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A White House on Paradise Street

Jo Gane in collaboration with Pete James & Leon Trimble
17 June - 19 August 2017

A project and exhibition by BOM fellows, inspired by the absence of potentially the first daguerreotype photograph made in England.

Exhibition at Birmingham Open Media (BOM).

About

A White House on Paradise Street is a multi-site exhibition at BOM (Birmingham Open Media) which explores the absence of potentially the first daguerreotype photograph made in England. Live-streaming cameras are also installed across Birmingham in locations that are relevant to the history of Photography in the city.

This new artwork has been produced at BOM (Birmingham Open Media) by BOM fellow Jo Gane in collaboration with photographic historian Pete James and digital artist Leon Trimble.

This project is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England along with the support of Colmore Business District.

Dagguereotype photo by Jo Gane
Dagguereotype photo by Jo Gane
Dagguereotype photo by Jo Gane

Daguerreotypes from the series ‘A White House on Paradise Street’ by Jo Gane


Events Programme

All events listed here are taking place at Birmingham Open Media (BOM), 1 Dudley Street, B5 4EG. For the full programme of city-wide events and activities, please visit our sister website Developed in Birmingham.

Exhibition at BOM (Birmingham Open Media)
17 June – 19 August 2017

Exhibition Preview
Friday 16 June 5–6:30pm

Artists and Curator’s Talk
Tuesday 27 June 12–1pm

Family Pinhole Photography Workshop
Saturday 8 July 12–3pm (age 7+)

Build Your Own Wolcott Camera Workshop
Saturday 22 July 11–1pm

Online and Live Performance
Wednesday 16 August 1–2:30pm

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