Modern Mining Update

If you came along to b-side festival 2023 you may have found yourself decked out in goggles and a hard hat bashing some old electronic equipment!

Hundreds of visitors took part in ‘Modern Mining’ an installation by artist Katie Surridge helping her extract precious metals from old phones, laptops and gadgets to extract enough copper to create a new piece of art.

Take a look at the video below and feel very pleased with yourselves, all your hard work has made ART – a modern-day version of a bronze age mirror.