Please join us for the exhibition launch event, kick
starting a three week takeover of the Library of Birmingham, culminating in a
day of Gothic related talks on May 2, 2015 from across BCU’s Art, Design, Media
and English faculties. The event promises to be a fascinating and contemporary
look at all things macabre and is a great opportunity to meet some of the
artists and speakers.
Exhibiting artists include:
Jivan Astfalck, Sally Bailey, Rachel Colley, Alessandro
Columbano, Gregory Dunn, Jodie Drinkwater, Joanna Fursman, Anneka French, Bruno
Grilo, Ole Hagen, Hannah Honeywill, Shelley Hughes, Sevven Kucuk, Jo Longhurst,
Amy Lunn, Paul Newman, Wendi Ann Titmus, Cathy Wade, Grace A Williams and Rafal
Event lead: Dr Serena Trowbridge, School of English
Top image featuring: painting by Rafal Zar, Nuts (Taxidermy Squirrel) by Shelly Hughes, Lamp & Study for a door handle by Paul Newman.
Middle image featuring: (left to right) Office 1-3 by Rafal Zar, (triptych). August 31st 1963 (right) Ian Andrews (Mixed media drawing installation)
Lower image featuring:(clockwise) Clipped (Head in cage) by Shelley Hughes, Crows by Matthew Krishanu, Prosopagnosia Suite by David Miller, Unfunction/function and Bruised by Hannah Honeywill, (chairs). Summer (box) by Yuyu Wang, Anyone for Tea..? (Tea cup) by Shelley Hughes