, China, Kurdistan, Pakistan, and the UK, this event explores the political, cultural, social and personal aspects of beginning conversations.
  • Digbeth Community Garden, Shaw’s Passage, B5 5PG
    Pop-up Waste Food Café

    The Real Junkfood Project offer a ‘pay as you feel’ pop-up café using food that would otherwise have been discarded to make delicious meals and snacks. There will also be music and a caricaturist for your entertainment.
  • Centrala, Unit 4, Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street, B5 5RT
    „Na Emigracji/On emigration“

    A series of illustrations created under the influence of the artist’s migration experiences. Centrala invites the audience to interact with the exhibition by writing or drawing illustrations describing their own experiences about emigration.
  • Grand Union, Unit 19, Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street, B5 5RS
    Two six-minute performances at 19:00 and 20:00
    No Ironic Tip of the Hat to Class – Consciousness Can Save Us Now!

    Patrick Goddard performs his work illustrating the conflict between stultifying self-criticism and an often naïve political commitment.
  • HFWAS, Unit 9 Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street, B5 5RS
    Ideas of Noise

    Sarah M Farmer and HFWAS present an evening of performances from musicians and sound artists including a string quartet, free improv, harsh noise ballet, instrumental/synth songs and six piece guitar/bass experiment.
  • A3 Project Space, Unit A3, 2 Bowyer Street, B10 0SA

    A3 Project Space opens its doors for the first time this year and invites you out of the cold and grey into a realm of flaming fiesta and hot gitano spirit. Join your hosts Thomas Doherty and Andrew Palmer for an evening of celebration, food, drinks and dance.
  • The Edge, 81 Cheapside, B12 0QH
    First Friday Frolics

    Friction Arts, Artists On The Edge and Inclement Quartet come together to deliver tall tales, stand up and performances from enigmatic characters, followed by Inclement Quartet’s final performance.

For more information about this month’s events, see the Digbeth First Friday website or follow them on Twitter.

Pamela Pinski

Digbeth and Proud

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