Profiles

“Creativity is often about connection and collaboration, and in my experience Birmingham is such a fantastic city for that — I personally really enjoy solitude, but I know my work is better when I connect with other people and ask for their ideas and expertise.”
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“I have a lot of faith in what a creative community can do to shape a city and shape its perception.”
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“I’m really excited by the idea of whatever Birmingham will be in five years, period.”
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“The experience of touring with a rock band, dragging my equipment onto the stage of a bar, and playing to a crowd of strangers and/or friends is a very different experience than solitarily working on a composition, attending rehearsals with the musicians, and attending a concert of string quartets to hear the performance.”
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I Create Birmingham: Alex Lazzari

“Creative Birmingham means a community of creatives who really support one another and work together to build awareness and cultivate a creative city.”
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