Announcing the full team

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We can now announce more information for the Futuremakers project, with the full team, participants and residency details.

Futuremakers is an exhibition and participatory programme over the summer of 2017. Three makers-in-residence will occupy the Arena Gallery for six weeks working with school groups, public programmes to play, make, build a number of pavilions in Cannon Hill Park.

Exhibition opens Saturday 17th June

Residency Programme:
– Zoe Robertson/The Dual Works, 10-21 July
– Simon & Tom Bloor, 24 July-4 August
– Birmingham Co.LAB, 7-18 August
– The Big Review, the project’s closing event, will be on Wednesday 30th August. Hosted and coordinated by Emily Warner.

The exhibition will display works and projects on the theme of play, make, build alongside the makers programme from the following contributors:

Riccardo Dalisi Studio (ITA)
Kosuge1-16 (JAP)
Action Space Mobile (Sheffield UK)
Huw Wahl (UK)
Taller Abierto (ESP)
Birmingham Arts Lab (Birmingham UK)
Kate Darby Architects (UK)
Global Tools, Salt Research (ITA/TUR)
We Made That (UK)
Junkyard Playgrounds, The Royal Library (DEN)
Catalytic Action (UK)
Studio Weave (UK)
Timmerdorp Groningen (NED)
Christine + Irene Hohenbüchler (AUT)
Renata Bandeira (BRA)
Test Unit/TakTal (UK)
Play:ground (USA)
Little Architect, AA (UK)

Full team Credits:

Curation and Maker programme – Alessandro Columbano
Exhibition design and graphics – Birmingham Co.LAB and Zohra Abbas
Public participation programme – Trevor Pitts
Mac Birmingham production team – Jessica Litherland, Claire Marshall, Sonya Russell Saunders, Silas Woods
Additional Support from Hawkins/Brown Architects.


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