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Photowalk with Black Country Type
April 30 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
This walk is a celebration of the Glass Quarter. Enjoy a short intro talk followed by a guided walk of the area surrounding the newly opened Stourbridge Glass Museum.
This event is free but tickets must be purchased in advance here.
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Tom Hicks is 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. He also photographs ‘types’ of architectural features, objects and the post-industrial landscape of the area.
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), a collaboration with the poet Liz Berry. In 2020 a solo exhibition of his wok was staged by Wolverhampton Art Gallery.
Entrance to the museum is not included in this event.
30 April 2022
10am – 12pm
Free event. Museum entry not included.