Events and Exhibitions

16 January 2017 to 3 March 2017

Our relationship to the image and the way in which information is captured has changed substantially in recent years. The number of images we encounter on a daily basis has continued to rise ever more steeply, there are now over one and a half billion images uploaded every day. We also appear frequently on surveillance images, with the UK reported to have in excess of 6 million CCTV cameras.
 

27 January 2017 to 2 April 2017

Co-commissioned and curated by Mark Devereux Projects. Lay of the Land (and other such myths) is a new project and exhibition investigating connections between gender and geographical place.

27 January 2017 to 30 April 2017

Weaving together extraordinary images, bio-medical research and individual testimonies, Lucida exposes the curious and complex relationship between the human eye, the brain and vision.

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.

Venues

Upcoming Events and Exhibitions

1 March 2017,
18:00 to 21:00

There are a wealth of creative possibilities waiting for you once you have learnt how the camera works. 

6 March 2017,
18:00 to 20:00

Critique Surgery with Thomas Dukes and Helen Mcghie

Get informal advice on your career or work during 1-1s with experts in the industry.

8 March 2017,
18:00 to 21:00

Nurture your photographic voice and learn how to take creative and meaningful photographs you can be proud of.

22 March 2017,
18:00 to 21:00

For many photographers, who do not need to use layers or extensive masking, this is the only software they will need.

1 April 2017, 10:00 to 2 April 2017, 17:00

A weekend of introductory photography workshops. Get to grips with your camera's technical features, make the most of post-production software and empower your photographic voice.

5 April 2017,
18:30 to 20:00

Redeye Member Meet Up

Informal catch up and networking with fellow Redeye members

22 April 2017,
10:00 to 17:00

A full day workshop that will guide you through the fundamentals of street photography. Street photography is one of the most difficult genres of photography to master because your subjects and the conditions are so unpredictable. From dealing with strangers to creating a visual narrative, professional photographer David Nightingale, and guest speakers, will guide you through key techniques to give you the confidence to start shooting. 

27 April 2017,
19:00 to 20:30

Member-Led-Event - The Body Up North With Natalie Wardle

Photographic artist and Redeye member Natalie Wardle hosts an evening talk and discussion to showcase emerging northern talent whose work looks at the human form in visual art and performance. 

29 April 2017,
10:00 to 17:00

A full day workshop that will guide you through the fundamentals of urban and architectural photography. Whether it's buildings, transport or people, towns and cities can be challenging yet stimulating to photograph. Professional photographer David Nightingale, with guest speakers, help you to explore the cityscape in this practical workshop, offering advice on composition and getting the best results from the equipment you have.

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.

A full day workshop that will ground you in the basics of post-production editing software Adobe Photoshop. Regardless of your expertise in photography, it is rare to achieve such a perfect image straight from the camera that post-production editing can be bypassed. Generally, images will need to be altered in size and adjusted for exposure, tone and print. Professional photographer David Nightingale talks you through the core principals of Photoshop with practical examples; from optimising your RAW files to basic masking and layers.

Critique Surgery with Dr Pippa Oldfield and Ben McDonnell

Get informal advice on your career or work during 1-1s with experts in the industry.

A full day workshop that will give you a grounding in analogue photography. In times when we are bombarded with technology, it’s good to take some time out and try something different. From calotypes and salt prints to daguerreotypes and silk prints, professional practitioner Libby Nightingale will give you an overview and history of traditional methods, film types and processing in this hands-on workshop. 

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.

Past Events and Exhibitions

8 February 2017,
18:30 to 20:00

An evening talk from acclaimed photographic artist Brian Griffin.

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.

25 January 2017,
18:30 to 20:00

An evening talk from acclaimed photographic artist Susan Derges.

29 October 2016 to 8 January 2017

Wot u :-) about? presents a major solo exhibition of entirely new work by acclaimed Scottish artist Rachel Maclean, who will represent Scotland at the 2017 Venice Biennale. Curated by Bren O’Callaghan, Visual Art Programme Manager, HOME, and Sarah Perks, Artistic Director: Visual Art, HOME.

24 October 2016 to 16 December 2016

The exhibition brings together a group of works which make things slow down or stop. This could be the subject of the work; things coming to a temporary stop to capture an unexpected moment.

25 November 2016 to 10 December 2016

‘Untitled (2:10am)’ is a photo-series by Bankley member Andy Broadey that draws together cinematic, architectural and musical references to examine the relationship between time and change within the post-communist condition.

10 December 2016,
15:00 to 16:00

To mark the close of Andy Broadey's exhibition 'Untitled (2:10am)' he will give a talk about the work at Bankley Gallery.

8 December 2016,
19:00 to 23:45

Redeye member David Gleave will be hosting the launch of his book "In the City" which includes 56 images taken in various cities.

2 December 2016,
12:00 to 14:00

Get informal advice on your career or work during 1-1s with experts in the industry.

1 December 2016,
13:30 to 16:00

How can research benefit your photography? Shirley Read presents an afternoon exploring the possibilities of research - the lifeblood of photographic practice.

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