Festival of Masters Part 02


Back in November we hosted the Festival of Masters – a day-long event that showcased our 100 Masters through exhibitions, installations, talks, workshops and performances.

Here’s part 2 of our selection of images from Dee Patel that were taken of visitors interacting with the different works.

Printmaker John Neave shows visitors his printing tools.

The Flatpack team hosted an animation workshop.

The Cactus couple were on hand to showcase their multi award-winning cacti and succulents.

Willard Wigan brought his amazing miniature sculptures with him – they can only be seen through a microscope.

We were treated to a live Tabla performance and demonstration.

To represent our authors and writers the Masters Village included a mini library of their published works.

Master Brendan Hawthorne kept visitors entertained with his poems and storytelling.

A miniature limited edition piece of Gillian Wearing’s sculpture A Modern Birmingham Family was also displayed.

Master Dean Melbourne did a live painting demonstration.

A visitor admires the intricate details of Willard Wigan’s work.

A sound wall developed by Urban Hax included recordings to represent some of the masters – the illustrations were painted using special ‘conductive paint’ by Dan Griffin-Hayes.


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