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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,…

Now Play This!.. at home

Now Play This!.. at home

This weekend Somerset House brings online, their Now Play This! festival. The newly virtual festival unites a creative community of makers to explore playful and participatory ways to bring people together through games and play. BOM is all about playful…

Virtual BOM update

Virtual BOM update

How is BOM World shaping up in this newly evolving off site situation, we hear you ask? We really miss our real life HQ but BOM has never been busier. Through a multiplicity of online apps we’re keeping in touch,…

BOM in Ethiopia

BOM in Ethiopia

Just before COVID-19 brought a halt to global movements, BOM delivered an important engagement project in Ethiopia based on the air quality research campaign, ASAP East Africa. We got involved following an invitation from Francis Pope, Professor of Atmospheric Science…

Olia Lialina BEST EFFORT NETWORK

Olia Lialina BEST EFFORT NETWORK

BOM’s Visitor Assistant Claire talks to us about BEST EFFORT NETWORK.  A work we were due to display at BOM alongside London’s Arebyte Gallery, The Photographers’ Gallery and the Open Data Institute this Spring. Luckily, the work is a website,…

Announcing the new BOM Fellows

Announcing the new BOM Fellows

We’re excited to announce the new cohort of BOM Fellows, joining us from September 2019. We will be welcoming nine new Fellows into the cohort, making a total of 17, the largest number of BOM Fellows to date. This includes…

Free resource for teaching science with art

Free resource for teaching science with art

Teaching science with art Free resource!  We were delighted to lead a research project with Baskerville school in Harborne, Birmingham. Supported by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, the project evidenced that teaching science through art does improve engagement and attainment of…