Exhibitions

Digital Window Gallery: Tabitha Jussa

17 September - 6 November 2021

Main Exhibition

Collective Matters

1 October - 12 December 2021

Exhibitions

Polly Braden: Holding The Baby

30 September - 31 October 2021

Events

Open Rooms #16: Agency of Women

23 September 2021

Projects

PLATFORM ISSUE 04: CROSSROADS

10 September 2021

Exhibitions Past Exhibitions

Digital Window Gallery: Our Lands

23 August - 19 September 2021

Exhibitions

Imagining Disaster: Essay Series

30 August 2021

Exhibitions

Rivers of the World

6 September 2021

Exhibitions Past Exhibitions

Instagram Residency: Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley

30 August - 5 September 2021

Past Events

PLATFORM: Issue 4 Launch Party

10 September 2021

Past Events

Imagining Disaster: Contemporary Art X Science Fiction

2 September 2021

Past Events LOOK Events

Open Rooms #15: Common Ground

8 September 2021

Past Events

Launch Party: One Day At A Time

19 August 2021

Past Events

Open Eye Gallery book club presents: Bila Yarrudhanggalangdhuray

9 September 2021

Exhibitions

Sam Batley: ONE DAY AT A TIME

18 August - 19 September 2021

Exhibitions

VR: Wirral Hospitals’ School and MaxLiteracy Award

10 June - 3 September 2021

Past Exhibitions

Return To Nature

30 July 2021

Exhibitions Past Exhibitions

VR: First Light New Northern Graduates Exhibition

22 May - 4 July 2021

Past Exhibitions

We Are Nature

30 July - 14 August 2021

Exhibitions

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

16 July - 15 August 2021

Exhibitions

Digital Window Gallery: Who We Are

8 July - 31 July 2021

Past Exhibitions

Whose Land Is It?

8 July - 19 September 2021

Exhibitions

VR Student Exhibitions: UCEN

9 June - 13 June 2021

Exhibitions

VR Student Exhibitions: Youth Culture by Whitby High School

23 June - 27 June 2021

Exhibitions

VR Student Exhibitions: Arc with Hugh Baird

16 June - 20 June 2021

Past Events

First Light: Photography Writing Now – Tilt Launch Party

9 July 2021

Past Events

OPEN ROOMS #14: Separated Together

24 June 2021

Exhibitions Past Exhibitions

Student Exhibitions: Whitby High School

23 June - 27 June 2021

Exhibitions Past Exhibitions

Student Exhibitions: UCEN

9 June - 13 June 2021

Exhibitions Past Exhibitions

Student Exhibitions: Arc

16 June - 20 June 2021

Exhibitions Past Exhibitions

Digital Window Gallery: HOMETOWNS

10 June 2021

Exhibitions Main Exhibition

Digital Window Gallery: Postcards from us x

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

Exhibitions Past Exhibitions

First Light New Northern Graduates Exhibition

22 May 2021

Past Events

Open Eye Gallery book club presents: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

3 June 2021

Past Events

First Light Spotlight: Interior Tension

22 June 2021

Past Events

First Light Spotlight: Networked Beings

8 June 2021

Past Events

First Light Spotlight: Things Are Strange

25 May 2021

Past Events

OPEN ROOMS #12: INDEPENDENTS BIENNIAL

6 May 2021

Exhibitions Past Exhibitions

Liverpool Biennial 2021: The Stomach and the Port

19 May - 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

Past Events

First Light Spotlight: Parallel Histories

11 May 2021

Past Events

First Light Spotlight: After Nature

27 April 2021

Past 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

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Launch Party: One Day At A Time

Thursday 19th August / YOUTUBE / RSVP HERE

To celebrate the launch of the exhibition One Day At A Time, Sam Batley will be in conversation with Paul Chambers, the director behind the short film Three Bull-Mastiffs in a Corner Kitchen. The exhibition documents the production journey of the films Three Bull-Mastiffs in a Corner Kitchen and One Day At A Time, developed with residents of Damien John Kelly House recovery centre, through behind the scenes photography taken by Sam Batley, Paul Chambers, Jack Gibson, Jamie Maxfield, Matty Owen, Wayne Goldie and Craig Taylor.

In this special launch event, Sam and Paul will be talking about the process of creating both films, how the project has developed into three distinct prongs, and the powerful role that photography and documentary can play in the recovery journey.

About the panel

Sam Batley is a Programme Assistant at Open Eye Gallery. He is a self taught artist, drawing on inspiration from his past and where he has arrived in the present. Exploring through a mixture of mediums and socially engaged practice. His work is characterised by self inquisition and honesty. An extension of building on the belief that given the chance we all have the ability to express ourselves. Embracing recovery values within a creative setting.

Paul Chambers is a Manchester based filmmaker, originally from Yorkshire. He comes from a documentary background and is intrigued by real life, make believe and the spaces between: the underbelly of society, the obscure and the heartfelt, the poignant and the surreal. Chambers works as a commercial freelance filmmaker to support his personal film projects. He writes and directs documentaries and fiction shorts, with an eye on moving into features and generally learning more about the world, the people within it and myself.

Image: Three Bull-Mastiffs in a Corner Kitchen, 2021. Sam Batley

Open Rooms is Open Eye Gallery’s online programme. It involves free live-streamed talks and workshops, plus ongoing public discussions on our Discord community. It takes place in rooms all across the world — artists’ rooms, chat rooms and in your living room.

We also have a community of chat rooms and ongoing conversations on Discord, a free messaging app open to all. To join, follow this link and download Discord on desktop or mobile: https://discord.gg/wNKSQP2

Thursday 19th August / YOUTUBE / RSVP HERE

To celebrate the launch of the exhibition One Day At A Time, Sam Batley will be in conversation with Paul Chambers, the director behind the short film Three Bull-Mastiffs in a Corner Kitchen. The exhibition documents the production journey of the films Three Bull-Mastiffs in a Corner Kitchen and One Day At A Time, developed with residents of Damien John Kelly House recovery centre, through behind the scenes photography taken by Sam Batley, Paul Chambers, Jack Gibson, Jamie Maxfield, Matty Owen, Wayne Goldie and Craig Taylor.

In this special launch event, Sam and Paul will be talking about the process of creating both films, how the project has developed into three distinct prongs, and the powerful role that photography and documentary can play in the recovery journey.

About the panel

Sam Batley is a Programme Assistant at Open Eye Gallery. He is a self taught artist, drawing on inspiration from his past and where he has arrived in the present. Exploring through a mixture of mediums and socially engaged practice. His work is characterised by self inquisition and honesty. An extension of building on the belief that given the chance we all have the ability to express ourselves. Embracing recovery values within a creative setting.

Paul Chambers is a Manchester based filmmaker, originally from Yorkshire. He comes from a documentary background and is intrigued by real life, make believe and the spaces between: the underbelly of society, the obscure and the heartfelt, the poignant and the surreal. Chambers works as a commercial freelance filmmaker to support his personal film projects. He writes and directs documentaries and fiction shorts, with an eye on moving into features and generally learning more about the world, the people within it and myself.

Image: Three Bull-Mastiffs in a Corner Kitchen, 2021. Sam Batley

Open Rooms is Open Eye Gallery’s online programme. It involves free live-streamed talks and workshops, plus ongoing public discussions on our Discord community. It takes place in rooms all across the world — artists’ rooms, chat rooms and in your living room.

We also have a community of chat rooms and ongoing conversations on Discord, a free messaging app open to all. To join, follow this link and download Discord on desktop or mobile: https://discord.gg/wNKSQP2

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