Digbeth First Friday is back for 2015 with another jamboree of exhibitions, film, music, performance and street food. Start the year as you mean to go on by delving into the wonderful world of independent culture that Digbeth has on offer.
Join us for a wander through painting exhibitions, enjoy a glass of wine, hear unreal stories, see sculpture in action, play board games and see special film screenings. Then why not walk around to Digbeth Dining Club on Heath Mill Lane, who will be kicking off their new street food season.
On offer this month:
Vivid Projects: Repeator film installation, 6–8pm
From 6pm Keith Dodds, Laurence Price & Cathy Wade present a provocation on political media with a live temporary installation of video, image and documents. Expect anything from sharks to Tupac to gimlet-eyed property developers.
Polish Expats Association: Project Backpack exhibition opening, 7–10pm
From 7pm artist Adrian Platkovsky presents his project Backpack, a collection of thirty small canvases which are being displayed in 30 different places across the world.
Stryx: Unreal Stories exhibition opening, 7–9pm
From 7pm Stryx present the first solo exhibition of powerful new paintings and installation work by artist Anna Katarzyna Domejko.
Home For Waifs And Strays: ERRORISM exhibition opening, 6–10pm
From 6–10pm HFWAS present a new exhibition by Birmingham based artist Daniel Salisbury, who will also be launching his new album.
Grand Union: Work in Progress exhibition opening, 6–8pm.
As part of Grand Union’s current Work in Progress events series, Andrew Gillespie, Calum Greaney and Laurence Price will work with a larger collective of artists to make new sculptural works in response to questions such as What is material? Join us for a drink and explore their installation.
Bread and Games: Bread and Games: Boardgames at the Edge, 6–10pm.
Come along to the everything in-between. Whether you’re a domino diva, a scrabble screwball or perhaps into one of those more modern games (Carcassone, Agricola, Cards Against Humanity anyone?) you’ll find good company at The Edge.