As its contribution to Tyneside’s Freedom City 2017, Side Gallery presents a focused exploration of key works by the great African American photographer Gordon Parks.
No Man’s Land offers rarely-seen female perspectives on the First World War, featuring images taken by women who worked as nurses, ambulance drivers, and official photographers, as well as contemporary artists directly inspired by the conflict.
Culture Shifts: Local presents collaboratively produced photography from eight socially engaged photography projects across Liverpool. The work demonstrates how photography as an art practice can be used to help communities define themselves, bridge cultural divides and communicate the vital issues of today.
Exclusive to Paisley Museum and its Scottish premiere, Dougie Wallace’s latest body of work, Harrodsburg, continues to push the boundaries of the social documentary genre, turning his attention to the consequences of the rising economic and political power of the ‘one percent’
Nothing compared to photography when it came to capturing the Industrial Revolution. As Britain’s society changed, techniques in photography developed, enabling workers to capture their own lives for the first time.
Natasha Caruana has been co-commissioned by HOUSE Biennial and Photoworks to create a new lens-based work. Timely Tale is set against a backdrop of love, desire and health in the age of Excess – the theme for this year’s festival.