Monthly Archives: April 2011

Did you come to Fierce 2011? How was it for you?

We’d like to know how the festival was for you, so that’s if you came to one event or the whole festival – we’d like to know what or who provoked or intrigued you! It would be great if you … Continue reading

Edgelands: Between the urban and the rural

Interesting Guardian video here… “Paul Farley and Michael Symmons Roberts have written a book – Edgelands – in praise of England’s marginal places: the miles of parking lots, industrial estates, scrubby fields and derelict yards that exist on the edges … Continue reading

EXYZT’s Burningham Events 19th-21st April 2011

EXYZT: Burningham Commissioned and produced by Fierce Festival As the headline project of Fierce Festival 2011, EXYZT presented Burningham, a multi-functional space for gathering, exchange, conversation and eating. Burningham is an installation designed and constructed by the acclaimed architectural collective … Continue reading

Fierce NPO statement

Fierce has been a recipient of a three year grant from the new Arts Council England (ACE) National Portfolio funding system. Fierce will receive £100 000 in 2012 – 2013, £136,300 in 2013 – 2014 and £136,300 in 2014 – … Continue reading

Discussion with Dutch international artist Jeanne van Heeswijk / organised by Eastside Projects and Fierce Festival at Ikon Gallery

Jeanne van Heeswijk (1966, Schijndel, the Netherlands) has been working on socially committed art projects since 1993.  Over the coming 12 months Jeanne will be developing a project inspired by the Lunar Society in Birmingham, developed by Eastside Projects and … Continue reading

Highlights of Fierce Festival 2011, 22nd – 27th March

Fierce Trailblazer: Saturday 5th March Eitan Buchalter’s intervention, Veer, re-directed pedestrians especially footie fans through VIVID and outside the Blues local, The Forge Tavern. Tuesday 22nd March Festivities kicked off with Juneau Projects performing at the Flatpack & Fierce Festival … Continue reading