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29 May - 9 June 2024

Events

European Poetry Festival : Liverpool Camarade

6 July 2024

Events

Webinar: Socially Engaged Photography

22 May 2024

Exhibitions

JOURNEY TO EDEN @ DIGITAL WINDOW GALLERY

6 May - 12 May 2024

Past Events

MARRIAGE (IN)EQUALITY IN UKRAINE. Screening and a panel discussion

9 May 2024

Past Events

Casey Orr artist talk and SEPN North West meet-up

18 May 2024

Past Events

Poetry reading: Coast to Coast to Coast

11 May 2024

Exhibitions

National Pavilion of Ukraine @ Venice Biennale

20 April - 24 November 2024

Exhibitions

Open Source 28: Sam Patton – Room to Breathe @ Digital Window Gallery

10 April - 18 May 2024

Exhibitions

Forward, Together @ Wigan & Leigh Archives, Leigh Town Hall

23 March - 28 September 2024

Exhibitions

As She Likes It: Christine Beckett @ The Rainbow Tea Rooms, Chester

1 March - 30 June 2024

Exhibitions

Shifting Horizons @ Digital Window Gallery

27 March - 31 March 2024

PLATFORM: ISSUE 6

26 March 2024

Past Events

Saturday Town: Launch Event

10 April 2024

Exhibitions

Saturday Town

11 April - 19 May 2024

Past Events

PLATFORM: ZINE LAUNCH EVENT

21 March 2024

Home. Ukrainian Photography, UK Words: Tour

4 March - 28 February 2025

Exhibitions

Home: Ukrainian Photography, UK Words @ New Adelphi

4 March - 8 March 2024

Past Events

CREATIVE SOCIAL: IN THE ABSENCE OF FORMAL GROUND

2 March 2024

Exhibitions

We Feed The UK @ Exterior Walls

8 February - 31 March 2024

Past Events

Contrail Cirrus: the impact of aviation on climate change

7 March 2024

Exhibitions

Tree Story @ Liverpool ONE

16 February - 31 May 2024

Open Source #27: Saffron Lily – In The Absence of Formal Ground @ Digital Window Gallery

6 February - 31 March 2024

Past Events

Contemporary Photography from Ukraine: Symposium @University of Salford

4 March - 5 March 2024

Past Events

Is Anybody Listening? Symposium: Commissioning and Collecting Socially Engaged Photography

29 February 2024

Past Events

Different approaches: Artists working with scientists

15 February 2024

Past Events

LOOK Climate Lab 2024: All Events

18 January 2024

Exhibitions

Diesel & Dust @ Digital Window Gallery

18 January - 31 March 2024

Past Events

Tree Walks Of Sefton Park with Andrea Ku

21 January 2024

Past Events

Artists Remake the World by Vid Simoniti: Book Launch

31 January 2024

Past Events

Shift Liverpool Open Meeting

6 February 2024

Past Events

We Feed The UK Launch and LOOK Climate Lab 2024 Celebration

8 February 2024

Past Events

Cyanotype workshop with Melanie King

17 February 2024

Past Events

End of Empire: artist talk and discussion

22 February 2024

Past Events

Book Launch: What The Mine Gives, The Mine Takes

24 February 2024

Past Events

Local ecology in the post-industrial era: open discussion

14 March 2024

Past Events

Waterlands: creative writing workshop

23 March 2024

Past Events

Plant a seed. Seed sow and in conversation with Plot2Plate

16 March 2024

Past Events

Erosion: panel discussion

9 March 2024

Past Events

Waterlands: an evening of poetry and photographs

23 March 2024

Past Events

Force For Nature Exhibition

27 March - 28 March 2024

Voices of Nature: Interactive Performances

28 March 2024

Past Events

Sum of All Parts: Symposium

27 February 2024

Exhibitions Main Exhibition

LOOK Climate Lab 2024

18 January - 31 March 2024

Past Events

MA Socially engaged photography Open Day event

1 February 2023

Past Events

Tish: Special screening and Q&A

13 December 2023

Past Events

Book Launch: A Look At A New Perspective

23 November 2023

Past Events

Community workshops @ Ellesmere Port Library

6 November - 5 February 2024

Past Events

Book Launch: ‘544m’ By Kevin Crooks

30 November 2023

Past Exhibitions

Bernice Mulenga @ Open Eye Gallery Atrium Space

17 November - 17 December 2023

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LOOK Climate Lab 2024: All Events

