Exhibitions Main Exhibition

Liverpool Biennial 2021: The Stomach and the Port

19 April - 6 June 2021

Picturing England’s High Streets: Prescot

7 April 2021

Picturing England’s High Street: Chester

7 April 2021

Exhibitions

Reclaim The City: Suzanne St Clare

8 April 2021

Events

First Light Spotlight: Parallel Histories

11 May 2021

Events

First Light Spotlight: After Nature

27 April 2021

Events

First Light Spotlight: Unearthly Matter

13 April 2021

Exhibitions

Hanging out: Interviews

23 March - 5 April 2021

Exhibitions

Digital Window Gallery: Independents Biennial

18 March - 6 June 2021

Past Events

First Light Spotlight: Corrupted Archives

30 March 2021

Past Events

First Light Spotlight – Connecting new photography with writing

16 March 2021

Past Events

OPEN ROOMS #11: ON THE CORNERS OF ARGYLE AND GLENWOOD – PHOTOBOOK IN COLLABORATION

11 March 2021

Freelance Photographer in Residence Position

23 February 2021

Family Page

23 February 2021

About Alternative Lens

23 February 2021

Projects

Introducing Energy House

23 February 2021

Past Events

Open Rooms #10: All Dressed Up With Nowhere To Go

25 February 2021

The Course

12 February 2021

Past Events

PLATFORM ISSUE 3: HOPE

12 February 2021

Events

OPEN CALL: THE STORY OF LIVERPOOL THROUGH ITS TREES

1 January - 30 April 2021

Events

OPEN CALL: HOMETOWNS

11 February - 31 March 2021

Events

WHAT WE DO IN LOCKDOWN

5 January 2021

HYPERTEXT: Books Beyond Bars – Felix McNulty in conversation with Sarah Jane Baker

28 November 2020

HYPERTEXT: Ruth White – The Role of the Photobook in Representing the British Working Classes

28 November 2020

HYPERTEXT: Yasmine Akim ‘Decolonise art schools & showcase the agency of marginalised people’

28 November 2020

HYPERTEXT: Jason Evans – Sound & Vision

28 November 2020

HYPERTEXT: ROOT-ed Zine – Our Experience of Navigating through Arts and Media as People of Colour

28 November 2020

HYPERTEXT: Present and Continuous Q&A with Liz Wewiora and the Many Hands Craft Collective

28 November 2020

HYPERTEXT: Rose Nordin of OOMK in conversation with Kerol Izwan of Musotrees

28 November 2020

HYPERTEXT: Jade Montserrat in conversation with Nikita Gill

28 November 2020

HYPERTEXT: Sam Hutchinson in conversation with Aram Sabbah of Skatepal

28 November 2020

Get Involved: The Story of Liverpool Through Its Trees

24 November 2020

Past Events

Home Turf: Fans, Foodbanks and Photography

17 December 2020

Past Events

Scottie Press: Digital Residency

7 December - 11 December 2020

Past Events

Tell It Like It Is: Ian Clegg and Laura Robertson in Conversation

20 November 2020

Exhibitions

VR: L— A City Through Its People

5 November - 7 March 2020

Exhibitions Past Exhibitions

Peer to Peer HK/UK — Lee Wing Ki: Night Walk (an excerpt)

16 November - 30 November 2020

Past Exhibitions

Peer to Peer: UK / HK

11 November 2020

Exhibitions Past Exhibitions

Watch: Liverpool Slavery Virtual Tour

27 October 2020

A Message From Open Eye Gallery: Covid-19 Update

2 November 2020

Exhibitions

VR — The New West

30 October 2020

Past Exhibitions

TO BE FRANK

30 October - 15 November 2020

Past Exhibitions

THE LIVES WE LEAD

28 October - 11 November 2020

Past Events Past Exhibitions

Love Is An Action: Black History Panel

29 October 2020

Projects Past Exhibitions

VR — The Time We Call Our Own

3 September 2020

Past Exhibitions

Exhibition: L— A City Through Its People

5 November - 7 March 2021

Projects

Harold Offeh — When Was The Time I Could Call My Own?

