Eye Candy Festival

A visual pop culture festival that takes place annually in Birmingham, UK.


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This year Eye Candy is joining up with our friends POD Projects to take part in the annual Summer in Southside events for another edition of Bicycle Basket Bazaar on Saturday the 9th August.

We’ll be announcing the artists taking part very soon but for a flavour of the 3 events that make up Summer in Southside take a journey through the venues with Ed James via this Podcast.

For only 0.99e you can download a host of Pictoplasma talks from this year’s event in Berlin - including once from Eye Candy 2013 artist Lizz Lunney!

Join Eye Candy, Southside BID and Bruntwood as we celebrate the official launch of our latest commission.

Unveiling the work of Alicia Dubnyckyj’s large-scale painting in Bruntwood’s new Centre City reception at Hill Street we’ll be unveiling the new piece and invite you to join us for wine and canapés.

Thursday 20th March, 6-9pm
Centre City, 7 Hill Street, Southside, B5 4UA


NEW: Eye Candy Commission

Artist / illustrator wanted for small-medium outdoor mural

We are working with a cool French restaurant and bar to find the an artist to commission a mural on to their back patio fence in time for the Summer.

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Here’s a little video of this month’s Festival. Check out the amazing work our commissioned artists produced for Southside, Birmingham.

Anna Garforth at Eye Candy. Image by Jane Williams for Southside BID.

Jeremyville at Eye Candy.

Billy Is Alex at Eye Candy. Fireside mural.

Sam Pierpoint at Fireside / Changekitchen.

Images by Jane Williams for Southside BID. 

Images from The Bicycle Basket Bazaar

ARTISTS that appeared at Bicycle Basket Bazaar at Le Truc were:
Jane Anderson, Stewart Easton, Meeno, Husky Organic, Ben Javens, LumberJackJoe, Mini Moderns, Dawn Painter, Keep and Share, Abject Records, Claire Scully, Lizz Lunney and Simon Peplow.
BBB was Curated by Trevor Pitt of POD Projects.

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Eye Candy Festival Launch Party

Last week was the launch party for Eye Candy at Le Truc in Southside. There was music and visuals from Leon Trimble, tasty food from Le Truc and drinks sponsored by Red Stripe.

Images by Nicky Hughes.

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Eye Candy Commission: Sam Pierpoint for Fireside

EYE CANDY COMMISSION: Artist at work: Billy Is Alex for Fireside.

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