Programme

HAB team talk at Space Biohack event

HAB team talk at Space Biohack event

Our Space Biohack weekend was a great success, as participants worked with the High Altitude Bioprospecting (HAB) science-art team to plan the next phase of HAB’s mission. The workshops covered hands-on making with 3D printers, robotics, rocket science and DNA analysis and…

Update BOM Fellows: Nikki Pugh

Update BOM Fellows: Nikki Pugh

From time to time we like to bring you updates on what our Fellows are working on. This week we look at the work of BOM Fellow Nikki Pugh. Nikki’s work is centred around interactions between people and place, she uses…

The Snooper’s Charter

The Snooper’s Charter

Last Wednesday, Open Rights Group Birmingham (@OpenRightsBrum) held a creative workshop at Birmingham Open Media to raise public awareness of government plans to press ahead with a controversial new surveillance law known as the Snooper’s Charter. Attendees were shown how to…

Brainhacking

Brainhacking

Ambling through Foyles bookshop in Grand Central, Birmingham the other day, I caught sight of a book called Fluent Forever: How to Learn Any Language Fast and Never Forget It by Gabriel Wyner. I noticed the book for two reasons…

Thanks Ikea!

Thanks Ikea!

If you’ve been to BOM recently you might have noticed that we’re looking a little more swish than usual. Thanks to Birmingham IKEA, who recently sponsored us with lots of lovely new Nisse chairs, and the design touches of our…

2016 BOM Fellows

2016 BOM Fellows

This year we will be working with 16 brilliant BOM Fellows, helping us deliver a programme that will be strongly focussed on science and photography. 9 of our Fellows from last year will be working with us again in 2016;…

Live R&D

Live R&D

   *MARCH 1st-3rd WE HAVE PRIVATE EVENTS AT BOM SO NO CO-WORKING*  From 2nd February, you are invited to delve into the research and developing works of local artists, technologists and scientists. BOM’s fellow programme brings together a community of…

We are One (part two)

We are One (part two)

BOM was one year old in November. We are currently looking back at everything we have achieved over our first, amazing year here in Birmingham. Our last blog post was all about the exhibitions we have hosted this year, but BOM…

We are One! (part one)

We are One! (part one)

In November BOM turned one year old! We’ve had an amazing year of exhibitions, performances, talks, workshops, parties, festivals, meet-ups and even the odd award. So here’s a moment to stop and reflect on a great first year! As an…

Sentiment at BOM

Sentiment at BOM

What if you couldn’t just hear someone’s opinion, but could feel it too? Come along to studio 4 at BOM between December 7th and January 23rd to take part in this exploration of how we live and who we are….

Maker Mondays

Maker Mondays

Join us on the last Monday in the month for an evening of making, coding, collaboration and developing new ideas. MakerMonday is a regular Maker workshop led by Birmingham City University that aims to foster innovation with digital technology in…

Antonio Roberts’ Workshops

Antonio Roberts’ Workshops

  Antonio Roberts’ dazzling first solo show opened at BOM on October 23rd. The exhibition features a new body of digital, video, print and installation pieces developed during Roberts’ residency at the University of Birmingham’s Research and Cultural Collections and through…

BOM Supports Right Here, Right Now

BOM Supports Right Here, Right Now

BOM is supporting The Lowry in Salford Quays’ first ever exhibition of digital art, Right Here, Right Now, a major new exhibition providing a thought provoking snapshot of contemporary digital art, and featuring the work of 16 international artists, Right Here,…