There was a strange atmosphere at MAC today, the last day of the old building before the month redevelopment starts, it was something akin to the last ever day of school. There were lots of familiar Birmingham art-scene faces with some guest stars thrown in too, Amanda was over from Stratford and the RSC, Leo Kay up to direct in The Door, Nick supervising Talking Bird’s magnificent aluminium (?) whale. After most people had explored Dance Steps and Eve and I had explored the swings there was some general standing around at a loss as to what to do. Was this a celebration or a wake? Maybe a celebration for gaining a revamped building and a wake for a staff team who were about to go their separate ways.