Redeye Spring Programme

6 June 2005, 00:00

Redeye is delighted to bring you a series of events to develop your photographic skills and creative thinking. Please apply early as places are strictly limited and most events sell out in advance.

NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM - The Photographer's Guide to the Future Tickets still available10am-5pm, Sat 23rd April, Manchester Art Gallery. Everything is changing in photography: markets, audience and technology; many of the most influential photographs are now made by amateurs or even machines and it seems people's expectations of photography and its perceived value have changed. Redeye brings together a panel of experts for a wide ranging and stirring day of discussion and debate.

All are sold out but please add your name to the reserve list, as some of these might be repeated; call 0845 456 0260
The Photographic Portrait 2pm-5pm, Weds 30th March. The Lowry, Salford.
What makes a good portrait? What are clients and the public looking for? Roger Hargreaves and Anne Braybon examine the current agenda in portraiture and look at how a selection of portraits from Schweppes and Kobal were produced with specific markets in mind.

Location Lighting
10am - 5pm, Sat 9th April. Calumet, Manchester.Mark Seddon leads this workshop featuring practical demonstrations of location lighting.

The Good Digital Image10am - 5pm, Mon 11th April. Workers' Film Association, Manchester.Boris Oicherman leads a hands-on, one day workshop covering what photographers need to know to ensure the client gets the best quality file.

A Creative Weekend With Mari Mahr
10am - 5pm, Sat & Sun, 16th & 17th April, Waterside Arts Centre, Sale.
Redeye is delighted to welcome one of the UK's most influential photographic artists. Mari will show and discuss her own work as well as that of those lucky enough to attend.
Do You Really Want To Do This?
10am - 5pm, Mon 23rd May. Waterside Arts Centre, Sale.
Paul Herrmann, Jo and Christoph Shaw give and informal but intensive guide to the knowledge essential to succeeding as a professional.

CRITIQUE SESSIONSPlaces still available
Informal portfolio and advice sessions. 7pm - 9pm, 4th April, 3rd May, 6th June and 4th July. Font Bar, Manchester.
Come and discuss your work, career issues, problems and possibilities - either with one of Redeye's regular portfolio viewers or with a small supportive group.
FORUMS Both sold out
Silver Cubes: Photography, Galleries and the Public Sector Too7pm, Thurs 17th March. Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool
Helen James discusses why, when so much of contemporary art relates to and emerges from photography, is there a need for separate photography galleries?
Here, There & Nowhere
8pm, Thurs 19th May. Castlefield Gallery, Manchester.
John Van Aitken asks can the camera capture our experience of the city? Can it document 'the art of taking a stroll'? Join self confessed flaneur and psychogeographer John Van Aitken to debate the role of photography in recording our journey through the city.
For full details of all these events, including how to book tickets, please download the pdf from this page.

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