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EXHIBITION LAUNCH AND TOURS: NEW BRIGHTON REVISITED

14 July 2018

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EXHIBITION LAUNCH: ‘SEEING FUTURES’, HUGH BAIRD UNDERGRADUATES & ALUMNI

29 June 2018

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EXHIBITION LAUNCH: ‘ELLESMERE PORT’, WHITBY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

22 June 2018

Exhibitions Future Exhibitions

SEEING FUTURES: HUGH BAIRD PHOTOGRAPHY UNDERGRADUATES & ALUMNI

29 June 2018

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Young People and Photography Today: A Public Discussion

26 June 2018

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EVERY PERSON MUST BE HUMAN: KATHERINE MONAGHAN AND ASYLUM LINK MERSEYSIDE

23 June 2018

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‘ELLESMERE PORT’ WHITBY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT EXHIBITION

22 June 2018

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TERENCE HENG: CHINATOWN PHOTOWALK

16 June 2018

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ZINE & PHOTOBOOK FAIR 2018

30 June 2018

Future Exhibitions

Liverpool Biennial 2018: Beautiful World Where Are You?

14 July - 28 October 2018

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ARTIST TALK: PETER BYRNE ‘THIS LAND’

14 June 2018

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Common Ground: Photography, Writing and Public Space

19 July 2018

Exhibitions

China Conversation

17 June 2018

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MA Course Brief

1 September 2018

Main Exhibition

Our North

28 March - 30 March 2018

Exhibitions Main Exhibition

Snapshot to WeChat: A Migration of Identity

6 April - 17 June 2018

Exhibitions Main Exhibition

The Pier Head – Tom Wood

12 January - 25 March 2018

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Ferry Folk

11 January - 25 March 2018

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Culture Shifts: Local

6 October - 22 December 2017

Past Exhibitions

Finding Fangorn

26 October - 26 November 2017

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Who We Are

22 June - 26 June 2017

Past Exhibitions

OPEN 3: AFFECTING CHANGE

7 July - 17 September 2017

Past Exhibitions

Tate Exchange Liverpool

27 November - 29 November 2016

Past Exhibitions

Jerwood/Photoworks Awards 2015

28 October - 18 December 2016

Wall Work

40 Years of Open Eye Gallery: 1977-2017

5 January 2017

Past Exhibitions

North: Identity, Photography, Fashion

6 January - 19 March 2017

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Culture Shifts: Global

7 April - 18 June 2017

Culture Shifts

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

9 October 2016

Projects Culture Shifts

Toxteth

9 October 2016

Culture Shifts

Positive Changes at The Atkinson

9 October 2016

Culture Shifts

Kirkby

9 October 2016

Projects Culture Shifts

St Helens

9 October 2016

Culture Shifts

Exhibition: Halton

9 October 2016

Projects Culture Shifts

Wirral: Another Language/ In The Pink Room

9 October 2016

Culture Shifts

Animator Training

9 October 2016

Past Exhibitions

Liverpool Biennial 2016

9 July - 16 October 2016

Past Exhibitions

Walter & Zoniel: Spectra

9 July - 16 October 2016

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Tromarama

9 July - 31 July 2016

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Telling Tales

6 July - 11 July 2016

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Collected Possibilities

15 June - 19 June 2016

Past Exhibitions

Open 2: Pieces of You

15 April - 5 June 2016

Past Exhibitions

Flat Death: Edgar Martins & Jordan Baseman

15 January - 3 April 2016

Past Exhibitions

Edith Tudor-Hart: Quiet Radicalism

2 March - 29 April 2013

Past Exhibitions

Mishka Henner: Precious Commodities

2 March - 29 April 2013

Past Exhibitions

A Lecture Upon The Shadow

7 December - 17 February 2013

Past Exhibitions

Kohei Yoshiyuki: Liverpool Biennial 2012

15 September - 25 November 2012

Past Exhibitions

E. Chambre Hardman

7 December - 17 February 2013

Past Exhibitions

Mark Morrisroe: Liverpool Biennial 2012

15 September - 25 November 2012

Past Exhibitions

Sinta Tantra – Together, Yet Forever Apart: Liverpool Biennial 2012

1 September - 1 January 2014

Past Exhibitions

Still Outside (Or Unexplained)

22 June - 2 September 2012

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MISHKA HENNER: PRECIOUS COMMODITIES

MISHKA HENNER: PRECIOUS COMMODITIES

Mishka Henner: Precious Commodities

2 March - 29 April 2013

Born in Brussels in 1976, Manchester-based Mishka Henner’s work explores and subverts the value of photography in today’s media-saturated world. His images derive from a multitude of sources – the Internet, satellite imagery and television, as well as the precious canon of photography, calling to question the idea of authorship and challenging traditional associations of photography through a singular viewpoint.

Henner’s exhibition in the main galleries at Open Eye Gallery presents new work exhibited for the first time – Levelland Oil Field  and Feedlots (2012-2013). For these works Henner has captured meticulously detailed aerial photographs of immense cattle feedlot farms and oil and gas fields in the US, seamlessly compositing multiple images together to create ultra-high definition images which are printed large format.

The exhibition also presents Henner’s controversial new work Less Américains (2012) in which Henner erases Robert Frank’s highly influential 1958 bookLes Américains (considered by many to be the ‘bible’ of American photography). Less Américains is shown alongside a number of other works which investigate the photo book as a form, such as Photography Is (2010-2013) which collects thousands of found phrases beginning with the words “Photography is” from a wealth of sources including books, technical manuals, blogs, newspapers and scientific journals.

Click here to explore Open Eye Gallery’s online resource featuring items and discussion relating to key themes within Henner’s work.

Born in Brussels in 1976, Manchester-based Mishka Henner’s work explores and subverts the value of photography in today’s media-saturated world. His images derive from a multitude of sources – the Internet, satellite imagery and television, as well as the precious canon of photography, calling to question the idea of authorship and challenging traditional associations of photography through a singular viewpoint.

Henner’s exhibition in the main galleries at Open Eye Gallery presents new work exhibited for the first time – Levelland Oil Field  and Feedlots (2012-2013). For these works Henner has captured meticulously detailed aerial photographs of immense cattle feedlot farms and oil and gas fields in the US, seamlessly compositing multiple images together to create ultra-high definition images which are printed large format.

The exhibition also presents Henner’s controversial new work Less Américains (2012) in which Henner erases Robert Frank’s highly influential 1958 bookLes Américains (considered by many to be the ‘bible’ of American photography). Less Américains is shown alongside a number of other works which investigate the photo book as a form, such as Photography Is (2010-2013) which collects thousands of found phrases beginning with the words “Photography is” from a wealth of sources including books, technical manuals, blogs, newspapers and scientific journals.

Click here to explore Open Eye Gallery’s online resource featuring items and discussion relating to key themes within Henner’s work.

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