Terra Firma Stories

Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Thursday 10 November 2022 (10:00) - Friday 20 January 2023 (17:00)

Aerona Moore, Deputy Director - Learning and Public Engagement Manager

Email: a.moore.3@bham.ac.uk

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Traces of the Earth

Terra Firma Stories

Terra Firma Stories’ is a collaboration between Black Arts Forum, The Lapworth Museum of Geology, King Edward VI High School for Girls and Birmingham Home Educating Families. Working together the participants explored the Lapworth collections and respond by producing artworks that are an interpretation and intervention to parts of that collection.

Through co-design activities facilitated by visual artists Pauline Bailey, Ola Brown and Joyce Treasure, there is a multitude of mixed media A4 works strategically placed within the museum cabinets plus 3 main artworks by the visual artists installed in the main gallery space.  The co-design produced by the high school girls and Joyce are displayed by hanging seven silk like banners floating from the main girders in the museum.

This project was generously supported by the Birmingham City Council’s ‘Creative City Fund’ as part of the Birmingham Festival 2022 cultural programme for the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

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