LOOK Climate Lab is a biennial programme exploring how photography can be a relevant and powerful medium for talking about climate change. Starting from 18 January 2024, we’ll transform the gallery into a lab: bringing together researchers and artists to test their ideas and encouraging our audiences to discuss systematic changes needed for dealing with the climate crisis.

LOOK Climate Lab 2024 Events Programme

TREE WALK #1: WINTER TREES
21 JAN / 1 PM – 3 PM / SEFTON PARK
Join us through the changing seasons to explore the trees and species of Sefton Park with Andrea Ku

SHIFT LIVERPOOL OPEN MEETING
6 FEB / 2.30 PM – 4.30 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
An opportunity for the public to hear about what Liverpool’s cultural organisations are doing together to become more sustainable, and for artists and freelancers in the city to connect with the network.

LOOK CLIMATE LAB 2024 CELEBRATION AND WE FEED THE UK LAUNCH 
8 FEB / 6 PM – 8 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
Join us for a private view of the LOOK Climate Lab 2024 and We Feed The UK nationwide project launch, with music and poetry performances.

DIFFERENT APPROACHES: ARTISTS WORKING WITH SCIENTISTS 
15 FEB / 6 PM – 8 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
The artists and the scientists reflect on their different approaches to research, collaboration and engaging audiences with the subject of climate change.

CYANOTYPE WORKSHOP WITH MELANIE KING
17 FEB / 2 PM – 4 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
Learn how to make cyanotypes and tone them with sustainable botanical toners.

END OF EMPIRE: ARTIST TALK AND DISCUSSION 
22 FEB / 6 PM – 8 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
An engaging discussion on expanded photography and the (hauntological) potential of AI.

BOOK LAUNCH: WHAT THE MINE GIVES, THE MINE TAKES 
24 FEB / 2 PM – 4 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
A journey to decipher the hidden predatory logic within the mechanisms of gold mining exploitation  and the resulting socio-ecological devastation in the Guayana and Venezuela’s Amazon regions.

CONTRAIL CIRRUS
7 MAR / 6 PM – 8 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
An open discussion on the impact of aviation on climate change, with a particular focus on the effects of contrail cirrus.

EROSION: PANEL DISCUSSION 
9 MAR / 2 PM – 4 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
Can post conflict waste be reused, recycled and more importantly reduced, can we recover and learn? Specifically, how does the unique rubble beach at Crosby continue to affect our natural coastal environment?

LOCAL ECOLOGY IN THE POST-INDUSTRIAL ERA: OPEN DISCUSSION 
14 MAR / 6 PM – 8 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
How art, science and their intertwining allow us to come to a deeper understanding and appreciation of our natural environment.

PLANT A SEED. SEED SOW AND IN CONVERSATION WITH PLOT2PLATE 
16 MAR / 2 PM – 4 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
Making your own plant pot from newspaper and sowing your own kale plant.

TREE WALK #3: EARLY SPRING 
SUNDAY 17 MAR / 1–3PM / SEFTON PARK
Join us through the changing seasons to explore the trees and species of Sefton Park.

WATERLANDS: CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP 
23 MAR / 3 PM – 6 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
Join us for an afternoon workshop exploring eco-poetry and creative writing.

WATERLANDS: AN EVENING OF POETRY AND PHOTOGRAPHS
23 MAR / 6 PM – 8 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
Join us for an evening of nature poetry and photographs, exploring the Mersey and Alt rivers.

FORCE FOR NATURE EXHIBITION 
27 MAR; 12 PM – 5 PM / 28 MAR; 10 AM – 4 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
Compose music through touching trees and listen to an immersive soundscape.

