30 June – 7 July 2017, Fri 30th June 18:00 – 20:00 Sat 1st July 12:00 – 17:00 Wed 5th – Thurs 6th 12:00 – 17:00 Fri 7th – 13:00 – 20:00

Join Black Hole Club and Vivid Projects for Superseded, an exhibition reflecting on outdated technologies built for the display and transmission of video signals, inspired by the recent cease in production of VHS players.

Superseded features a screening of Rosa Menkman’s 2012 Collapse of PAL, an audiovisual homage to the now deprecated PAL video signal. Alongside this will be works from Black Hole Club members Rebecca Mahay, Sian Macfarlane, Michael Lightborne, David Checkley, Sarah Walden & Ollie MacDonald-Brown, Jaime Jackson, Libby Cufley, and a performance from Patrick Goodall on 7 July.

Please note later opening hours on 7 Jul :  13.00-20.00.

Transmission

2 June – 3 June 2017, Friday 19.00-21.00 | Saturday 12.00-16.00

Join Black Hole Club and Vivid Projects for an evening of audio experimentations made in response to deprecation of FM radio transmission and shift away from analogue audio technology.

Featuring a live-streamed performance from Chicago-based artist and musician Jeff Kolar, alongside performances and installations from Black Hole Club Artists Alex Billingham, Coral Manton, Daniel Hopkins, David Checkley, John Bradburn, Michael Lightborne, Patrick Goodall, Pete Ashton, Rebecca Mahay, Sian Macfarlane, and Vicky Roden.

Live performances for Digbeth First Friday include Jeff Kolar at 19.30

Black Hole Club Launch

3 March 2017, 18.00-20.00

The Black Hole Club returns with a night of experimental new work in progress featuring performance, video, slides and assemblages. Focusing on the world around us, the works explore brutalism and taxonomies of the city ; ritual assemblage and incantations; states of mind; narratives of water and the body … and a golden glitter bath.

Featuring: Pete Ashton, Alex Billingham, David Checkley, Elizabeth Cuffley, Ferric Lux, Patrick Goodall, Barry Griffiths, Jaime Jackson, Sian Macfarlane, David Poole, Kate Spence and Sarah Walden.