Graduate Takeover

9 June 2021, 14:00 to 2 July 2021, 19:30

Graduate Takeover is a short season of events, advice and inspiration led by last year’s photography graduates, to help you hit the ground running. It’s free and open to all, especially new graduates and new starters, and co-delivered by RedeyeFuse and Short Supply.


Switching to Affinity Photo and Publisher

This will be an introduction to Affinity Photo and Publisher software, a cheaper alternative to Adobe.

Join us from 2 - 3:30pm on Wednesday the 9th June to see the possibilities of the software. There will be a prize draw with some free software during the event.

Register for free here.


Careers Clinics

Our Careers Clinics are an open space for discussion, each week looking at a different element of running a successful creative practice. Come along on Wednesdays between 1-2pm to hear from RedeyeFuse and Short Supply sharing guidance on business models, marketing yourself and finding resources and support.


You will need to register for free on Redeye's website to get the link to attend the Zoom meeting. This will be an informal discussion and you are welcome to sit and listen or bring your questions.


On Wednesday 16th June we hear from Jaheed from Fuse about marketing your work. Click here to book.

Paul and Rosie from Redeye will introduce you to business models on Wednesday the 23rd June. Click here to book.

And on Wednesday 30th June, Short Supply will be sharing hints on how to find and make the most of artist resources. Booking details to come!


In Conversation

This is an opportunity to hear talented artists and photographers with varied practices and interests talk about their first year after graduating mid-pandemic. 

Each graduate will introduce themselves and their practice, and then there will be a discussion themed around a topic particularly relevant to new starters. You are welcome to come along and listen to the discussion and then stay for further discussion and informal networking in small breakout rooms.


Georgia Enorê ,Maryam andHannah  will be in conversation on Wednesday 9th June from 7 - 8:30pm to talk about the impact of new technologies on their work. Click here to book.


On Wednesday 23rd June from 7 - 8:30pm we welcome Niamh Donnelly to talk about building new communities at a time when traditional meeting spaces were out of bounds. Stay tuned for the booking link.


Friday Lives

For our Graduate Takeover month all of our regularly scheduled Friday Live events will feature 2020 graduates who took part in our mentoring scheme.


We go Live via our Instagram page for half-hour conversations between 5 - 8pm on a Friday. You can drop in and leave a comment or question, or just listen along! Your camera and mic would not be on, so no need to worry as you join. 


On Friday 11th June tune in to hear from Natalia González.


Friday 18th June will see Tami Aftab go live!


Holly Houlton will go live on Friday 25th June.


And for the last week of the takeover, Becky Mursell will present on Friday 2nd July.


You can watch along live to send in your questions or catch up with the IGTV recording of the conversation on our Instagram page.


Register below for a free Season Ticket to get links to all events 90 mins before they start.

And make sure you follow Fuse, Short Supply and Redeye on Instagram to see more new grads sharing their work!


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