Events and Exhibitions

Image: Polly Palmerini
20 February 2020 to 25 April 2020

Paper Geographies is an exhibition at Manchester Central Library that brings together 12 artists who use photography to explore the relationships between materiality and place. The expanded field of photography is represented by works that challenge the medium’s own specificity; including documentary and appropriated imagery, performance and sculpture, moving image, analogue processes, digital and 3D animation.

Venues

Past Events and Exhibitions

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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

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.

Please note this event is now sold out - advance booking is full

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.

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. 

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

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

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