Tagged with Helga Henry

Introducing…Daniela Bassi

Hi everybody! I’m Daniela, 26, from Italy and I will work at Fierce Earth for the next 3 months as a trainee. I took a three-years degree in Communication Sciences and I’m also a singer. I come from a small town in the countryside, so when I arrived in Birmingham I was really scared and homesick. … Continue reading

Hoping for a creative mayor

A column by Fierce Earth’s Helga Henry published in the Birmingham Post on 8th April 2011. The mayor of Birmingham is many years and a referendum result away but potential candidates and rumoured participants are already in the frame. My instinct says that an individual, selected by the majority of a million voters, is bound … Continue reading

Local artists create buzz

Helga wrote in the Birmingham Post of November 19th about collecting art, and the art market and galleries in the city; There is a buzz in the city recently about collecting. Matthew Collings, art critic and broadcaster has hosted the Art of Ideas – a series of events designed to stimulate the region’s residents into … Continue reading

Invisible City’s Media Circus

Media Circus, taking place in Birmingham on Friday 29th October, is an awards ceremony with a difference. Over the summer Creative Republic called for nominations in 6 catagories from across the creative sector. 117 nominations were made, and over 5500 votes cast online, with Fierce Earths Helga Henry shortlisted. Friday’s Media Circus is the culmination … Continue reading

A New Currency

The power of storytelling and social capital will be discussed at an event at the Midlands Arts Centre (mac) on Oct 12th. The afternoon will include two live webcasts from the Power to the Pixel conference, a keynote by our own Helga Henry, and two panels of “speakers from the West Midlands whose experience in … Continue reading

More needs to be done to keep graduates in Birmingham

Graduates play an important part in the local economy of Birmingham, so retention of the best and brightest is vital. In her latest column for the Birmingham Post, Helga suggests the creative and cultural sectors can attract graduates to stay once they’ve completed their studies; Helga Henry: More needs to be done to keep graduates … Continue reading

Helga ‘Power 50′ video interview

Birmingham journalist and blogger Paul Hadley has started a video project interviewing people on the Birmingham Posts’ Power 50 list including politicians, business leaders and creatives. So far 20 listees have given short interviews, including our own Helga Henry. Her interview can be found here, and the full list of videos here.