Last week I attended a brilliant Art Walk arranged by the University of Birmingham Research and Cultural Collections department. Clare Mullett and her colleague Chloe Lund delivered a captivating tour of some of the art and sculpture around the University of Birmingham campus. I have studied there for years and always thought that it was a special place. Now I know it is. Clare and Chloe led our group around the campus through wind and rain, shining a light on […]
After weeks of compulsory thinking and compulsory writing, I am back. Thinking about slanting rays and meandering shadows let loose by the afternoon sun. These pleasant chaps consented to a group shot. But their friend Jim didn’t want to be in it. I’d like to thank them for the beaming smiles and hope they like this photo.
Categories: Black and White, People, Smiles, Uncategorized • Tags: Architecture, Birmingham, black and white, brummies, city, city centre, colmore row, concrete urban hello, panasonic lumix, park, people, university of birmingham
Come to the University of Birmingham and arrange to have lunch on the top floor of staff house. Look up and this is what you will see. Light floods this golden corridor just outside the dining room through these rafters that remind me of the skeleton of an upturned ship.
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I was lucky enough to have a revision session in this awesome building. The photograph is of a wall in the Strathcona Building at the University of Birmingham Campus. As a lecture theatre inside a circular building, it hugs you.
Categories: Black and White • Tags: Architecture, black and white, canon, circular building, curved wall, g11, lecture theatre, photography, strathcona, university of birmingham, urban, White, white brick