Arts Council England has announced its support for a new organisation supporting collections and archives of photography. The Photographic Collections Network will launch in late 2016 to provide research, knowledge exchange, events and advocacy.
News and Opportunities
Redeye joins Impressions Gallery and Open Eye Gallery on fieldeditions.org, a new contemporary photography consortium, working with photographers to produce benefit limited edition photographic prints in support of Northern photography.
Redeye is very keen to encourage more photographers to work with community groups and to develop their knowledge and abilities in training. We are pleased to have two new opportunities for photographers and photography trainers, as part of a new programme Culture Shifts; an Open Eye Gallery and multi-partner programme exploring photography within socially engaged practice.
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.
Syd Shelton’s images capture a pivotal moment in British politics and culture, fashion and music. Rock Against Racism (1976 to 1981) was a groundbreaking movement formed by musicians and political activists to fight racism through music. Legendary performers photographed by Shelton include The Clash, Sham 69, Misty in Roots, Aswad, Pete Townshend of The Who, X Ray Spex, Elvis Costello, Tom Robinson, and The Specials. Shelton says, ‘I hope the exhibition shows that you can change things and you can actually take a stand, even in the most difficult of situations’.
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.
This is the first major retrospective of Terence Donovan (1936 - 1996) one of the foremost photographers of his generation.
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.