Events and Exhibitions

4 February 2019, 11:00 to 26 March 2019, 17:00

Redeye is delighted to introduce a new professional development programme created and thoughtfully put together to address all areas to consider when embarking on a career in photography. At an affordable price, we're keen to welcome creatives to get involved in this important training opportunity.

16 November 2018 to 22 April 2019

Martin Parr shows how the lives of Mancunians have changed but also reveals how there is continuity in how we live our lives.

Venues

Upcoming Events and Exhibitions

Chloe Dewe Mathews is an award-winning photographic artist. She is best known for ambitious documentary projects that can take years of preparation.

15 March 2019 to 15 April 2019

In a major new touring exhibition leading contemporary photographers join forces to present the multimedia project Sixteen, exploring the dreams, hopes and fears of 16-year olds across the UK.

5 March 2019 to 27 April 2019

Loved&Lost is a documentary project by Manchester-based artist Simon Bray that invites participants to explore their experience of loss. Each participant is asked to find a photograph of themselves with their lost loved one. We return to the location of the original photograph to replicate the image and record an interview. 

Past Events and Exhibitions

Rut Blees Luxemburg's technique is to take photographs at night, mostly exploring the urban landscape. Rut employs long exposures to allow her to use the light emanating from the street only, for instance from office blocks or street lights in her photos. Many of her photographs and prints deal with nocturnal themes.

4 February 2019, 18:00 to 19:30

Director Richard Billingham will be at this special screening for a Q&A following the special preview screening on Monday 4 February.

Film details

Renowned photographer and artist Richard Billingham makes his feature-film debut with this family portrait, inspired in part by his own memories and shot on stunning 16mm. Defying chronology, the film is something of a memory-induced tone poem that feels a million miles from the kitchen sink drama.

Photographic artist Ingrid Pollard joins Redeye to talk about her life, work, and unique approach to photography.

Ingrid Pollard was born in Georgetown, Guyana in 1953 and moved to England when she was four years old. Since then she has lived in London working as a photographer, printer, media artist and researcher. 

5 December 2018, 19:00 to 20:30

*SOLD OUT* An evening of presentations and discussions about all things green in photography. Photographers Phil Barton and Walter Lewis will be showing how they investigate issues around environmental sustainability in their work. *SOLD OUT*

29 November 2018, 18:00 to 19:30

In partnership with CFCCA, we are delighted to welcome international award-winning photographer Mandy Barker to present her globally recognised work involving marine plastic debris. Working alongside scientists, Mandy aims to raise awareness about pollution in the world's oceans whilst highlighting the harmful affect on marine life and ultimately ourselves.

This November, international campaign movement With One Voice is holding the first ever International Arts and Homelessness Summit and Festival. The events are based on the acknowledgement that homelessness is not just about housing and practical ‘house-lessness’, and look to investigate how the arts are being used effectively around the world to reduce social isolation by building social networks and increasing both physical and mental health, improving public attitudes/promoting understanding towards people who are or have been homeless, and enabling homeless people to express themselves so their voice can be heard. 

22 October 2018, 18:00 to 20:00

Get informal advice on your career and photographic work during 30-minute one-to-one sessions with experts in the industry. At this month's critique, we welcome guest panellists Angela Sheard (Associate Curator and Programme Coordinator of Impressions Gallery, Bradford) and Howard Barlow (freelance photojournalist) alongside Paul Herrmann (Director of Redeye, the Photography Network).

9 October 2018, 19:00 to 20:30

The image of Manchester has been accurately represented visually over the years by the likes of local stalwarts Samuel Coulthurst or Kevin Cummins. In times of political and social flux, a rather more acerbic, satirical identity has been required, and David Dunnico is one of the people to have picked up that baton.

26 July 2018 to 29 September 2018

There is nothing linear about femininity - or what it means to be a woman - in the 21st century. Sex and gender are not limited to the monolithic paradigm of genetics; they are informed by something intangible, and it this essence of the female paradox that makes Allie's work as relevant as it is important and sets her apart form others in her field.

26 September 2018, 19:00 to 20:00

The AGM is where Redeye reflects on the past year as well as making key decisions for the future.

This is the first chance for you to hear about Redeye's plans for the next year and beyond. New board members will be voted in and you can meet other Redeye members as well as all staff and directors. So come along, have your say and catch up with old friends and new. Drinks and buffet will be provided. 

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