15 October 2020

Projects

Mirjam Wirz — Sonidero City

8 October 2020

Projects

Open Rooms #9 Access to Art: Who is art for? (w/ Mike Pinnington and Larry Achiampong)

13 October 2020

Projects

PLATFORM ISSUE 2: THE NEW NORMAL

7 October 2020

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Home Turf: Fans, Foodbanks and Photography

17 DECEMBER, 6:30PM, LIVESTREAMED TO TWITCH

REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE HERE

In Gallery 1 of L— A City Through Its People, RED by Emma Case introduces us to the pride and glory of being part of the Liverpool football family. In this event, Emma Case, alongside panellists Jacqui McAssey and Ian Byrne, will discuss the importance of archiving fan cultures and the influence these communities can have in shaping a city. The panellists will explore who is represented in footie fandom and what football fan activism can look like. 

Panellists:

Emma Case is a photographer specialising in projects that explore home, memory and place, focusing particularly on nostalgia and the everyday. Case is interested in working with individuals and communities, working collectively, and building real relationships over time. Collecting photographs, stories and documenting change. She is the daughter of Liverpool legend Jimmy Case and the founder of The RED Archive, a community project collecting and sharing Liverpool fans’ personal photos and stories. She is also currently an Artist-in-Residence with Open Eye Gallery working with a local community group in Liverpool on a process-led photography project.

Jacqui McAssey works at the forefront of a new wave of female fan-centric publications and initiatives. Her GIRLFANS project is intended to give female football supporters visibility and a sense of belonging in football culture. Since 2013 she has used photography and the traditional football fanzine as its platform, documenting the diverse fans of the English and Scottish Premier Leagues and the English Football League.

Ian Byrne is the Labour MP for Liverpool, West Derby. He is the co-founder of Fans Supporting Foodbanks, a joint initiative between Liverpool F.C. and Everton F.C. supporters to tackle food poverty in Liverpool. Since founding in 2015, FSF has steered football fan activism towards providing a quarter of all food donations to North Liverpool food banks.

“RED is about holding those memories of being a kid and going to your first game, heading off on a coach with your mates on a week-long trip to Rome. It’s the energy and colour of Walton Breck Road when walking up on match day, or fighting back tears whenever things might be tough and you hear the Kop roar ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’. It’s memories and nostalgia. It’s collecting and sharing. Not just looking at what happened, but more about how it felt when you were there.” — Emma Case

Image: Christopher Wood by Emma Case, RED

17 DECEMBER, 6:30PM, LIVESTREAMED TO TWITCH

REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE HERE

In Gallery 1 of L— A City Through Its People, RED by Emma Case introduces us to the pride and glory of being part of the Liverpool football family. In this event, Emma Case, alongside panellists Jacqui McAssey and Ian Byrne, will discuss the importance of archiving fan cultures and the influence these communities can have in shaping a city. The panellists will explore who is represented in footie fandom and what football fan activism can look like. 

Panellists:

Emma Case is a photographer specialising in projects that explore home, memory and place, focusing particularly on nostalgia and the everyday. Case is interested in working with individuals and communities, working collectively, and building real relationships over time. Collecting photographs, stories and documenting change. She is the daughter of Liverpool legend Jimmy Case and the founder of The RED Archive, a community project collecting and sharing Liverpool fans’ personal photos and stories. She is also currently an Artist-in-Residence with Open Eye Gallery working with a local community group in Liverpool on a process-led photography project.

Jacqui McAssey works at the forefront of a new wave of female fan-centric publications and initiatives. Her GIRLFANS project is intended to give female football supporters visibility and a sense of belonging in football culture. Since 2013 she has used photography and the traditional football fanzine as its platform, documenting the diverse fans of the English and Scottish Premier Leagues and the English Football League.

Ian Byrne is the Labour MP for Liverpool, West Derby. He is the co-founder of Fans Supporting Foodbanks, a joint initiative between Liverpool F.C. and Everton F.C. supporters to tackle food poverty in Liverpool. Since founding in 2015, FSF has steered football fan activism towards providing a quarter of all food donations to North Liverpool food banks.

“RED is about holding those memories of being a kid and going to your first game, heading off on a coach with your mates on a week-long trip to Rome. It’s the energy and colour of Walton Breck Road when walking up on match day, or fighting back tears whenever things might be tough and you hear the Kop roar ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’. It’s memories and nostalgia. It’s collecting and sharing. Not just looking at what happened, but more about how it felt when you were there.” — Emma Case

Image: Christopher Wood by Emma Case, RED

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