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

27 January 2018,
10:00 to 17:00

In partnership with Castlefield Gallery and Manchester Craft & Design Centre, we present a day of talks, discussions and workshops encouraging photographers, artists and makers to draw inspiration for their personal practice from other paid and commercial work.

31 January 2018,
18:30 to 20:00

Festa Major - Vilafranca del Penedes, Catalonia by Guille Ibanez

Join us at this member-led event on the opening night of Guille Ibanez’ exhibition Tierra Santa at the Instituto Cervantes for a talk and discussion about the culture behind his photography of Spanish rituals and celebrations.

Image  by Jemma Hall

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

24 February 2018,
10:00 to 17:00

In these technological times, it’s good to take time out and try something a little slower and older. This is one of a series of two workshops giving an insight into, and hands-on experience of, more traditional printing methods. 

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.

10 March 2018,
10:00 to 17:00

Professional photographer David Nightingale guides you through the practicalities of portrait photography to help you get the most out of your camera and your subject.

17 March 2018,
10:00 to 17:00

This workshop explores a range of techniques that can improve and optimise the quality of your photographs without spending a fortune on equipment.

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.

24 March 2018,
10:00 to 17:00

Join professional photographer David Nightingale as helps you take the next step in this one day intermediate level workshop in Photoshop and Lightroom. Understand the correct role of editing and organisation in your photographic practice and use them to improve your finished product.

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

Photo: Mark Lascelles-Thornton
2 December 2017 to 7 December 2017

Lumen is an art collective exploring the themes of astronomy and light.

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.

27 November 2017,
18:00 to 20:00

Image by Chris Gleave

Explore the latest ideas and share your photography workflow quandaries in this informal discussion on storing, processing and archiving your digital images.

23 November 2017,
18:30 to 20:00

Photographer and Redeye member Lisa Patricia invites you into her world of wrestling photography as she hosts an evening that looks at the story of two niche sports told in photographs. Speaking alongside Lisa will be Manchester-based professional photographer Richard Goulding who will present his project ‘Because of Judo’.

17 October 2017,
18:00 to 20:00

Her First Year, Len Grant

Get informal advice on your career and work during 30-minute one-to-one sessions with experts in the industry. At this month's critique, we welcome guest panellists Dr Pippa Oldfield, Head of Programmes at Impressions Gallery, Bradford, and award-winning photographer Len Grant, alongside Redeye's Director Paul Herrmann. 

27 September 2017,
18:30 to 20:00

Redeye's 2017 Annual General Meeting
Taking place on 27th September 2017 at Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Thomas Street, Manchester M4 1EU, from 18:30 to 20:00. ​

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. 

Untitled from Mondschwimmen,  2015 © Esther Teichmann
14 April 2017 to 17 July 2017

A major new exhibition inspired by the cultural explosion of 1980s Madrid.

Only a Mother Could Love © Tom Daniels
10 June 2017 to 2 July 2017

From the 10th June to the 3rd July 2017, The South Manchester Camera club will be exhibiting a body of work from 45 of its members.

25 June 2017,
19:00 to 21:30

Part of Didsbury Arts Festival Sefton Samuels will be in conversation with award-winning photojournalist Howard Barlow.

Redeye, Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Market Buildings, Thomas St, Manchester M4 1EU, UK
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