Events

Sustainability – Climate Change and the impact from Industry

17 May 2022

Open Source Exhibitions

Open Source #22: Bags For Life – Luke Saxon

1 May - 31 May 2022

Exhibitions Past Exhibitions

VR: LOOK Climate Lab 2022

13 January - 20 March 2022

Past Events

An evening with Maytree Poets

28 April 2022

Past Events Events

Recovery in Focus & Inside Stories

14 May 2022

Past Events

Homo Humour film screening & Q&A

7 May 2022

Events

Painting the Mersey in 17 Canvases Coast to Coast to Coast

21 May 2022

Exhibitions Open Source Exhibitions

Open Source #21: Ancestral Folk – Eunice Pais

1 April - 30 April 2022

Exhibitions Main Exhibition

Follow The River, Follow The Thread

1 April - 12 June 2022

Exhibitions

Saturday Girl About Town at Castlefield Gallery New Art Spaces: Wigan

28 January 2022

Past Exhibitions

WE

31 March - 1 May 2022

Past Events

Who Cares? – Symposium exploring the role of art & design in health & care

26 April 2022

Past Events

Socially Engaged Photography Network: North West regional meet up event ‘Co-authoring the Collection’ 

28 April 2022

HOPE COMMUNITY GARDEN/ FEEDING LIVERPOOL: REIMAGINING YOUR FUTURE FOOD NEIGHBOURHOOD

9 March 2022

SESSION 3: DERELICTION TO DELICIOUS

11 March 2022

PELOTON COOP: JOY RIDE

18 March 2022

Exhibitions

DIGITAL WINDOW GALLERY: Grow Your Own

23 February - 20 March 2022

Taking Root Bootle – Growing on the Streets: Involving local residents In greening up public spaces

10 March 2022

Liverpool Food Growers Network: Panel Discussion

12 March 2022

Past Events

ECOSYSTEM 2: OPEN CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

19 February - 20 March 2022

SCOUSE FLOWERHOUSE

2 March - 5 March 2022

Session 3: Windowsill Growing with Croxteth Community Garden

12 March 2022

Taster Menu

11 March 2022

Session 2: Dereliction to delicious

11 March 2022

Session 2: Introduction to beekeeping

11 March 2022

Session 1: Dereliction to delicious

11 March 2022

Session 1: Introduction to Beekeeping

11 March 2022

Session 2: Windowsill Growing with Croxteth Community Garden

10 March 2022

Session 2: Relax and Grow

10 March 2022

Session 1: Windowsill Growing with Croxteth Community Garden

10 March 2022

Session 1: Relax and Grow

10 March 2022

Compost Works – An Introduction into Composting

9 March 2022

Hope Community Garden/ Feeding Liverpool: Reimagining your Future Food Neighbourhood

9 March 2022

Liverpool Food Growers Network: Rethinking our Food System

9 March - 12 March 2022

Exhibitions Past Exhibitions

VR: NOVUS: Restricted Views – Creative Outlooks

1 December - 12 December 2021

Exhibitions Past Exhibitions

VR: Collective Matters

1 October - 12 December 2021

Exhibitions

Digital Window Gallery: On the Brink

27 January - 19 March 2022

Exhibitions Open Source Exhibitions

Open Source #20: Matt Dunne

9 February - 28 February 2022

Arts Groupie Workshops

26 February - 19 March 2022

TREE: Live Storytelling Session

19 March 2022

Horti-Culture Sharing Sessions with Arts Groupie and Incredible Edible

19 March - 9 March 2022

Liver Bird Safari with Arts Groupie

26 February - 26 February 2022

Past Events

Shop the Look Project with Emma Summerscales Open studio

11 February 2022

Mersey Green Map

4 February - 14 March 2022

Climate Cafés

26 January - 9 March 2022

Growing Sudley CIC: Nature’s Apothecary Workshops

23 January - 6 March 2022

Cyanotype Workshop with Edd Carr

25 February 2022

Read Now Write Now: Climate Champions Writing Workshops

30 January - 17 March 2022

Hope and Fear

25 January - 30 March 2022

Past Events

Peloton Liverpool Cooperative

16 February - 18 February 2022

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Follow The River, Follow The Thread

1 April - 12 June 2022

Follow The River, Follow The Thread

Africa and Sustainable Futures

Climate change solutions require both local and global perspectives. This exhibition brings together three photography projects from the African continent offering views on a changing world alongside ways of creating or contributing towards a more sustainable future. They are a way of showing what the future may hold for us and how we can prepare ourselves for the impacts of climate change. In recognising work being done elsewhere, in seeing what sustainable ideas can be adapted and used, we can see how to actively learn from others and value the role that photography plays in sharing this knowledge.

In Gallery 1, Etinosa Yvonne’s series of diptychs commissioned by WaterAid show us everyday routines of sourcing clean water. The male water carriers have set a precedent for taking on this role, a break from the traditional association of women and girls as responsible for fetching water. While it may seem to be a process far removed from our lives here, it shows the flexibility we must have to move through a changing world. 

The Slum Studio share the process of creating new garments from global clothes waste in Gallery 2. The influx of discarded, second hand clothes from charities in the West have inundated Accra. Through creativity and reimagining the potential of this material, Slum Studio have reworked, renewed, restored the life cycle of these clothes.

In Gallery 3, Dillon Marsh introduces us to the five zones of vegetation on the Rwenzori Mountains, which translates to “rain maker”. Forty-three glaciers were recorded in this area when it was first surveyed in 1906, now less than half that number remain. The warming climate and the shrinking number of glaciers directs us to think more clearly about the future and what else will be lost.

 

Images:

Left Image:
Cloth(ing) the Green by Kevin Kwabia, The Slum Studio, modelled by Yvette Tetteh
Right Image:
BE(ING) II by Keren Lasme, The Slum Studio, modelled by Tatiana Soson

Follow The River, Follow The Thread

Africa and Sustainable Futures

Climate change solutions require both local and global perspectives. This exhibition brings together three photography projects from the African continent offering views on a changing world alongside ways of creating or contributing towards a more sustainable future. They are a way of showing what the future may hold for us and how we can prepare ourselves for the impacts of climate change. In recognising work being done elsewhere, in seeing what sustainable ideas can be adapted and used, we can see how to actively learn from others and value the role that photography plays in sharing this knowledge.

In Gallery 1, Etinosa Yvonne’s series of diptychs commissioned by WaterAid show us everyday routines of sourcing clean water. The male water carriers have set a precedent for taking on this role, a break from the traditional association of women and girls as responsible for fetching water. While it may seem to be a process far removed from our lives here, it shows the flexibility we must have to move through a changing world. 

The Slum Studio share the process of creating new garments from global clothes waste in Gallery 2. The influx of discarded, second hand clothes from charities in the West have inundated Accra. Through creativity and reimagining the potential of this material, Slum Studio have reworked, renewed, restored the life cycle of these clothes.

In Gallery 3, Dillon Marsh introduces us to the five zones of vegetation on the Rwenzori Mountains, which translates to “rain maker”. Forty-three glaciers were recorded in this area when it was first surveyed in 1906, now less than half that number remain. The warming climate and the shrinking number of glaciers directs us to think more clearly about the future and what else will be lost.

 

Images:

Left Image:
Cloth(ing) the Green by Kevin Kwabia, The Slum Studio, modelled by Yvette Tetteh
Right Image:
BE(ING) II by Keren Lasme, The Slum Studio, modelled by Tatiana Soson

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