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Black Country Type is Tom Hicks; an artist, writer and curator from Kingswinford. Black Country Type is an ongoing photographic project. In this series of images he applies his unique aesthetic to 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.

Museum of the Jewellery Quarter

Birmingham

August - October 2019

Eye Candy Festival

Dudley

June 2019

Birmingham Photography Festival

Birmingham

June 2019

Arts Fest Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton

June 2019

Bene Culture

Birmingham

May 2019

Bar Opus

Birmingham

April 2019

 

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Wolverhampton Literature Festival

February 2019

 

Lighthouse Media Centre

Wolverhampton

September 2018

Birmingham Design Festival
Custard Factory, Birmingham 
June 2018

Reclaim Photography Festival

Black Country Living Museum, Dudley

June 2018


BMI Exhibition
Birmingham & Midland Institute, Birmingham
January-March 2018

Wolves PhotoFest 2017
Newhampton Arts Centre, Wolverhampton
July 2017

HICKS IS ABOUT BEING

HERE NOW 

                                     

-Dean Kelland