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Watt's Orbit: Artist in residence


  • Vivid Projects 16 Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 5RS (map)
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Sound artist Bobby Bird will be in residence’ at Vivid Projects between 2nd July– 8th July 2019, developing Watt’s Orbit as a sound installation suitable for gallery spaces. He will also be preparing new recordings of the Smethwick Engine (now at Thinktank) to combine with three previously recorded steam engines, for a full scale concert performance at St Paul’s in the Jewellery Quarter on September 21st.

A great opportunity to meet the artist and to hear work in progress. Vivid Projects is based at the Minerva Works in Digbeth.

Check Watt's Orbit website to find out more about Watt’s Orbit

Please check open studio times for the day of your visit

Earlier Event: June 29
The family of James Watt
Later Event: July 6
Visit Ecton Mine and Engine House