Redeye Events

2 October 2016,
12:30 to 13:30

An event exploring life as a photography collective, hosted by Strand Collective, a group of photographers working under the mentorship of Dewi Lewis on Redeye's Lightbox course.

News and Opportunities

Applications are now open for the Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award.

The Memorial Award is run by the recently established Rebecca Vassie Trust – set up in memory of Rebecca Vassie, a promising photographer and photojournalist, who died suddenly last year while on assignment in Uganda. 

Archisle is currently inviting applications for the position of Photographer in Residence 2017.

What's On


18 May 2016 to 11 December 2016

Black Chronicles showcases over forty photographs that present a unique snapshot of black lives and experiences in nineteenth and early twentieth-century Britain. Developed in collaboration with Autograph ABP, this intervention in three gallery spaces includes some of the earliest photographs in the Gallery’s Collection alongside recently rediscovered photographs from the Hulton Archive, a division of Getty Images.

24 June 2016 to 30 October 2016

Direct from the National Portrait Gallery, London, Vogue 100: A Century of Style is a major exhibition celebrating 100 years of cutting-edge fashion, beauty and portrait photography by British Vogue

Vogue 100: A Century of Style showcases the remarkable range of photography that has been commissioned by British Vogue since it was founded in 1916, with over 280 prints from the Condé Nast archive and international collections being brought together for the first time to tell the story of one of the most influential fashion magazines in the world.

21 July 2016 to 23 October 2016

William Eggleston is a pioneering American photographer renowned for his vivid, poetic and mysterious images. This exhibition of 100 works surveys Eggleston’s full career from the 1960s to the present day and is the most comprehensive display of his portrait photography ever.

29 July 2016 to 16 October 2016

The work of Jo Spence continues to influence and inform debates on photography. In her broad practice, typically involving collaboration with individuals and groups, Spence connected the personal with the political to explore how photography can represent and also construct reality. Through photography, teaching and writing; addressing subjects such as children’s rights, women's rights, family, class and illness; Spence demonstrated an enduring commitment to her belief in photography’s ability to empower those that use and experience it.

4 August 2016 to 1 October 2016

Belfast Exposed present this group exhibition by the recipients of the first national Jerwood/Photoworks Awards, a scheme that recognises outstanding new photographic talent. Three artists; Matthew Finn, Joanna Piotrowska and Tereza Zelenkova were selected from an open call for applications.


19 August 2016, 17:00 to 31 October 2016, 17:00

KAUNAS PHOTO is the longest-running annual photo festival in the Baltic States focusing on emerging photographers, taking place every September in the second-largest Lithuanian town of Kaunas since 2004. The program of the festival includes traditional and open-space exhibitions, talks, photo nights, KAUNAS PHOTO STAR portfolio reviews and more.

20 August 2016, 12:30 to 16 October 2016, 17:00

This year is the 10th edition of the international biennial of photography held in Liège, now to be called Biennial of the Possible Image. Established in 1997, BIP focussed strictly on photography, but the part several years, the event has given space to the multiple facets of contemporary photographic practices by placing them face to face with other artistic disciplines. After having worked for a number of years around various themes, BIP is now turning towards a freer and more open exploration of the visual field, more mixed and interbred.

15 September 2016, 09:00 to 30 October 2016, 17:00

BredaPhoto is a biannual international photo festival, which has been organised since 2003 in the city of Breda, The Netherlands. BredaPhoto is, as always, based on a social theme, and this year’s theme is YOU, celebrating the flexible and resourceful individual. More than fifty photographers, from The Netherlands and abroad, will show the creativity as well as the vulnerability of the self-sustaining person.

10 November 2016, 10:00 to 13 November 2016, 17:00

Over 170 of the world’s leading galleries and art book dealers will reunite for the 20th edition of Paris Photo, the most celebrated international art fair dedicated to the photographic medium. 

Discover the largest panorama of exceptional photographic works from unique vintage pieces and modern masters to contemporary creations from across the whole of Europe and North America, from Argentina and Mexico to Tel Aviv, Dubai, Shanghai, Taipei, and Tokyo as well as Africa and Australia, all within the elegant showcase of the Grand Palais in Paris.

24 November 2016,
11:00 to 17:30

This one-day symposium accompanies Museums Sheffield’s new exhibition at the Graves Gallery, Street View: Photographs of Urban Life

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