Events and Exhibitions

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Upcoming Events and Exhibitions

Please join us for a four hour beginners workshop with Redeye Member Jeni Harney to learn the step by step proccess of how to make your own Cyanotype prints. Cyanotype is a photographic printing process that produces a cyan-blue print. The event is part of a Redeye series where members suggest and host events based on their skills or interests. Find out more about suggesting an event here or sign up for membership here.

BLAST! Festival Portfolio Reviews
29 June 2019, 10:00 to 17:00

The event will consist of a morning of presentations by a group of expert reviewers on key features of portfolio and professional development. During the afternoon there will be opportunities for one to one portfolio advice and reviews from 3 reviewers for 20 minutes each. This event is perfect for emerging practitioners, students and artists and will provide valuable advice and reviews from leading practitioners, curators and commissioners. Speakers and reviewers include Anthony Luvera, Liz Hingley, Niall Mcdiarmid, Sebah Chaudhry and Skinder Hundal. 

Past Events and Exhibitions

21 May 2019, 18:00 to 20:00

Born in Lithuania, Indre Serpytyte is an artist living and working in London. Indre is concerned with the impact of conflict and war on history and perception. She works with photography, sculpture and installation. In association with her new work When the Golden Sun is Sinking, Indre will be talking about her practice, research and commission.

Photographic artist and Redeye Member, Natalie Wardle returns to host an evening that includes presentations from other talented northern photographers Sade Mica and Lucie Crewdson whose work looks at the human form in visual art and performance.

Natalie Wardle is a visual artist and photographer from Manchester. Her work looks at how women construct their bodies to fit in with society’s ideal body types, exploring shapewear and tape that is placed over nipples to both cover and repress their form.

The work of Sade Mica explores her experiences navigating the world as a queer, black person and the nuances that brings in fleshing out an identity that is often met with contempt and confusion.

Lucie Crewdson is a photographer living and working in Manchester. Lucie's photographic practise revolves around everyday experiences, the use of the body, elements of performance and sits within a fashion and fine art context.

29 April 2019, 18:00 to 20:00

Redeye's Critique Surgeries are aimed at photographers or artists looking for advice and feedback on their work or practice.
At this month's session, we welcome guest panellists Mario Popham, and Laura Deane in addition to Redeye Director Paul Herrmann.
 

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. 

Jules Lister
26 April 2019, 13:00 to 17:00

Social Works? Is a social art festival for a network of people involved in socially engaged practice. Through artist-led activities and talks, the event will explore the conditions needed to develop valuable and validating exchanges through socially engaged practice. This event is hosted in partnership between AxisWeb and Manchester Metropolitan University.

27 March 2019, 17:00 to 19:00

Graduating can be a daunting prospect. Challenges can come thick and fast as you try to balance new work commitments with personal projects, moving home and losing the once-secure network of photographers and tutors you saw every day. Worried about what to do next? Then these sessions are for you!

26 March 2019, 18:00 to 19:30

Arpita Shah is a photographic artist and educator based in Edinburgh, Scotland. She works between photography and film, exploring the fields where culture and identity meet. As an India-born artist, Shah spent an earlier part of her life living between India, Ireland and the Middle East before settling in the UK.

7 February 2019

Signal Film & Media is delighted to invite you as a special guest to the opening of our upcoming exhibition Under the Northern Sky, which marks the finale of our Platform Digital Arts Programme.

2 February 2019, 10:30 to 16:30

Hothouse arrives in Leeds for a day-long celebration of photographic talent. Throughout the day there will be short presentations from photographers about their recent work and projects, plus ample opportunity for networking and showing portfolios and books. Redeye is delighted to be working with Miniclick and Lens Think Yorkshire on this edition of Hothouse; they have both contributed to the day’s programming.

2 November 2018 to 21 December 2018

A new collection of contemporary landscape photography opens at Argentea Gallery on 2 NovemberOut of the Woods of Thought is a fascinating exploration of the natural world through a series of highly atmospheric works by some of the UK’s most exciting landscape photographers.

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