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ZINE & PHOTOBOOK FAIR 2018

30 June 2018

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Open Eye Gallery Supports: Voices from the Hub

21 May - 28 May 2018

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LIGHTNIGHT 2018: SLEEPING IN THE MIDDLE

18 May 2018

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‘I CALLED HER LISA MARIE’ BOOK LAUNCH AND SIGNING

30 May 2018

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Book Launch – Visual Methods in the Field: Photography for the Social Sciences

31 May 2018

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ARTIST TALK: PETER BYRNE ‘THIS LAND’

14 June 2018

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Common Ground: Photography, Writing and Public Space

19 July 2018

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China Conversation

17 June 2018

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MA Course Brief

1 September 2018

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Our North

28 March - 30 March 2018

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Snapshot to WeChat: A Migration of Identity

6 April - 17 June 2018

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The Pier Head – Tom Wood

12 January - 25 March 2018

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11 January - 25 March 2018

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6 October - 22 December 2017

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Finding Fangorn

26 October - 26 November 2017

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Who We Are

22 June - 26 June 2017

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OPEN 3: AFFECTING CHANGE

7 July - 17 September 2017

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Tate Exchange Liverpool

27 November - 29 November 2016

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40 Years of Open Eye Gallery: 1977-2017

5 January 2017

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North: Identity, Photography, Fashion

6 January - 19 March 2017

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7 April - 18 June 2017

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Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

9 October 2016

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Toxteth

9 October 2016

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Positive Changes at The Atkinson

9 October 2016

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Kirkby

9 October 2016

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St Helens

9 October 2016

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Exhibition: Halton

9 October 2016

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Wirral: Another Language/ In The Pink Room

9 October 2016

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Animator Training

9 October 2016

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Liverpool Biennial 2016

9 July - 16 October 2016

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Walter & Zoniel: Spectra

9 July - 16 October 2016

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Tromarama

9 July - 31 July 2016

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Telling Tales

6 July - 11 July 2016

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Collected Possibilities

15 June - 19 June 2016

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Open 2: Pieces of You

15 April - 5 June 2016

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Flat Death: Edgar Martins & Jordan Baseman

15 January - 3 April 2016

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Edith Tudor-Hart: Quiet Radicalism

2 March - 29 April 2013

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Mishka Henner: Precious Commodities

2 March - 29 April 2013

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A Lecture Upon The Shadow

7 December - 17 February 2013

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Kohei Yoshiyuki: Liverpool Biennial 2012

15 September - 25 November 2012

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E. Chambre Hardman

7 December - 17 February 2013

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Mark Morrisroe: Liverpool Biennial 2012

15 September - 25 November 2012

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1 September - 1 January 2014

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Still Outside (Or Unexplained)

22 June - 2 September 2012

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Erwin Wurm: One Minute Sculptures

22 June - 2 September 2012

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Richard Mosse: Infra

30 March - 10 June 2012

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Simon Norfolk: For Most of It I Have No Words: Genocide, Landscape, Memory

30 March - 10 June 2012

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Emily Speed: Nothing Is Finished, Nothing Is Perfect, Nothing Lasts

30 March - 2 September 2012

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Painted Photographs

13 January - 18 March 2012

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LIGHTNIGHT 2018: SLEEPING IN THE MIDDLE

FRI 18 MAY / FREE / 5PM – 10PM

 

Sleeping In The Middle is a new project seeking to intertwine poetry and photography.

In 2015, photographer AJ Wilkinson faced the ending of a 25 year relationship. To communicate some of the sense of loss he felt and the heightened emotional states he encountered, he made photographs. A year later, AJ and Pauline Rowe (Open Eye Gallery’s Writer in Residence) began a collaboration, using the images as a starting point. Together, they have woven original poetry and images around each other, creating a moving synthesis of words and image.

The poems borrow lines from William Blake, Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wyatt: these lines interlace with Pauline’s, carrying with them the charge of the original poems they are sampled from. The photographs will be projected on to large screens, with recordings of Pauline’s poetry playing out loud through the gallery space. Here, spoken word does not seek to explain or contextualise the images, but instead offer a more immersive way of approaching how it feels to lose someone close.

FRI 18 MAY / FREE / 5PM – 10PM

 

Sleeping In The Middle is a new project seeking to intertwine poetry and photography.

In 2015, photographer AJ Wilkinson faced the ending of a 25 year relationship. To communicate some of the sense of loss he felt and the heightened emotional states he encountered, he made photographs. A year later, AJ and Pauline Rowe (Open Eye Gallery’s Writer in Residence) began a collaboration, using the images as a starting point. Together, they have woven original poetry and images around each other, creating a moving synthesis of words and image.

The poems borrow lines from William Blake, Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wyatt: these lines interlace with Pauline’s, carrying with them the charge of the original poems they are sampled from. The photographs will be projected on to large screens, with recordings of Pauline’s poetry playing out loud through the gallery space. Here, spoken word does not seek to explain or contextualise the images, but instead offer a more immersive way of approaching how it feels to lose someone close.

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