Networking event 

28th May 2022; 1pm - 4pm 


Are you feeling a bit disconnected from the photography community post lockdown? 

This is a relaxed opportunity to reconnect with the photo community and meet other artists working within the region. We would also like to take this opportunity to (re-) introduce ourselves to you and meet you in real life. You will hear from the director of Redeye, Paul Herrmann, as well as a couple of other photographers in a short presentation. Redeye's programme co-ordinator Rebecca Burns will be there too. 

Tools to Unwind and Refocus with Bethany Moran

Wednesday 27th April 2022; 1pm - 1:45pm


This event welcomes you to join the discussion about commissioning socially engaged projects from both the photographer's and commissioner's point of view. Speakers Gwen Riley Jones and Rosie Naylor talk about their commissioning experience; following that will be an open conversation for all to take part in. 


Artist Talk: John Stezaker

26 April 2022, 13:00 to 14:00

Feeling inspired during the lockdown, the influential British artist John Stezaker got started on a new body of work, one which is now on show at The Approach in London until the 26th March. Stezaker claims to have “rediscovered the pleasures of drawing” in these works. We encourage you to see the exhibition, Double Shadow, if you can but don't worry if not, there will still be lots to unpack. 

Exhibiting and Print Sales with Peggy Sue Amison

Tuesday, 29th March, 2022; 7pm - 8:30pm


This event looks at how you can get your work out and seen in public - through exhibitions and galleries. Exhibiting is a great way to get your work to an audience, but many photographers investigate the idea of exhibiting and retreat, baffled by the gallery system in the UK. This workshop is about demystifying the exhibiting process. It explores:

Wedding, Portrait and Social Photography with Guille Ibanez

Tuesday, 22nd March 7pm - 8:30pm




Commercial and Editorial Photography with Toni Mccoy-Hopwood

Tuesday, 15th March, 2022; 7pm - 8:30pm


Marketing, Branding and Platforms with Hawwa Alam

Tuesday, 12th April 2022; 6pm - 7:30pm


*Please note the earlier start time of 6pm


Visibility is everything. Creative careers are being made through social media platforms such as Instagram and TikTok, but for some this is a difficult and even confrontational environment. 

Writing Artist Biographies and Statements with Laura Robertson

Monday, 14th March 7pm - 8:30pm



Imagine if the next email you wrote was so powerful that it captured the attention of your dream client. 


Project Management with Shereen Perera

Monday, 11th April 2022; 7pm- 8:30pm




Are you interested in aiming higher, working with others, or delivering creative projects with more impact? 

Senior Producer, Shereen Perera, talks through the process of delivering a project from start to finish and how to work with a team to achieve shared goals. She investigates the scope for artistic projects, the development process and how to navigate challenges that arise.  



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