Liverpool based photographic artist Tony Mallon has been working in collaboration with a group of women from Northwood in Kirkby, who are part of the Golden Years group. The project acts as a welcome return home for Tony, who grew up in the very area the women are based. Regardless of age, health or mobility a number of women from the Golden Years group are known for breaking down stereotypes of being an 'older resident'. As testimony to this, as volunteers, they recently took on a soon to be closed centre in Northwood to keep a community hub alive.
Photographer and anthropologist Liz Hingley is collaborating with Syrian individuals who have recently arrived in Coventry on a unique UN programme, to capture the remarkable welcome that the city and refugee centre provide.
Saddleworth is the result of a five-year creative journey by Matthew Murray, fuelled by his desire to build an extraordinary and entirely new body of work.
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.
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.
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.