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Launching LOOK Photo Biennial 2024: Beyond Sight

27 June 2024

Coming Soon. LOOK Photo Biennial 2024: Beyond Sight

28 June - 1 September 2024

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FIRE IT UP FUND FUNDEES ANNOUNCED

13 June 2024

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LAF X OPEN EYE GALLERY: PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION LAUNCH

4 June 2024

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Home Tour @ Rochdale

6 June - 12 July 2024

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Photography Workshop: Birkenhead

30 June 2024

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Photography Workshop: St Helens

23 June 2024

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Photography Workshop: Runcorn

16 June 2024

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Photography Workshop: Liverpool City Centre

15 June 2024

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Photography Workshop: Bootle

9 June 2024

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Photography Workshop: Huyton

1 June 2024

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Everyone is Moving – Your Journeys, Your Neighbourhoods @ Atrium Space

4 June - 30 June 2024

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European Poetry Festival : Liverpool Camarade

6 July 2024

Bonds / Ripples

29 May - 9 June 2024

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Webinar: Socially Engaged Photography

22 May 2024

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JOURNEY TO EDEN @ DIGITAL WINDOW GALLERY

6 May - 12 May 2024

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

9 May 2024

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Casey Orr artist talk and SEPN North West meet-up

18 May 2024

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Poetry reading: Coast to Coast to Coast

11 May 2024

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National Pavilion of Ukraine @ Venice Biennale

20 April - 24 November 2024

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

10 April - 18 May 2024

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

23 March - 28 September 2024

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

1 March - 30 June 2024

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Shifting Horizons @ Digital Window Gallery

27 March - 31 March 2024

PLATFORM: ISSUE 6

26 March 2024

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Saturday Town: Launch Event

10 April 2024

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Saturday Town

11 April - 19 May 2024

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PLATFORM: ZINE LAUNCH EVENT

21 March 2024

Home. Ukrainian Photography, UK Words: Tour

4 March - 28 February 2025

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Home: Ukrainian Photography, UK Words @ New Adelphi

4 March - 8 March 2024

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CREATIVE SOCIAL: IN THE ABSENCE OF FORMAL GROUND

2 March 2024

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We Feed The UK @ Exterior Walls

8 February - 31 March 2024

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Contrail Cirrus: the impact of aviation on climate change

7 March 2024

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Tree Story @ Liverpool ONE

16 February - 30 June 2024

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

6 February - 31 March 2024

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Contemporary Photography from Ukraine: Symposium @University of Salford

4 March - 5 March 2024

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

29 February 2024

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Different approaches: Artists working with scientists

15 February 2024

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LOOK Climate Lab 2024: All Events

18 January 2024

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Diesel & Dust @ Digital Window Gallery

18 January - 31 March 2024

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Tree Walks Of Sefton Park with Andrea Ku

21 January 2024

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Artists Remake the World by Vid Simoniti: Book Launch

31 January 2024

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Shift Liverpool Open Meeting

6 February 2024

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We Feed The UK Launch and LOOK Climate Lab 2024 Celebration

8 February 2024

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End of Empire: artist talk and discussion

22 February 2024

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Cyanotype workshop with Melanie King

17 February 2024

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Book Launch: What The Mine Gives, The Mine Takes

24 February 2024

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Local ecology in the post-industrial era: open discussion

14 March 2024

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Waterlands: creative writing workshop

23 March 2024

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Plant a seed. Seed sow and in conversation with Plot2Plate

16 March 2024

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LAF X OPEN EYE GALLERY: PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION LAUNCH

TUESDAY 4 JUNE 4 / 5–7PM

FREE, REGISTER HERE

 

Join us for the opening night of the ‘Everyone is Moving – Your Journeys, Your Neighbourhoods’. The night will include a prize giving, an opportunity to look around the works and a drinks reception.

Open Eye Gallery and Liverpool Architecture Festival 2024 have partnered to facilitate a free-to-enter photography competition. Photographers of all abilities and backgrounds entered the free competition to interpret ‘Everyone is Moving – Your Journeys, Your Neighbourhoods’ using any medium from mobile phone cameras to DSLR and film, to capture the unique character of the diverse neighbourhoods of the Liverpool City Region, focusing on architecture and the built environment.

Event Details:

Tuesday 4th June

17:00 – Doors open

17:15 – Introduction by the LAF and Open Eye Gallery

17:30 – Prize Giving

17:45 – Gallery viewing + drinks reception

19:00 – Event finishes

The overall winner is Sam Jones with the photographic project titled ‘The Streets of Liverpool’.

The Streets of Liverpool’ is a project born from my desire to create compelling and lasting images of the city and how it looks today for the generations to come. My aim is to document the everyday scenes and stories unique to those particular areas (of the city) and create visual time capsules for the years to come. Turning my camera away from the glamour of Liverpool’s historic town centre, I wanted to photograph the areas deep within the community, which I would describe as proper Liverpool.

