Work with The National Archives (2022-present)

  • Building on Records formerly at Risk with Young Artivists
    We came back to Friction’s planned refurbishment at the Edge to see how the building work is going with ‘Young Artivists’, members of CREATE Youth panel aged 8 to 18, also members of Friction Art
  • Saving stories to share stories at risk
    Our recent work with Friction and the Library of Birmingham has been underpinned by Archives – exploring, documenting and creating new responses to them, building a fuller picture of our city by the people least
  • Records no longer at Risk
    Thanks to funding from The National Archives we are working closely with Friction to save materials and records of their groundbreaking arts practice from over three decades. Friction Arts has been successful in applying for
  • Tribute to Her Majesty
    It is a great sadness to us, and all the people we work with to hear about the death of Her Majesty yesterday. We have worked to celebrate the life of the Queen, in this,
  • Platinum Street Celebrations in Stechford
    As part of our Archive Testbed grant from The National Archives, we’ll be at the Platinum Jubilee Street Party 5th June 2022, 12 to 6pm, Victoria Road, Stechford. We’re working with Community Champion and ‘Home’