Redeye May Public Meeting

24 May 2005, 00:00

The May meeting starts at 7.30pm and features a presentation from Steve Marland, who has taught in Manchester colleges for twenty years and is
currently responsible for Photography and Multimedia at City
College Manchester, where he works as a full time lecturer.

Steve's work is sometimes funny, forlorn or faintly absurd and is concerned with recording the vernacular
anachronisms of the marginal urban landscape, mainly around
Greater Manchester.

There are several recurring themes which have their roots in
places he has have known since childhood - scrap yards,
corner shops, parks and crazy
golf courses.

The second speaker is Conohar Scott, a N.Irish born photographer who has been resident in Manchester for the last couple of years. He will be showing images from 'Eden', his first major body of work which has been funded jointly by The Vermont Studio Centre and the Arts Council. The project focuses on Eden, a small town in Vermont, U.S.A with a fascinating history that takes in the Civil War, asbestos production and the Spanish poet Federico Garia Lorca.

In addition, there will be the latest news and the chance to network with fellow photographers.

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