Events and Exhibitions

Venues

Upcoming Events and Exhibitions

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

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.

14 August 2018, 18:30 to 20:00

An evening in conversation with artist Mahtab Hussain in partnership with New Art Gallery Walsall and GRAIN Photography Hub.

Edmund Clark, In Place of Hate (2017). Image courtesy of Edmund Clark, Ikon and Flowers Gallery.
6 December 2017 to 11 March 2018

British artist Edmund Clark is Ikon’s artist-in-residence (2014–2018) at Europe’s only entirely therapeutic prison, HMP Grendon, in Buckinghamshire.

18 November 2017 to 21 January 2018

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.

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? 

6 October 2016 to 6 January 2017

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.

26 November 2016, 10:30 to 16:30

A daylong celebration of photographic projects that have never been seen before, followed by a closing talk from Vanley Burke, the 'Godfather of Black British photography'.

© Maganbhai Patel
3 November 2016 to 20 November 2016

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.

12 June 2015, 16:00 to 14 June 2015, 16:00

A weekend of photobook talks and sessions, with booksellers and publishers upstairs, live music from Mik Artistik (Saturday) and Andy Sheppard (Sunday) and great food from Bristol's best establishments.

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