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SALON | Group Exhibition | Waterhall Gallery, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery | 13 Nov – 23 Dec (12 – 2pm)

2 of my Still Life pictures will be on display at the SALON Exhibition at Waterhall Gallery, Birmingham. If you are around Birmingham between 12 and 2pm, feel free to visit the show. The exhibition offers over 100 works of contemporary art for sale by 80 artists from the West Midlands and beyond between 13 November to 23 December 2015.  Works include paintings, prints, photography, sculpture, book and film.

Address:
Waterhall Gallery,
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery,
Edmund Street,
Birmingham,
B3 3DH.

For more information:
http://newartwm.org/exhibition/salon-2015/

SALON Flyer

 

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Exhibition Taster | Selfridges, Birmingham | 3rd October 2015

As part of the Live and Loud festival, one of my pictures will be on show at Selfridges, Birmingham on Saturday 3rd October on level 1 (1pm-7pm). The show is a taster for the SALON exhibition coming up in November this year.

For more information:
http://newartwm.org/event/salon-taster-at-selfridges-live-loud-3-october-2015/
http://www.selfridges.com/GB/en/content/article/live-loud-celebrating-best-birmingham

Selfridges Live and Loud

 

Saturday Mothers Missing Persons Demonstration | Galatasaray, Istanbul, Turkey | 22 August 2015

The protest group ‘Saturday Mothers’ gather every Saturday at 12:00pm for half an hour forming a silent sit-in demonstration in the Galatasaray district of Istanbul. They ask the fate of relatives who were victims of forced disappearances and political murders between the 1980’s and 1990’s. In memory they hold a portrait in one hand and a red carnation in the other, demanding justice for their relatives. The banner placed on the floor reads, “Failler belli kayıplar nerede?” which means, “Where are the missing?”

© Tony Blood - Demonstration. Istanbul, Turkey. 22 August 2015

© Tony Blood – Demonstration. Istanbul, Turkey. 22 August 2015

© Tony Blood - Demonstration. Istanbul, Turkey. 22 August 2015

© Tony Blood – Demonstration. Istanbul, Turkey. 22 August 2015

Black Country Echoes | Exhibition | Dudley Street, Wolverhampton | September – December 2014

Jonathon Will, Tony Blood, Laura Moseley and Angelika Molek have used the photography and artistic skills developed during the course of their degree to create reponses to the themes of Landscape, People, Art and Industry. Four very different series of images emerges focusing on the post industrial communities and landscapes of the Black Country, to the new and emerging nascent possibilities of the present showing local people making their lives and living in the Black Country, now.

Four different types of work and approaches to the themes are on show. Jon Wills transforms images of industry and individuals in to intriguing montages which merge the people and their place of work; Tony Blood and Angelica Molek use a more traditional documentary approach to show work and living in the region, whilst Laura Moseley’s images are close observations of the interaction of people and the landscape they inhabit. David Shepherd, a previous graduate from the university, has done a fantastic job of co-ordinating the exhibitions.

The graduates work is on display at The School of Art and Design, Wolverhampton in the Bessant Gallery from 1 September to 31 October and is open to the public from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm. You can see the work on a larger scale, bringing art to the masses, in Dudley Street, Wolverhampton from September to December 2014.

Information from:
Web: Web: http://www.blackcountryechoes.org.uk/congratulations/

Further information:
Web: http://www.blackcountryechoes.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Black-Country-Echoes-Festival-Programme.pdf
Web: http://www.blackcountryechoes.org.uk/ai1ec_event/photography-exhibition/?instance_id=296
Web: http://www.wolverhamptonart.org.uk/community-engagement/black-country-echoes/
Web: http://light-house.co.uk/calendar/featured/2014/08/black-country-echoes/
Web: http://www.blackcountryechoes.org.uk/press-2/

© Tony Blood - Black Country Echoes, Dudley Street, Wolverhampton, 16 October 2014

© Tony Blood – Black Country Echoes, Dudley Street, Wolverhampton, 16 October 2014

© Tony Blood - Black Country Echoes, Dudley Street, Wolverhampton, 16 October 2014

© Tony Blood – Black Country Echoes, Dudley Street, Wolverhampton, 16 October 2014

© Tony Blood - Black Country Echoes, Dudley Street, Wolverhampton, 16 October 2014

© Tony Blood – Black Country Echoes, Dudley Street, Wolverhampton, 16 October 2014

Black Country Echoes, Dudley Street, Wolverhampton, 16 October 2014

Black Country Echoes, Dudley Street, Wolverhampton, 16 October 2014

© Tony Blood - Black Country Echoes, Dudley Street, Wolverhampton, 16 October 2014

© Tony Blood – Black Country Echoes, Dudley Street, Wolverhampton, 16 October 2014

© Tony Blood - Black Country Echoes, Dudley Street, Wolverhampton, 16 October 2014

© Tony Blood – Black Country Echoes, Dudley Street, Wolverhampton, 16 October 2014

© Tony Blood - Black Country Echoes, Dudley Street, Wolverhampton, 16 October 2014

© Tony Blood – Black Country Echoes, Dudley Street, Wolverhampton, 16 October 2014

© Tony Blood - Black Country Echoes, Dudley Street, Wolverhampton, 16 October 2014

© Tony Blood – Black Country Echoes, Dudley Street, Wolverhampton, 16 October 2014

Casa Rocca Piccola | Valletta, Malta | 2 October 2014

Casa Rocca Piccola is a 16th-century palace in Malta, and home of the noble de Piro family. It is situated in Valletta, the capital city of Malta. There are daily tours. The history of Casa Rocca Piccola goes back over 400 years to an era in which the Knights of St John, having successfully fought off the invading Turks in 1565, decided to build a prestigious city to rival other European capitals such as Paris and Venice. Palaces were designed for prestige and aesthetic beauty in most of Valletta’s streets, and bastion walls fortified the new sixteenth-century city. Casa Rocca Piccola was one of two houses built in Valletta by Admiral Don Pietro la Rocca. It is referenced in maps of the time as “la casa con giardino” meaning, the house with the garden, as normally houses in Valletta were not allowed gardens. Changes were made in the late 18th century to divide the house into two smaller houses. Further changes were made in 1918 and before the second world war an air raid shelters was added. The Casa Rocca Piccola Family Shelter is the second air-raid shelter to be dug in Malta. In 2000 a major restoration project saw the two houses that make up Casa Rocca Piccola reunited.

Information from: Web: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casa_Rocca_Piccola Further information: Web: http://www.casaroccapiccola.com/

© Tony Blood - Entrance Sign. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood – Entrance Sign. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood - Staircase and Hallway. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood – Staircase and Hallway. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood - Chinese Room. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood – Chinese Room. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood - The Sala Grande. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood – The Sala Grande. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood - The Sala Grande. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood – The Sala Grande. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood - The Archives. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood – The Archives. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood - Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood – Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood - The Cabinet. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood – The Cabinet. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood - The Four-Poster Room. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood – The Four-Poster Room. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood - The Green Room. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood – The Green Room. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood - The Library. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood – The Library. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood - The Porphyry Room. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood – The Porphyry Room. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood - The Blue Room. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood – The Blue Room. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood - The Summer Dining Room. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood – The Summer Dining Room. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood - Small Bomb Shelter. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood – Small Bomb Shelter. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood - Family Bomb Shelter. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014

© Tony Blood – Family Bomb Shelter. Casa Rocca Piccola, Valletta, Malta, 2 October 2014