Events and Exhibitions

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. 

Stephen Shore 'Ginger Shore, Causeway Inn, Tampa, Florida, November 17, 1977', 1977/2011 © Stephen Shore
16 September 2017 to 27 November 2017

States of America focuses on a generation of photographers that experimented with innovative approaches to documentary photography. 

© Peter Barker, Half Dropped Eye Lid
30 September 2017, 10:00 to 30 November 2017, 17:00

HIP Photography Festival is an annual event that celebrates physical art form and recognises the cultural importance photography holds. 

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

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’.

Saddleworth  © Matthew Murray
24 November 2017,
09:30 to 17:30

Responding to a Landscape will explore, debate and review the evolving relationship between artists and photographers and the landscape. Hear from a number of perspectives, from acclaimed practitioners for which landscape is a recurring subject, a social and environmental concern, a research and archive practice and an essential departure. What does landscape and our natural world look like and mean to photographers and artists today? 

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.

30 November 2017,
10:00 to 17:00

Join renowned architectural photographer and trainer Martine Hamilton Knight for a day learning about the benefits of using good photography to promote your work and practice.

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.

3 February 2018,
17:00 to 22:00

Join creative light painters Jérémy Palisse and Tim Gamble as they take you to a unique location in the Peak District, to learn the art of light painting. 

10 February 2018,
11:00 to 15:00

Documentation of the making of Assisted Self-Portrait of Ben Evans from Assembly by Anthony Luvera

This February we're taking our Critique Surgeries to Walsall Art Gallery. Come and get informal advice on your career and work during 30-minute one-to-one sessions with experts in the industry. This month we welcome the artist and writer Anthony Luvera, Nicola Shipley from Grain, and Jennie Anderson of Argentea, alongside Redeye's Paul Herrmann.  

13 February 2018,
18:30 to 20:30

In partnership with LensThink Yorkshire, we bring you a chance to network, chat and share your work with other photographers in Yorkshire.

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.

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.

18 October 2017, 17:00 to 21 March 2018, 19:00

Fourth Year is a brand new series of informal networking sessions for recent graduates from photography courses to gain support for their practice.

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.

3 February 2018, 09:30 to 31 March 2018, 17:00

Redeye Academy offers the best contemporary photography workshops in the North-West. We offer photography training, creative classes and support to improve your skills in photography, find your creative voice and help you to capture more memorable images.

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

13 October 2017,
11:00 to 13:00

How do you make a living from the work you really want to do? As part of our work to support contemporary creative and fine art photographers to deliver personal or self-generated projects as part of their broader careers, we are delighted to offer two short sessions at Beyond the Lens Festival 2017. 

Washing line, Halifax, 1965, John Bulmer from the exhibition ‘Britain in Focus’
1 April 2017, 10:00 to 30 September 2017, 19:00

The Northern Summer of Photography is compiled by Redeye and celebrates photographic activity happening over the North of England between April and September 2017.

27 September 2017,
19:00 to 21:00
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. ​

Transgender man standing in front of draped material, wearing t-shirt with an image of a unicorn.
27 July 2017 to 24 September 2017

Lee Price’s photography exhibition captures life at The House of Kings and Queens, a home belonging to a young transgender woman which has become a sanctuary for the LGBT community in Freetown, Hull’s sister city in Sierra Leone. 

17 August 2017,
18:30 to 20:30

Photographer and Painter Christopher Bucklow will be talking about his photographic series Guest as well as his varied career in the art world over the last four decades.

Blackpool, mid 1970s; Côte d'Azur, late 1970s. Courtesy © Shirley Baker Estate
20 May 2017 to 12 August 2017

Originally commissioned by Photofusion, London the exhibition juxtaposes two bodies of work from the 1970s, taken five years apart by Shirley Baker. 

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.

June Street, 1973 © Daniel Meadows
16 June 2017 to 23 June 2017

Daniel Meadows and Martin Parr are exhibiting the June Street Photographs from 1973 at the Church of Apostles in Manchester.

Television screen displaying image of man on chair
12 May 2017 to 18 June 2017

Eason Tsang Ka Wai uses photography and experimental media to create artworks on the theme of living in the modern city.

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