Events and Exhibitions

Photo: Airport '87 © Shirley Baker
5 October 2017 to 6 January 2018

A poignant look back at Manchester Airport as seen through the lens of acclaimed photographer Shirley Baker, thirty years ago, having spent a day at the airport in 1987 capturing the experiences of passengers using the airport. 

Venues

Upcoming Events and Exhibitions

18 November 2017,
13:00 to 15:00

Saddleworth Studios © Phil Melia

Join commercial and industrial photographer Phil Melia for a demonstration of off-camera flash photography and a tour around the award-winning Saddleworth Studios

Manchester's mayor has committed to end unintentional homelessness and rough sleeping. Join us for an event exploring the role photography, media and the arts, can play in helping achieve this goal.

Image  by Jemma Hall

Hothouse arrives in Manchester for a day-long celebration of photographic talent, with short talks, portfolios, books and coffee. 

27 February 2018,
18:30 to 20:00

Adler, RUSSIA, 2011 - A view on the beach near Adlersky Kurortny Gorodok in Adler. © Rob Hornstra / Flatland Gallery

In partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU), Redeye presents a series of photographic talks from some of the UK's leading photographic artists. On 27 February, acclaimed photographer Rob Hornstra joins us to talk about his life, work and unique approach to documentary photography.

28 February 2018,
10:00 to 17:00

Join Rob Hornstra on 28 February 2018 for a one-day intensive workshop for photographers, designers and storytellers who want to learn how to construct and present long-term photography projects.

20 March 2018,
18:30 to 20:00

On 20 March 2018, critically acclaimed artist Edgar Martins joins us to talk about his life, work and his unique approach to photography. One of a series of talks from some of the UK's leading photographic artists, in partnership with Manchester School of Art.

11 April 2018, 18:30 to 18 April 2018, 20:00

On 11 April 2018, Dougie Wallace joins us to talk about his life and work, and his unique approach to social documentary and street photography. One of a series of photographic talks from some of the UK's leading photographic artists, in partnership with Manchester School of Art.

Past Events and Exhibitions

Gallery Oldham
15 July 2017 to 9 September 2017

Explore the history of one of the oldest photographic societies in the UK. See historic images, artefacts, and stories of Oldham from the society’s Victorian members, along with photographs by current members.

Children sitting in the street
19 May 2017 to 28 August 2017

This exhibition includes previously unseen colour photographs by Shirley Baker alongside black and white images and ephemera such as magazine spreads, contact sheets and various sketches. 

Tattooed forearm
24 November 2016 to 29 May 2017

Curated by the iconic British photographer Martin Parr, Strange and Familiar considers how international photographers from the 1930s onwards have captured the social, cultural and political identity of the UK.

1 March 2017, 10:00 to 22 May 2017, 17:00

Redeye Academy - Photo David Nightingale

Redeye Academy aims to give you the best available training, development and support in contemporary photography. These workshops are particularly suitable for enthusiasts, amateurs at every level, or anyone looking to improve the quality of their photography and develop their style and voice.

Lightbox Launch

To celebrate the launch of Lightbox 2017/18, Redeye invites previous Lightbox participants to share their experiences of the course. Whilst offering the opportunity for prospective applicants to learn more about the course content and have any questions answered.

Man in giant camera
21 January 2017 to 22 April 2017

Photographer Ian Beesley has repurposed an industrial process camera from Gallery Oldham’s collections to produce this series of images. 

21 April 2017,
10:00 to 16:00

A day of talks, workshops and a panel discussion to celebrate the contemporary photobook hosted in partnership with Manchester School of Art.

16 March 2017,
19:00 to 20:30

Internationally acclaimed photographer and Gallery Oldham artist in residence Ian Beesley delivers a workshop to coincide with his exhibition on his work with the huge industrial process camera made by Hunter Penrose. 

An evening talk from acclaimed photographic artist Laura Pannack.

27 January 2017,
10:00 to 16:00

A full day workshop empowering photographers and artists to fundraise effectively and create a financial strategy for their practice.

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