Programme

Sublime highways of the air

Sublime highways of the air

By Melissa Grant, written as part of ‘Atmospheric Encounters‘, BOM’s exhibition 19 May – 28 August 2021. A whole new perspective can be gained from being aloft in a balloon. Far from the violent wrenching experienced when taking off in…

What is digital fashion?

What is digital fashion?

Hi! Claire here. Pre-lockdown, I was BOM’s gallery assistant. Social media forays often require me to research the creative practices of BOM programme participants. The background reading for the upcoming Art & Tech Summit, has seen me flying into an…

Festival UK* 2022 Statement

Festival UK* 2022 Statement

BOM has been selected to lead a team in developing ambitious ideas during the R&D project for Festival UK* 2022. We are one of 30 shortlisted Lead Organisations, working in partnership with creative practitioners and experts across the STEAM sectors…

Mood Pinball 2020

Mood Pinball 2020

Mood Pinball by BOM Residents  Ben Neal, Edie Jo Murray and Harmeet Chagger-Khan -and produced by BOM – is to have an exciting update coinciding with the ODI Summit 2020 today. The project now has a dedicated website at www.moodpinball.com…

Creative Tech Essentials

Creative Tech Essentials

BOM’s Digital Producer Ben often gets asked about software and electrical platforms that creative people use, and we thought it might be good for him to share some of that info on video. Maybe you’ve heard of the tiny Raspberry…

Mathare Futurism

Mathare Futurism

By Kanyi Wyban In the wake of Covid-19, artists around the world have been called upon to act broadly, bearing responsibility as crucial cultural players. The moment has largely been categorized as a pandemic and one that demands reactive, therapeutic…

Mathare Futurism X BOM

Mathare Futurism X BOM

Towards the end of 2019, BOM Director Karen travelled to Nairobi Kenya. She was there with Dr Francis Pope from University of Birmingham’s Environmental Sciences department as part of The ASAP Project. The project is a University of Birmingham research…

Introducing our online exhibition… Doodle!

Introducing our online exhibition… Doodle!

Check out Doodle, our first online exhibition. Originally conceived as a hands-on interactive gallery show, this is our fabulous, interactive, virtual version. Artist / Producer Holly Gramazio has been working alongside BOM Curator Louise and digital producer Ben  to create…

Art & Tech Social

Art & Tech Social

Spring 2020: We were delighted to bring three amazing practitioners to our Art & Tech Social series. We worked with the brilliant team at Eyebeam in New York City, to curate some fascinating discussions. Eyebeam run a Resident programme annually,…

Now Play This!.. at home

Now Play This!.. at home

This weekend Somerset House brings online, their Now Play This! festival. The newly virtual festival unites a creative community of makers to explore playful and participatory ways to bring people together through games and play. BOM is all about playful…

BOM in Ethiopia

BOM in Ethiopia

Just before COVID-19 brought a halt to global movements, BOM delivered an important engagement project in Ethiopia based on the air quality research campaign, ASAP East Africa. We got involved following an invitation from Francis Pope, Professor of Atmospheric Science…