Calling All Creatives - Champion of Brum Awards Exhibition


Thu Jun 09 2022 at 06:30 pm to 09:30 pm


Medicine Bakery | Birmingham, EN

A showcase and awards to the finalists for our Champions of Brum competition as part of the Birmingham Design Festival, with special guests.
About this Event

The RIBA West Midlands and Birmingham Architectural Association are excited to announce our exhibition event to showcase the shortlisted entries and finalists of our Calling All Creatives Champions of Brum open call, as part of the Birmingham Design Festival 2022.

The exhibition will be held on Thursday the 9th June 2022 at the Medicine Gallery, New Street. We will also be presenting the awards to the lucky winners and runners up of our competition who have been selected by our judging panel.

This year's themes are Champions, as we lead up to the Commonwealth Games, and Freedom, from the Birmingham Design Festival. We cant wait to share the exciting creative takes on these themes our entries have undertaken!


Jonny Costello – A globally recognised artist and art director, Jonny aka Adult Art Club, has delivered global campaign artwork for some of the world’s leading artists from One Direction to Einsturzende Nebauten, Gucci Mane to Ed Sheeran, Perc and Bruce Springsteen.

Maryam Al-Irhayim - Vice President for Students and Associates on the RIBA Council, discussing the Future Architects Front and RIBA Future Architects and their work to improve working conditions and prospects of students and assistants early in their careers.

Dual Works – Dual Works is an independent design studio established in 2015 by Zoe Robertson and Steve Snell. They are highly skilled designer-makers with over 50 years of combined experience. All of their projects are designed and manufactured in our workshop in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham’s city of 1000 trades.

Tom Hicks – The artist behind the documentary photography project Black Country Type, his work explores the post-industrial landscape of the region, focusing on words, typography, handmade lettering, and signs. His work has been published and exhibited widely, most recently in the photobook I.D.S.T  (The Modernist, 2020) and The Dereliction (Hercules Editions (2021).

Robert Lockley - A graphic designer with 12+ years of commercial experience in the design industry, working with brands such as The Co-operative, Microsoft, and The Guardian. He is a part of Birmingham-based CIVIC SQUARE, a public square, neighbourhood lab and creative + participatory platform focused on regenerative civic and social infrastructure within neighbourhoods.

This is a free event but booking is essential with spaces limited. We look forward to seeing you there!

The Birmingham Architectural Association is kindly supported by our sponsors by The Senator Group, Allgood plc, Altro Limited, Ibstock Brick, Schluter Systems, Solus, and Taylor Maxwell.

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Strictly no recruiters & sales managers or representatives due to sponsorship agreements. Please be advised that photographs and video will be taken at the event for use on BAA’s social media, website, marketing materials, and all other BAA publications. By entering this event, you consent to the use of your image.

For further information please email: [email protected]

NOTE: The BAA will be following current Covid-19 government guidelines at the time of the event and any local restrictions which may apply. We request Participants to take sensible precautions and avoid attending if they have any Covid-19 symptoms or have tested positive in the last 10 days.


Where is it happening?

Medicine Bakery, 69a New Street, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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