Birmingham Modular Exhibition System
A brilliant example of how our modular exhibiting system works.
In 2008, we were approached by Birmingham City Council to create a modular exhibiting system they could use year after year. The system needed to be robust and weatherproof, easily configured, easy to store and easy to reassemble. They also wanted to be able to use different numbers of stands for different exhibitions, even splitting the stands to be used in separate spaces at the same time.
The first exhibition went up in Centenary Square, Birmingham, and was opened by the RT Hon David Cameron, MP. The exhibition, Knight of the Camera, was a collection of photographs taken by another Conservative MP, Sir Benjamin Stone, during the late 1800s and early 1900s.
Since then, the system has been used year on year for a range of exhibitions and in a number of locations across Birmingham city centre.
2013/ Reference Works: The Library of Birmingham Photography Project
2013/ Findings: Photographs of Birmingham’s Colmore Business District and Jewellery Quarter by Tom Hunter
2012/ Magnum Sport: Icons and the Everyday
2011/ Magnum photographers & Format Festival/ Take to the Streets
2010/Brian Griffin/ Face to Face: A retrospective
2009/ Made in Birmingham/ The Birmingham Exhibition of Local Manufacturers and Natural History
2008/ Knight of the Camera: The photographs of Sir Benjamin Stone
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