Comma Utopia

Friday 7th and Saturday 8th September 2018

Minerva Works 158 Fazeley Street Digbeth B5 5RT

Gallery 37 is part of the 25 Year Anniversary for its Sister City partnership between Birmingham City Council and its twin city Chicago – the original founder of G37.

G37 2018 is working with over 60 artists between 16- 25 years hailing from across the cities diverse communities. G37 Artists represents Birmingham’s Creative Future , with its 4 month programme throughout Digbeth venues and partnerships firmly rooting the project in the the city’s creative heart-beat.

Andy Street (Metro Mayor) will be opening its brand new exhibition at 5pm on Friday 7th September with live performances from poets Jay L’Booth & Tarik Ross Cameron ( 2 former G37 2016 Alumni now working full time in the creative industries )

Presenting a group show for the first time, COMMA UTOPIA features new work from artists: Haseebah Ali, Maral Mamaghani Zadeh, Tanny Tizzle, Oliver Hassell, Hollie Ackroyd and Rose Christina; co-curated with established artists Jacqui Granger & Rob Hewitt. Exploring the theme Common | Wealth the exhibition offers a youth engaged questioning of their relationship to the city with the Games looming on the 2022 horizon.

Friday 7th September opens at 5pm – 11pm

Saturday 8th September opens at 11am until 6.30pm with workshops from

1.30pm-3pm and spoken word performances throughout.

+Please contact: Ammo Talwar (CEO) Punch 07956 117 564 |

Gallery 37 is funded by a range of partners including Arts Connect, G37 Foundation, Arts Council

of England, Birmingham Dance Hub, PRS Talent Programme, Help the Musicians. With

additional support from Zellig, The Old Library, Access to Music, Millennium Point, IDST (The

Vaults Business Centre), Annette Nicholson Dance Studio.



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