*SOLD OUT* An evening of presentations and discussions about all things green in photography. Photographers Phil Barton and Walter Lewis will be showing how they investigate issues around environmental sustainability in their work. *SOLD OUT*

The image of Manchester has been accurately represented visually over the years by the likes of local stalwarts Samuel Coulthurst or Kevin Cummins. In times of political and social flux, a rather more acerbic, satirical identity has been required, and David Dunnico is one of the people to have picked up that baton.

Dr Alasdair Foster, Leverhulme Visiting Professor from Melbourne and Ambassador to the Asia-Pacific PhotoForum, is one of the most original, provocative and inspiring thinkers in photography. We are delighted to welcome him to Manchester during a brief visit to the UK for a keynote lecture that sets the scene for the next National Photography Symposium later in 2018 on The Future of Work in Photography.

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

Tenzin Shenyen is a 21st Century itinerant Buddhist monk who enjoys keeping the communication pathways open between his Buddhist worldview and the British culture he grew up in. We are delighted that he has agreed to share his thoughts on the contemporary situation of photography.

Redeye has partnered with Hobo Photo to bring you an evening of talks on the best of Northern photography. The event is part of the Hit the North exhibition at Manchester Central Library; featuring work from leading Northern photographers across five decades.

Photographic artist and Redeye member Natalie Wardle returns to host an evening with talented Northern photographers whose work looks at the human form in visual art and performance. Speaking alongside Natalie will be Lucy Ridges and Michael Savage.

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A full day symposium focusing on how photographers and artists engage with communities and establish networks that help them to forge successful careers. This event is in partnership with the University of Salford School of Arts and Media.

How do you make a living from the work you really want to do? As part of our work to support contemporary creative and fine art photographers to deliver personal or self-generated projects as part of their broader careers, we are delighted to offer two short sessions at Beyond the Lens Festival 2017. 

Photographer and Redeye member Lisa Patricia invites you into her world of wrestling photography as she hosts an evening that looks at the story of two niche sports told in photographs. Speaking alongside Lisa will be Manchester-based professional photographer Richard Goulding who will present his project ‘Because of Judo’.

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