Events and Exhibitions
In the late 1980s and 90s Sheffield reached a pivotal moment in its history, one which saw it begin a journey of regeneration and transformation into the city we know today. The first steps on that journey were documented by a group of gifted photographers whose work reflected both the hope and hard realities of the time. Today, as major developments in the city see its landscape continuing to evolve, a new exhibition at Weston Park Museum re-presents those original photographs to chronicle a significant turning point for Sheffield and its people.
Past Events and Exhibitions
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A new collection of contemporary landscape photography opens at Argentea Gallery on 2 November. Out 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.
Following on from having a great Photo North, Lens Think has lined up a special Christmas Social.