TREE WALK #4: MID SPRING
SUNDAY 21 APRIL / 1–3PM / SEFTON PARK

TREE WALK #5: CITIZEN SCIENCE
MONDAY 20 MAY / 6–7.30PM / SEFTON PARK

Image: Rob Battersby

 

 

LOOK Climate Lab is a biennial programme exploring how photography can be a relevant and powerful medium for talking about climate change. Starting from 18 January 2024, we’ll transform the gallery into a lab: bringing together researchers and artists to test their ideas and encouraging our audiences to discuss systematic changes needed for dealing with the climate crisis.

LOOK Climate Lab 2024 Events Programme

TREE WALK #1: WINTER TREES
21 JAN / 1 PM – 3 PM / SEFTON PARK
Join us through the changing seasons to explore the trees and species of Sefton Park with Andrea Ku

SHIFT LIVERPOOL OPEN MEETING
6 FEB / 2.30 PM – 4.30 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
An opportunity for the public to hear about what Liverpool’s cultural organisations are doing together to become more sustainable, and for artists and freelancers in the city to connect with the network.

LOOK CLIMATE LAB 2024 CELEBRATION AND WE FEED THE UK LAUNCH 
8 FEB / 6 PM – 8 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
Join us for a private view of the LOOK Climate Lab 2024 and We Feed The UK nationwide project launch, with music and poetry performances.

DIFFERENT APPROACHES: ARTISTS WORKING WITH SCIENTISTS 
15 FEB / 6 PM – 8 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
The artists and the scientists reflect on their different approaches to research, collaboration and engaging audiences with the subject of climate change.

CYANOTYPE WORKSHOP WITH MELANIE KING
17 FEB / 2 PM – 4 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
Learn how to make cyanotypes and tone them with sustainable botanical toners.

END OF EMPIRE: ARTIST TALK AND DISCUSSION 
22 FEB / 6 PM – 8 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
An engaging discussion on expanded photography and the (hauntological) potential of AI.

BOOK LAUNCH: WHAT THE MINE GIVES, THE MINE TAKES 
24 FEB / 2 PM – 4 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
A journey to decipher the hidden predatory logic within the mechanisms of gold mining exploitation  and the resulting socio-ecological devastation in the Guayana and Venezuela’s Amazon regions.

CONTRAIL CIRRUS
7 MAR / 6 PM – 8 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
An open discussion on the impact of aviation on climate change, with a particular focus on the effects of contrail cirrus.

EROSION: PANEL DISCUSSION 
9 MAR / 2 PM – 4 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
Can post conflict waste be reused, recycled and more importantly reduced, can we recover and learn? Specifically, how does the unique rubble beach at Crosby continue to affect our natural coastal environment?

LOCAL ECOLOGY IN THE POST-INDUSTRIAL ERA: OPEN DISCUSSION 
14 MAR / 6 PM – 8 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
How art, science and their intertwining allow us to come to a deeper understanding and appreciation of our natural environment.

PLANT A SEED. SEED SOW AND IN CONVERSATION WITH PLOT2PLATE 
16 MAR / 2 PM – 4 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
Making your own plant pot from newspaper and sowing your own kale plant.

TREE WALK #3: EARLY SPRING 
SUNDAY 17 MAR / 1–3PM / SEFTON PARK
Join us through the changing seasons to explore the trees and species of Sefton Park.

WATERLANDS: CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP 
23 MAR / 3 PM – 6 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
Join us for an afternoon workshop exploring eco-poetry and creative writing.

WATERLANDS: AN EVENING OF POETRY AND PHOTOGRAPHS
23 MAR / 6 PM – 8 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
Join us for an evening of nature poetry and photographs, exploring the Mersey and Alt rivers.

FORCE FOR NATURE EXHIBITION 
27 MAR; 12 PM – 5 PM / 28 MAR; 10 AM – 4 PM / OPEN EYE GALLERY
Compose music through touching trees and listen to an immersive soundscape.

TREE WALK #4: MID SPRING
SUNDAY 21 APRIL / 1–3PM / SEFTON PARK

TREE WALK #5: CITIZEN SCIENCE
MONDAY 20 MAY / 6–7.30PM / SEFTON PARK

Image: Rob Battersby

 

 

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