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Return To Nature

30 July 2021

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VR: First Light New Northern Graduates Exhibition

22 May - 4 July 2021

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We Are Nature

30 July - 14 August 2021

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Liverpool Arab Arts Festival — Jessica El Mal: Grounds For Concern

16 July - 15 August 2021

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Digital Window Gallery: Who We Are

8 July - 31 July 2021

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Whose Land Is It?

8 July - 19 September 2021

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9 June - 13 June 2021

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23 June - 27 June 2021

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16 June - 20 June 2021

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First Light: Photography Writing Now – Tilt Launch Party

9 July 2021

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OPEN ROOMS #14: Separated Together

24 June 2021

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23 June - 27 June 2021

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9 June - 13 June 2021

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16 June - 20 June 2021

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Digital Window Gallery: HOMETOWNS

10 June 2021

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10 June - 20 June 2021

LightNight 2021: Play

21 May 2021

Heavy Gardening Art Trail Photowalk

21 May 2021

OPEN ROOMS #13: A BALKAN JOURNEY WITH CHRIS LESLIE

17 June 2021

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First Light New Northern Graduates Exhibition

22 May 2021

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3 June 2021

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First Light Spotlight: Interior Tension

22 June 2021

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First Light Spotlight: Networked Beings

8 June 2021

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First Light Spotlight: Things Are Strange

25 May 2021

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OPEN ROOMS #12: INDEPENDENTS BIENNIAL

6 May 2021

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19 May - 6 June 2021

Picturing England’s High Streets: Prescot

7 April 2021

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7 April 2021

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8 April 2021

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11 May 2021

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27 April 2021

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First Light Spotlight: Unearthly Matter

13 April 2021

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23 March - 5 April 2021

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18 March - 6 June 2021

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First Light Spotlight: Corrupted Archives

30 March 2021

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First Light Spotlight – Connecting new photography with writing

16 March 2021

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11 March 2021

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23 February 2021

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23 February 2021

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23 February 2021

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23 February 2021

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25 February 2021

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12 February 2021

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12 February 2021

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1 January - 30 April 2021

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OPEN CALL: HOMETOWNS

11 February - 31 March 2021

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5 January 2021

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28 November 2020

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28 November 2020

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Home Turf: Fans, Foodbanks and Photography

17 DECEMBER, 6:30PM, LIVESTREAMED TO TWITCH

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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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