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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

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XU ZHEN: OPTIMIZING

13 July - 7 September 2018

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New Brighton Revisited

14 July - 25 August 2018

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HIDDEN WORLDS

14 July - 16 July 2018

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SEEING FUTURES: HUGH BAIRD PHOTOGRAPHY UNDERGRADUATES & ALUMNI

29 June 2018

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‘ELLESMERE PORT’ WHITBY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT EXHIBITION

22 June 2018

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Liverpool Biennial 2018: Beautiful World Where Are You?

14 July - 28 October 2018

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China Conversation

17 June 2018

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MA Course Brief

1 September 2018

Main Exhibition

Our North

28 March - 30 March 2018

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Snapshot to WeChat: A Migration of Identity

6 April - 17 June 2018

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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

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Finding Fangorn

26 October - 26 November 2017

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Who We Are

22 June - 26 June 2017

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OPEN 3: AFFECTING CHANGE

7 July - 17 September 2017

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Tate Exchange Liverpool

27 November - 29 November 2016

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Jerwood/Photoworks Awards 2015

28 October - 18 December 2016

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40 Years of Open Eye Gallery: 1977-2017

5 January 2017

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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

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Toxteth

9 October 2016

Culture Shifts

Positive Changes at The Atkinson

9 October 2016

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Kirkby

9 October 2016

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St Helens

9 October 2016

Culture Shifts

Exhibition: Halton

9 October 2016

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Wirral: Another Language/ In The Pink Room

9 October 2016

Culture Shifts

Animator Training

9 October 2016

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Liverpool Biennial 2016

9 July - 16 October 2016

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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

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Open 2: Pieces of You

15 April - 5 June 2016

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Flat Death: Edgar Martins & Jordan Baseman

15 January - 3 April 2016

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Edith Tudor-Hart: Quiet Radicalism

2 March - 29 April 2013

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Mishka Henner: Precious Commodities

2 March - 29 April 2013

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A Lecture Upon The Shadow

7 December - 17 February 2013

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Kohei Yoshiyuki: Liverpool Biennial 2012

15 September - 25 November 2012

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E. Chambre Hardman

7 December - 17 February 2013

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Mark Morrisroe: Liverpool Biennial 2012

15 September - 25 November 2012

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

1 September - 1 January 2014

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Still Outside (Or Unexplained)

22 June - 2 September 2012

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Erwin Wurm: One Minute Sculptures

22 June - 2 September 2012

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POSITIVE CHANGES

Positive Changes at The Atkinson

9 September – 30 October 2017

 

The Atkinson, Southport

 

Positive Changes is the result of a 9 month collaborative project that brought young people from across Sefton borough together to create photo stories reflecting on their identity, interests and lives. The project was led by North West based photographer Colin McPherson.

Each of the Sefton Youth Voice images represent a key topic under the recent ‘Make Your Mark – Curriculum to prepare us for life’ campaign, a national youth parliament initiative for young people to speak out about the major concerns for their generation. Topics range from mental health and cyber bullying to body image, effects of media, sexual health and politics.

New Beginnings focused their imagery around gender discrimination, stereotyping and identity associated with the LGBTQ+ community. It was crucial to the group that their images reflected the journey of these young people’s lives as they seek to find their own place within today’s society.

The project exists as an exhibition here at the Atkinson as well as a series of limited edition postcards.

Positive Changes is part of wider programme, Culture Shifts, which covers seven areas of the Liverpool City Region. Communities co-author photo stories showing their identity, interests and lives to inspire, surprise and even challenge a wider audience.

We would like to thank all of the young people, Rob and Sue from the Targeted Youth Prevention team and Colin McPherson for all their hard work in making this project a reality.

This project has been delivered in partnership with Open Eye Gallery, The Atkinson and Sefton Council. It has been supported by the Strategic Touring Fund, Arts Council England.

9 September – 30 October 2017

 

The Atkinson, Southport

 

Positive Changes is the result of a 9 month collaborative project that brought young people from across Sefton borough together to create photo stories reflecting on their identity, interests and lives. The project was led by North West based photographer Colin McPherson.

Each of the Sefton Youth Voice images represent a key topic under the recent ‘Make Your Mark – Curriculum to prepare us for life’ campaign, a national youth parliament initiative for young people to speak out about the major concerns for their generation. Topics range from mental health and cyber bullying to body image, effects of media, sexual health and politics.

New Beginnings focused their imagery around gender discrimination, stereotyping and identity associated with the LGBTQ+ community. It was crucial to the group that their images reflected the journey of these young people’s lives as they seek to find their own place within today’s society.

The project exists as an exhibition here at the Atkinson as well as a series of limited edition postcards.

Positive Changes is part of wider programme, Culture Shifts, which covers seven areas of the Liverpool City Region. Communities co-author photo stories showing their identity, interests and lives to inspire, surprise and even challenge a wider audience.

We would like to thank all of the young people, Rob and Sue from the Targeted Youth Prevention team and Colin McPherson for all their hard work in making this project a reality.

This project has been delivered in partnership with Open Eye Gallery, The Atkinson and Sefton Council. It has been supported by the Strategic Touring Fund, Arts Council England.

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