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VENUE: Centrala @ MW

Centrala Art Gallery, Unit 4 Minerva Works, Birmingham B5 5RT

0121 439 3050

Centrala is a multifunctional space within Minerva Works, run by the Polish Expats Association. As well as a development centre, the space houses a cafe and a gallery, showing contemporary work by artists from Central and Eastern Europe, as well as artists interested in the region.

Wheelchair accessible.

Some Past Events

Video Essays

March 29, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Dir: Various Cert: 12 A growing online phenomenon, these short, witty deconstructions of cinema offer a free crash course in film studies. Includes a selection from one of the genre’s poets, kogonada.

Cross City Walks

March 27, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - March 29, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Andy Howlett and Pete Ashton have been walking across Birmingham in lines as straight as they can make them. They take an Outer Circle bus stop as a starting point and draw a line on an A-Z through the centre and out to the opposing bus stop. Then they walk it to see where it […]

Zbigniew Rybczynski: Media Pioneer (Saturday)

March 28, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Dir: Zbigniew Rybczyński Cert: 12 Like a Méliès of the information age, Polish filmmaker Zbigniew Rybczyński employed specially constructed rigs and cutting edge (for its time) technology to create a kind of visual sorcery leaving you asking ‘how on earth did he do that?’ This retrospective explores Zbig’s oeuvre from his early experiments with computer […]