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Sublime highways of the air

Sublime highways of the air

By Melissa Grant, written as part of ‘Atmospheric Encounters‘, BOM’s exhibition 19 May – 28 August 2021. A whole new perspective can be gained from being aloft in a balloon. Far from the violent wrenching experienced when taking off in…

What is digital fashion?

What is digital fashion?

Hi! Claire here. Pre-lockdown, I was BOM’s gallery assistant. Social media forays often require me to research the creative practices of BOM programme participants. The background reading for the upcoming Art & Tech Summit, has seen me flying into an…

Festival UK* 2022 Statement

Festival UK* 2022 Statement

BOM has been selected to lead a team in developing ambitious ideas during the R&D project for Festival UK* 2022. We are one of 30 shortlisted Lead Organisations, working in partnership with creative practitioners and experts across the STEAM sectors…

Mood Pinball 2020

Mood Pinball 2020

Mood Pinball by BOM Fellows Ben Neal, Edie Jo Murray and Harmeet Chagger-Khan -and produced by BOM – is to have an exciting update coinciding with the ODI Summit 2020 today. The project now has a dedicated website at www.moodpinball.com…

Coder Beatz

Coder Beatz

Coder Beatz a new creative digital programme for young Black kids aged between 11-15 years.  We are running 4 monthly workshops at BOM (please look for updates in our calendar). Coder Beatz is a beginners series of amazing workshops where…

BOM in cyberspace

BOM in cyberspace

Due to Government guidelines relating to Covid-19, we have had to close our Gallery & Café for the next four weeks, but never fear – we’ve shifted online and we are doing our very best to bring as much of…

#endchildfoodpoverty

#endchildfoodpoverty

We’re backing the #endchildfoodpoverty campaign by Marcus Rashford to provide free lunches to families who are struggling this half-term. From Wednesday 28 – Saturday 31 October 2020, BOM Cafe is offering hot or cold lunches to families with children. No…

Creative Tech Essentials

Creative Tech Essentials

BOM’s Digital Producer Ben often gets asked about software and electrical platforms that creative people use, and we thought it might be good for him to share some of that info on video. Maybe you’ve heard of the tiny Raspberry…

Mathare Futurism

Mathare Futurism

By Kanyi Wyban In the wake of Covid-19, artists around the world have been called upon to act broadly, bearing responsibility as crucial cultural players. The moment has largely been categorized as a pandemic and one that demands reactive, therapeutic…

Mathare Futurism X BOM

Mathare Futurism X BOM

Towards the end of 2019, BOM Director Karen travelled to Nairobi Kenya. She was there with Dr Francis Pope from University of Birmingham’s Environmental Sciences department as part of The ASAP Project. The project is a University of Birmingham research…

Introducing our online exhibition… Doodle!

Introducing our online exhibition… Doodle!

Check out Doodle, our first online exhibition. Originally conceived as a hands-on interactive gallery show, this is our fabulous, interactive, virtual version. Artist / Producer Holly Gramazio has been working alongside BOM Curator Louise and digital producer Ben  to create…

Art & Tech Social

Art & Tech Social

Spring 2020: We were delighted to bring three amazing practitioners to our Art & Tech Social series. We worked with the brilliant team at Eyebeam in New York City, to curate some fascinating discussions. Eyebeam run a Resident programme annually,…