The Hong Kong New Wave and Birmingham
BY MATTHEW E CARTER
@ VOL 13
ON APR 20, 2016
Matthew Carter from the Black Country Cinema collective takes a subjective look at the unlikely and downright bizarre connections between the Hong Kong New Wave and Birmingham, based on stories from Hong Kong-British Brummies and the fragmented rumours and stories picked up over the years.
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Kerry Leslie is a graphic designer and illustrator, designer in residence at Birmingham Open Media, and Senior Designer at Aston Villa Football Club. She’s the editor of the Created in Birmingham blog, a round up of Birmingham-centric creative activity and is the Manager of Stirchley Community Market. She previously co-ran the local chapter of Glug, who program live events for the design and creative community.
Independent Creative Producer based in Birmingham working with visual arts as well as multi-disciplinary projects. My work involves bringing together artists, creatives and arts organisations to deliver outstanding projects.