The parts of Liverpool I choose to photograph are for me very under imagined parts of the city but contain more of Liverpool’s story and are filled with the character, warmth and undeniable spirit so closely associated with my hometown. It has always been so compelling for me to see how the people of these communities communicate their feelings through the streets they call home; shaping their neighbourhoods through a shared sense of culture, political ideologies, arts and everyday struggles. So many of the crumbling buildings and structures at the focal point of my images are tragically emblematic of the hardships felt by so many in the city. Although I hope these images have a powerful impact on the viewer of today, it is their importance in the future, as the landscape of Liverpool grows and alters that is the driving force behind this project.’ – Sam Jones

The 2nd place was awarded to Daniel Frost with the photographic project titled ‘What we’ve been left with’ and the 3rd place Gary Williams Smith with the photographic project titled, ‘Life in the gaps’. Amy Sanderson, with the project titled ‘Widnes Town Centre’, and Benard Piercy were awarded honourable mentions.

The winning and honourable mentions entries will be exhibited in Open Eye Gallery’s covered atrium space and Digital Window Gallery.

The judging panel consisted of Kudzai (EDI Expert, Activist, Architectural Designer, Educator & former LAF Committee Member), and Declan Connolly (Talent and Design Coordinator, Open Eye Gallery) and Gerry Proctor, MBE (Chair of Engage Liverpool CIC). The submissions were judged blindly (without any entrant details) on the criteria of the; impact of the sequence and the story it tells, the composition of the frames and overall presentation, the creativity and style in response to the brief, how successful the photographs represent the theme of ‘Neighbourhoods’, how successful the theme of ‘Neighbourhoods’ relates to architecture and the built environment and how successful the photographs capture the unique and diverse neighbourhood of the Liverpool City Region.

Liverpool Architecture Festival 2024 (#LAF24) returns this June 1-30th, with over 100 free-to-attend events planned throughout the Liverpool City Region run by Liverpool Architecture Foundation CIC. Building on previous successes, the third iteration spreads its reach throughout Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool Sefton, St. Helens and Wirral. The theme ‘Neighbourhood’ is at the centre of all activities to encourage people to interact with their local built environment.

Image: Sam Jones

 

 

TUESDAY 4 JUNE 4 / 5–7PM

FREE, REGISTER HERE

 

Join us for the opening night of the ‘Everyone is Moving – Your Journeys, Your Neighbourhoods’. The night will include a prize giving, an opportunity to look around the works and a drinks reception.

Open Eye Gallery and Liverpool Architecture Festival 2024 have partnered to facilitate a free-to-enter photography competition. Photographers of all abilities and backgrounds entered the free competition to interpret ‘Everyone is Moving – Your Journeys, Your Neighbourhoods’ using any medium from mobile phone cameras to DSLR and film, to capture the unique character of the diverse neighbourhoods of the Liverpool City Region, focusing on architecture and the built environment.

Event Details:

Tuesday 4th June

17:00 – Doors open

17:15 – Introduction by the LAF and Open Eye Gallery

17:30 – Prize Giving

17:45 – Gallery viewing + drinks reception

19:00 – Event finishes

The overall winner is Sam Jones with the photographic project titled ‘The Streets of Liverpool’.

The Streets of Liverpool’ is a project born from my desire to create compelling and lasting images of the city and how it looks today for the generations to come. My aim is to document the everyday scenes and stories unique to those particular areas (of the city) and create visual time capsules for the years to come. Turning my camera away from the glamour of Liverpool’s historic town centre, I wanted to photograph the areas deep within the community, which I would describe as proper Liverpool.

The parts of Liverpool I choose to photograph are for me very under imagined parts of the city but contain more of Liverpool’s story and are filled with the character, warmth and undeniable spirit so closely associated with my hometown. It has always been so compelling for me to see how the people of these communities communicate their feelings through the streets they call home; shaping their neighbourhoods through a shared sense of culture, political ideologies, arts and everyday struggles. So many of the crumbling buildings and structures at the focal point of my images are tragically emblematic of the hardships felt by so many in the city. Although I hope these images have a powerful impact on the viewer of today, it is their importance in the future, as the landscape of Liverpool grows and alters that is the driving force behind this project.’ – Sam Jones

The 2nd place was awarded to Daniel Frost with the photographic project titled ‘What we’ve been left with’ and the 3rd place Gary Williams Smith with the photographic project titled, ‘Life in the gaps’. Amy Sanderson, with the project titled ‘Widnes Town Centre’, and Benard Piercy were awarded honourable mentions.

The winning and honourable mentions entries will be exhibited in Open Eye Gallery’s covered atrium space and Digital Window Gallery.

The judging panel consisted of Kudzai (EDI Expert, Activist, Architectural Designer, Educator & former LAF Committee Member), and Declan Connolly (Talent and Design Coordinator, Open Eye Gallery) and Gerry Proctor, MBE (Chair of Engage Liverpool CIC). The submissions were judged blindly (without any entrant details) on the criteria of the; impact of the sequence and the story it tells, the composition of the frames and overall presentation, the creativity and style in response to the brief, how successful the photographs represent the theme of ‘Neighbourhoods’, how successful the theme of ‘Neighbourhoods’ relates to architecture and the built environment and how successful the photographs capture the unique and diverse neighbourhood of the Liverpool City Region.

Liverpool Architecture Festival 2024 (#LAF24) returns this June 1-30th, with over 100 free-to-attend events planned throughout the Liverpool City Region run by Liverpool Architecture Foundation CIC. Building on previous successes, the third iteration spreads its reach throughout Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool Sefton, St. Helens and Wirral. The theme ‘Neighbourhood’ is at the centre of all activities to encourage people to interact with their local built environment.

Image: Sam Jones

 

 

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