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 […]

Culture Club, Week 9: Animation 1

Posted on May 5, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Last week was the penultimate week of Culture Club and I can hardly believe it. Where has the time gone? After eight weeks of exploring an array of art, week nine of Culture Club brought it all together: the members chose their favourite week from the programme and began to interpret their theme (self-portraits, extinct […]

Culture Club, Week 8: Portraits

Posted on Apr 28, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Last week was great and not just because of how much the young people loved the session but also because of the weather! As we approach the final weeks of Culture Club, we took a closer look at ourselves, which really helped with the theme for this week: portraits! We started off the session by […]

Culture Club, Week 7: Photography

Posted on Apr 23, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments

What a coincidence that we had picture perfect weather this week as our young people take a look at photography! Photography is what some of us would call the greatest human invention: the ability to capture moments and memories with the simple click of a button. It means that people from all across the world […]

Bringing Politics to Life: Shakespeare and Applied Theatre

Posted on Apr 23, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Today is Shakespeare’s birthday (and deathday). Friction Arts’ Placement Student Mia Walters talks about Shakespeare, her area of expertise Applied Arts, and why the two are more closely interlinked than you might think…   Applied Theatre is an umbrella term used to describe theatrical practice and creativity that pushes its audience and participants to interrogate […]

Culture Club, Week 6: Fashion

Posted on Apr 15, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments

This week was about Textiles and Fashion and our learners who made family prints learnt the importance of representation in fabric and design. The first part of the session looked at traditional clothing from all over the world. As pointed out by an eager learner, we see some of them every day. From the sarees […]