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The Public: The Art of Noise

Home of Metal formed part of The Public’s Art of Noise exhibitions programme. This featured a range of work from local, national and international artists that explored the relationship between sound, music and the visual arts. The exhibition included a collection of photographs by renowned .
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Black Country Living Museum

As part of the Home of Metal Festival the Black Country Living Museum celebrated the metal industries that brought fame to the Black Country. The story of the Black Country is distinctive because of the scale, drama, intensity and variety of the industrial might that .
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Bantock House Museum: The Part They Played

Bantock House Museum held an exhibition called ‘The Part They Played’ which was included in the Home of Metal programme of events. The exhibition brought to light the contribution made to the war effort in the 1930s and 1940s by Wolverhampton’s metal industries. Many of Wolverhampton’s .
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Dudley Museum and Art Gallery

Dudley is renowned for its geology and the Black Country for the ingenuity and skill of its craftspeople. Home of Metal celebrates the links between metal manufacturing in the Black Country and Heavy Metal music. The ‘Metal’ exhibition at Dudley Museum and Art Gallery celebrated the .
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The New Art Gallery Walsall: Mark Titchner

BE TRUE TO YOUR OBLIVION An artist hugely inspired by Heavy Metal, Capsule invited former Turner Prize nominee Mark Titchner to talk at the Metal Symposium in 2007 and have maintained a strong relationship with this artist throughout the Home of Metal project. ‘BE TRUE TO .
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Manufactory by Chris Coekin at Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Chris Coekin Over a 4-year period artist Chris Coekin has produced beautifully detailed photographs and recorded sounds on the shop floor of a heavy industrial factory. Home of Metal held an exhibition of his work at Wolverhampton Art Gallery. Taking inspiration from the 19th-century trade union banners, .
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