Monthly Archives: February 2011

Veer // Eitan Buchalter: public intervention Sat 5th March 11.30am

A Fierce Festival Trailblazer co-produced with Vivid Heath Mill Lane, Birmingham B9 4AR, from 11.30am – 3.30pm, Saturday 5th March 2011 Artist, Eitan Buchalter will make a public intervention amid the flow of pedestrian traffic on Saturday 5th March 2011 … Continue reading

Hello….Hello…Hello. Introduction to plan b.

Good to meet you all!  I have recently joined Team Fierce as Production Assistant and this piece offers an insight into what happened during my first week when I got to meet plan b. — ‘plan b is about you and … Continue reading

Hello? Hello. Hi there. We’d like to invite you to get involved in an inter-faith project…

Team Fierce is excited to be expanding as the festival approaches. This week we are joined by two junior members of staff, project and communication assistants Nicola Lowery and Anna Morris. They’ve been calling Birmingham based religious groups to record … Continue reading

The most romantic work of art ever?

I first saw this video at Vivid in an exhibition titled Endurance in 2008. In struck me at the time, and remains, one of the most darkly romantic works of art I’ve seen. Mouth to Mouth, Smith/Stewart, 1995 “The video … Continue reading

Klaus Nomi

Klaus Nomi was introduced to us by artist and recently appointed Cov uni photography lecturer Elly Clarke. Nomi was an early victim of AIDS, dying in 1983, otherwise we’d be knocking on his door inviting him to perform at a … Continue reading

midpoint // festivals

On 21st January, midpoint, (a network of funded organisations and independent theatre companies in the West Midlands) organised a discussion on festivals at MAC. Invited speakers included Andy Field from Forest Fringe, Mathew Austin from Mayfest, Mike Tweddle from BE … Continue reading