Introducing Lightbox 2015-2016

On Monday 14th September, the third Redeye Lightbox course started at CFCCA in Manchester. After receiving a record number of applications, we are pleased to announce the 25 participants taking part, selected by our expert juding panel (Andy Adams, Gemma Padley and Karin Bareman). The course continues throughout 2016 and will culminate with three group shows at a major UK photography festival in autumn 2016.

Here's a photo of the complete group, with staff from Redeye; photo: Chris Gleave. Below that some more info about each of the participants.

Fotobookfestival Kassel report

John Volynchook, the final winner of one of Redeye's Festival Travel Bursaries, reports on his bicycle trip to Fotobookfestival Kassel, the most important annual forum on the world of photography books.

Open 1

An interview with Open Eye Gallery's Exhibitions Coordinator Thomas Dukes on the open submissions process, by Anna Taylor

Interview with Christiane Monarchi of Photomonitor

Redeye's Paul Herrmann talks to Christiane Monarchi, the founding editor of Photomonitor, about how she sees photography exhibiting in the UK

Photo of Christiane Monarchi

Photo London review

The UK's new photo fair hit the ground running, and appears to have succeeded beyond expectations, says Redeye's Paul Herrmann

Photography in the North of England

Redeye's director Paul Herrmann looks at what makes photography strong in the North of England. This is a revised version of an essay written for the brochure of LOOK/15 Festival in Liverpool.

Where are all the female photographers? A look back at the 'Women in Photography' panel discussion at The Photography Show

Panel - Camilla Brown, Anna Fox, Natasha Caruana and Louise Clements, led by Bridget Coaker
written by Redeye's Jo Slack for LOOK/15

Photography is the most important visual art

Photography is a less pure art form than painting and sculpture. But it’s now a more important one, says Simon Bowcock.

A letter to Birmingham City Council

Paul Herrmann, Director of Redeye and chair of the British Photographic Council, has today sent the following letter to Birmingham City Council in response to the proposed cuts to the Library of Birmingham and potential closure of the photographic archive there.

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