Blast! Festival is made with and for the people of Sandwell. There is a range of exhibitions, talks and workshops happening throughout Sandwell’s six towns, West Bromwich, Tipton, Rowley Regis, Oldbury, Smethwick and Wednesbury. Community arts charity Multistory has curated an amazing range of artists to contribute to the Festival - here are our top picks.
A range of exhibitions, events and talks are happening across London from Thursday 16 to Sunday 19 May with something for everyone. This weekend is one not to miss.
Welcome to our guide to the photography final year exhibitions opening this Summer 2019.
Congratulations to all the students graduating this year. We look forward to seeing your photography on the walls and celebrating your hard work over the past three years.
If your university or college's degree show is not listed, please drop us an email with all the information to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will add it to the guide.
My project is called Gents. Formed throughout my final year at Manchester School of Art, the project investigates spaces and groups that are traditionally seen as masculine.
Initially, I started thinking about my life, family, and reflections of growing up. It got me thinking about my childhood home. My hiding spaces at home were important areas for me to daydream and play.
Leighanna was one of four people to win the Redeye Talent Graduate Award last year. We caught up with her to talk about the inspiration and development of her graduation project...
The role of photography is dependent on perspective, the importance of exposing your mind to new or alternative ideas is essential to the development of both the medium and your individual attitude to the world.
Sian Bonnell is a UK based artist, curator and publisher living and working in West Yorkshire and is currently Reader in Photography at Manchester Metropolitan University.
Elizabeth Edwards is a visual and historical anthropologist who is currently Andrew W. Mellon Visiting Professor at VARI (the Victoria and Albert Museum Research Centre) in London. Until 2005 she was Curator of Photographs and Lecturer in Visual Anthropology at Pitt Rivers Museum/University of Oxford before leaving for academic posts. Now retired, she is Curator Emerita at the Museum, Emeritus Professor of Photographic History at De Montfort University, Leicester, and Honorary Professor in the Department of Anthropology, University College London.
Thierry Secretan is a French photographer and writer, published in publications including The New York Times, Le Monde, Libération, GEO, Stern, The Observer, El Païs, Newsweek, and le Figaro Magazine. He is the author of five books, twenty documentary films as well as numerous photographic exhibitions all over the world.