Tag Archives: streetart

Enrich Not Exploit

Today artists Newso and Gent have taken to Floodgate Street to complete a very special commission. No strangers to the walls of Digbeth, Newso and Gent are helping The Body Shop celebrate its 40th anniversary by interpreting the company’s new … Continue reading

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Eye Candy Festival

When: Thursday 13th – Saturday 15th November 2014 Where: Boxxed, 104 Floodgate Street, Digbeth, B5 5SR Eye Candy is a free festival, showcasing illustration, art and design. Designers from across the globe will be descending onto Digbeth next week to … Continue reading

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Animating Digbeth: a student project

Student Brian Lobeda develops a group Digbeth animation project ‘to create an animation promoting on what Digbeth represents capturing the expression of Digbeth’s community showing its sense of place.’ The reference photos he collates as part of his work are particularly interesting, … Continue reading

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Link: MídiAtiva Blog – Espirito Brum Festival: Newso, the Digbeth Graffiti exponent!

MídiAtiva Blog – Espirito Brum Festival: Newso, the Digbeth Graffiti exponent! – As part of the Espirito Brum festival this weekend, bringing togeather Brazilian and Brummie music, art and culture, Brazilian cultural site Midiativa Santos interviewed Newso, one of Digbeth’s most prolific … Continue reading

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Link: YouTube – Lisk Bot

YouTube – Lisk Bot – Lovely little film from street/paste artist Lisk, creator of the mad and sad robots who are set to wreak their terrible vengence on Digbeth any day now: You won’t escape the sense of impending doom. … Continue reading

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Getgood Link: YouTube – Sky Newso

YouTube – Sky Newso – Newso, a prolific decorator of the Digbeth streets, has been on Sky telly. Cheers to PixieSixer for the heads-up.

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Getgood Link: Digbeth tentacle | As1

Digbeth tentacle | As1 – Nature has been clawing back the disused warehouse on the corner of Alcester St/Green St for a while now – trees poke out of the windows and the surfaces inside seem to be covered with … Continue reading

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Getgood Link: YouTube – Graffiti film from West Midlands Police

YouTube – Graffiti – Stumbled across this film from West Midlands Police today, filmed on location in graffiti artists’ favourite haunt, the yard off Digbeth High Street at the back of Devonshire House. Starring the Custard Factory’s security guard.

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Getgood Link: Ped Shayer: Introducing

Ped Shayer: Introducing – A nice little post introducing to me to a man after my own heart, Joshua, ‘or Gent as he is prefers to be known when contemplating his work’, who seems to be the one responsible for … Continue reading

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Getgood Link: THE BENCH 504 Birminghams graffiti shop and webstore: DIGBETH BY NIGHT

THE BENCH 504 Birminghams graffiti shop and webstore: DIGBETH BY NIGHT – Some spray-painting-by-night mischief.

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