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.

Redeye's top 10 marketing tips for photographers and artists in 2015

Redeye's Marketing Coordinator, Jo Slack, shares her marketing tips for photographers and artists in 2015.

Into the black – part 2 of Simon Bowcock's Paris review

Midday on Friday yet almost dark, it was pouring down in Paris. Behind the gloomy arches in the Place des Vosges, it was even darker inside the former residence of esteemed 19th Century French writer Victor Hugo.

I see the darkness - Redeye member Simon Bowcock reviews Paris Photo

‘There are too many pictures now. It’s overwhelming. A flood of images that passes by, and says, ‘why should we remember anything?’ There is too much to remember now, too much to take in,’ said the celebrated photographer Robert Frank recently, according to The Guardian.

The Barbican - Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age

Exhibition open until 11th January 2015

by James Chris Parker

The Barbican currently holds an inspiring and thought-provoking exhibition of some of the finest landscape photography representing architecture from the 1930s onwards. The exhibition is truly something special, and a pleasure to view.

Hackney Museum - Strike a Pose: Portraits from a Hackney Studio

1 October 2014-17 January 2015

Hackney Museum marked Photomonth with a display of thousands of images unearthed from the archival material of R.A Gibson Photographic Studio, based on Clapton Road.

Redeye member James Parker interviews Photomonth Director Maggie Pinhorn

Photomonth photography festival sits in East London and celebrates a vast collection of photography in galleries and venues until late November. Based in local areas including Spitalfields, Shoreditch, Bethnal Green in Tower Hamlets, Dalston, Homerton and Hoxton in Hackney. In these locations you can find an abundance of events, talks, pop-up shops and even a café-crawl that are still on for another month. The festival couldn’t be more different from those events usually held in galleries with white washed walls upon walls.

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