Events and Exhibitions
Past Events and Exhibitions
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.
Photography For Whom? is a new periodical focused on socially-engaged photography. Published twice yearly, Photography For Whom? seeks to shine light on significant work of the past and to generate debate about contemporary practice.
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.
British artist Edmund Clark is Ikon’s artist-in-residence (2014–2018) at Europe’s only entirely therapeutic prison, HMP Grendon, in Buckinghamshire.
Saddleworth is the result of a five-year creative journey by Matthew Murray, fuelled by his desire to build an extraordinary and entirely new body of work.
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?
EAST MEETS WEST presents the work of 16 emerging artists working with moving image or photography. This exhibition includes works that represent the talent and ambition of artists in the Midlands today.
A 94-year-old photographer, who has documented the arrival and the lives of South Asian immigrants to Coventry since the 1950s, is being exhibited for the first time in November.