Sleepless night of love and resistance

Posted on Dec 14, 2022 in Uncategorized, Workshops | No Comments

Yalda and Rainbow…The night that starts from the cold behind the door and brings people to the warmth of intimacy and friendship. Wednesday 21st Dec 9pm to Thursday 22nd Dec 6am, brought to you with Socio Cinema at The Edge! This is a free event including If possible please bring something to drink, poetry and […]

Event News

Posted on Nov 1, 2022 in Uncategorized | No Comments

A Conversation About Building and Sustaining Art Spaces An opportunity to find out about the work of Untethered Magic in Nairobi, Kenya and a discussion about autonomy and self sustainability When and where Date and time Sat, 12 November 2022, 18:00 – 21:00 GMT Location The Edge 79-81 Cheapside Birmingham B12 0QH About this event An extra […]

Opportunity – Art Club Lead Artist

Posted on Aug 23, 2022 in Uncategorized | No Comments

This role has been withdrawn for the time being – please check back for future opportunities to work with us.

Training Opportunity – participation, engagement and responsiveness

Posted on Jun 24, 2022 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Training Opportunity On Friday 1st and 8th July, Friction are offering a small group of artists and performers the opportunity to benefit from their extensive experience in developing participatory approaches to making art in the world.  If you are someone who is interested in developing their approach to creating engaging artwork, aimed at the widest […]

The Edge Renewed

Posted on May 11, 2022 in Uncategorized | No Comments

We’re very pleased to announce that we’ve been awarded just over £500K to upgrade our HQ, The Edge by Arts Council England. This is huge news for us and we’re very happy that the building will be more accessible and more sustainable as a result of the work we will do. We’re working with architects […]

Job opportunity – Art Club Lead Artist

Posted on Mar 24, 2022 in Job opportunity, Uncategorized | No Comments

Art Club Exhibition at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Art Club Lead Artist/ Tutor Friction Arts are on a quest to find the right Lead Artist/ Tutor to work with an inspiring group of young people with different needs, abilities and SEN. Our Art Club is a free, weekly term-time Club, which supports young people […]

Hanal Pixan

Posted on Nov 22, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Hanal Pixan

Halloween Film Reviews

Posted on Oct 28, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Halloween Film Reviews

J’s Halloween recommendations. J is a regular attender of our Art Club programme on Saturdays. He’s an avid cartoon and film fan and these are his reviews and recommendations for this Halloween viewing. Hallo – these are my Halloween recommendations.. .in no particular order… 1st choice – ‘Killer Klowns from outer space’. The film ‘It’ […]

Job Opportunity – Projects Manager

Posted on Oct 20, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Job Opportunity – Projects Manager

We are looking for an energetic and committed person to be the company’s Projects Manager, to oversee successful delivery of our socially-engaged programme of work. The role will include looking after our programme and working closely with our existing team of artists, project management, and support staff. This will be a rewarding role working with […]

Culture Club, Week 10: Animation 2

Posted on May 24, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments

After a few hundred photos and a broken pencil or two, we have come to the end of the pilot for Culture Club. There were a few tears and an extended session due the young people not wanting to log off. I am so proud to see the personal progressions that came from exploring so […]