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WRITING, PHOTOGRAPHY & WELLBEING WORKSHOP: ‘HERE AND NOW 3’

13 August 2018

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THIS IS SHANGHAI, EARLY OPENING

15 August 2018

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THIS IS SHANGHAI, LATE OPENING

16 August 2018

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BOOK LAUNCH AND Q&A WITH PHOEBE KIELY ‘THEY WERE MY LANDSCAPE’

23 August 2018

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BOOK LAUNCH: ‘FOREST’ BY YAN WANG PRESTON

30 August 2018

Exhibitions

XU ZHEN: OPTIMIZING

13 July - 7 September 2018

Exhibitions

New Brighton Revisited

14 July - 25 August 2018

Past Exhibitions

HIDDEN WORLDS

14 July - 16 July 2018

Exhibitions

SEEING FUTURES: HUGH BAIRD PHOTOGRAPHY UNDERGRADUATES & ALUMNI

29 June 2018

Past Exhibitions

‘ELLESMERE PORT’ WHITBY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT EXHIBITION

22 June 2018

Future Exhibitions

Liverpool Biennial 2018: Beautiful World Where Are You?

14 July - 28 October 2018

Past Exhibitions

China Conversation

17 June 2018

Projects

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

Past Exhibitions

Ferry Folk

11 January - 25 March 2018

Projects Past Exhibitions

Culture Shifts: Local

6 October - 22 December 2017

Past Exhibitions

Finding Fangorn

26 October - 26 November 2017

Past Exhibitions

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

Projects Past Exhibitions

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

Past Exhibitions

Tromarama

9 July - 31 July 2016

Past Exhibitions

Telling Tales

6 July - 11 July 2016

Past Exhibitions

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

Past Exhibitions

Erwin Wurm: One Minute Sculptures

22 June - 2 September 2012

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对话中国

China Conversation

An exhibition on the outside walls of the gallery, curated by Sian Bonnell.

 

Here, we present fresh still and moving imagery from young photographers studying at four selected universities in China:  Nanjing University of the Arts, Dalian Medical University, Zheijiang Fashion Institute Ningbo and Wuhan Institute of Design.

Running through the work is a sense of enquiry into how we can approach the camera in different ways. The exhibition offers an overview of the concerns and interests of these new practitioners, giving a glimpse into different ways of seeing: from the commercial to the conceptual.

One question that many of the young photographers seem to be responding to is what exactly constitutes photography in the 21st century? The rise of smartphones and the ease of sharing images online has changed how we understand the nature of still and moving imagery.

To navigate this, photographers must continually question how pictures are consumed and shared today. It is an ongoing conversation,and here we show some of the voices within it.

Since 2014 I have been invited to exhibit new photographic work selected from sixteen UK universities for Pingyao International Photography Festival (PIP) in China. PIP is the oldest and largest photography festival of its kind and is held every year in September. Although the festival is fairly traditional in concept, its reach within China is enormous and I have been surprised and delighted each year by the responses provoked by our exhibitions.

It has been a pleasure to build strong relationships and trust with colleagues from Chinese Universities and I am so happy that we are able to showcase this tiny selection of emerging work from China here. It is fascinating to see versions of the same debates and issues that motivate UK students featuring in the work here, intertwined with approaches that are distinct to the culture of China: chinese painting for example, or the look and style of contemporary artists such as the late Ren Hang.

– Sian Bonnell, curator, April 2018

 

Supported by Manchester Metropolitan University and Manchester School of Art Research Centre

 

对话中国

我们在此向您呈现,由就读于四所一流中国大学的年轻摄影师们所带来的新作品.

通过对于作品的浏览会让人产生思考,我们如何以不同的方式去接触摄影. 此次展览旨在提供一个概述,有关于新从业者们的忧虑与利益,以及从不同视角看待由商业性至概念性的短暂体验.

有一个是年轻摄影师们一直以来都在面对的问题 —— 究竟是什么构成了21世纪的摄影?智能手机的崛起以及在线共享照片的方便快捷影响了人们对于定格画面与移动影像的本质理解

为了理解现状, 摄影师们必须不断探究在现今照片是如何被人使用以及共享的. 这是一场持续进行的对话, 在此我们向您呈现其中的部分见解.

策展人 – Sian Bonnell

An exhibition on the outside walls of the gallery, curated by Sian Bonnell.

 

Here, we present fresh still and moving imagery from young photographers studying at four selected universities in China:  Nanjing University of the Arts, Dalian Medical University, Zheijiang Fashion Institute Ningbo and Wuhan Institute of Design.

Running through the work is a sense of enquiry into how we can approach the camera in different ways. The exhibition offers an overview of the concerns and interests of these new practitioners, giving a glimpse into different ways of seeing: from the commercial to the conceptual.

One question that many of the young photographers seem to be responding to is what exactly constitutes photography in the 21st century? The rise of smartphones and the ease of sharing images online has changed how we understand the nature of still and moving imagery.

To navigate this, photographers must continually question how pictures are consumed and shared today. It is an ongoing conversation,and here we show some of the voices within it.

Since 2014 I have been invited to exhibit new photographic work selected from sixteen UK universities for Pingyao International Photography Festival (PIP) in China. PIP is the oldest and largest photography festival of its kind and is held every year in September. Although the festival is fairly traditional in concept, its reach within China is enormous and I have been surprised and delighted each year by the responses provoked by our exhibitions.

It has been a pleasure to build strong relationships and trust with colleagues from Chinese Universities and I am so happy that we are able to showcase this tiny selection of emerging work from China here. It is fascinating to see versions of the same debates and issues that motivate UK students featuring in the work here, intertwined with approaches that are distinct to the culture of China: chinese painting for example, or the look and style of contemporary artists such as the late Ren Hang.

– Sian Bonnell, curator, April 2018

 

Supported by Manchester Metropolitan University and Manchester School of Art Research Centre

 

对话中国

我们在此向您呈现,由就读于四所一流中国大学的年轻摄影师们所带来的新作品.

通过对于作品的浏览会让人产生思考,我们如何以不同的方式去接触摄影. 此次展览旨在提供一个概述,有关于新从业者们的忧虑与利益,以及从不同视角看待由商业性至概念性的短暂体验.

有一个是年轻摄影师们一直以来都在面对的问题 —— 究竟是什么构成了21世纪的摄影?智能手机的崛起以及在线共享照片的方便快捷影响了人们对于定格画面与移动影像的本质理解

为了理解现状, 摄影师们必须不断探究在现今照片是如何被人使用以及共享的. 这是一场持续进行的对话, 在此我们向您呈现其中的部分见解.

策展人 – Sian Bonnell

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