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LAUNCH NIGHT: LOOK/17 LIVERPOOL INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL

6 April 2017

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Artist Talk: Cluny MCR

27 April 2017

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Tate Exchange Liverpool

27 November - 29 November 2016

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Jerwood/Photoworks Awards 2015

28 October - 18 December 2016

Wall Work

40 Years of Open Eye Gallery: 1977-2017

5 January 2017

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North: Identity, Photography, Fashion

6 January - 19 March 2017

Main Exhibition

Culture Shifts: Global

7 April - 18 June 2017

Culture Shifts

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

9 October 2016

Culture Shifts

Sefton

9 October 2016

Culture Shifts

Toxteth

9 October 2016

Culture Shifts

Kirkby

9 October 2016

Culture Shifts

St Helens

9 October 2016

Culture Shifts

Halton

9 October 2016

Culture Shifts

Wirral

9 October 2016

Culture Shifts

Animator Training

9 October 2016

Past Exhibitions

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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Mishka Henner: Precious Commodities

2 March - 29 April 2013

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Edith Tudor-Hart: Quiet Radicalism

2 March - 29 April 2013

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A Lecture Upon The Shadow

7 December - 17 February 2013

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E. Chambre Hardman

7 December - 17 February 2013

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Kohei Yoshiyuki: Liverpool Biennial 2012

15 September - 25 November 2012

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Mark Morrisroe: Liverpool Biennial 2012

15 September - 25 November 2012

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Sinta Tantra – Together, Yet Forever Apart: Liverpool Biennial 2012

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

Past Exhibitions

Richard Simpkin And Simone Lueck: Richard & Famous

13 January - 18 March 2012

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Mitch Epstein: American Power

5 November - 23 December 2011

Past Exhibitions

Chris Steele-Perkins: The Pleasure Principle

5 November - 23 December 2011

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S Mark Gubb: Good Sailing…

5 November - 18 March 2012

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Festive Photo Fayre

16 December - 20 December 2015

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Curious Gallery: An Exhibition Designed By Children

11 December - 13 December 2015

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Zanele Muholi: VUKANI/RISE

18 September - 29 November 2015

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Open 1

16 May - 23 August 2015

Past Exhibitions

Metamorphosis Of Japan After The War

22 January - 26 April 2015

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Robert Heinecken: Lessons In Posing Subjects

7 November - 11 January 2015

Past Exhibitions

Not All Documents Are Records: Photographing Exhibitions As An Art Form

5 July - 19 October 2014

Past Exhibitions

Paul Morrison: Urformen

1 June - 1 December 2016

Past Exhibitions

Ebb And Flow: A Visual Chronicle Of The Changes Within Liverpool’s Chinatown

17 May - 22 June 2014

Past Exhibitions

Letizia Battaglia: Breaking The Code Of Silence

22 February - 4 May 2014

Past Exhibitions

Alvin Baltrop And Gordon Matta-Clark: The Piers From Here

7 December - 9 February 2014

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Tim Hetherington: You Never See Them Like This

6 September - 24 November 2013

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Charles Fréger: The Wild And The Wise

17 May - 26 August 2013

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Eva Stenram: Drape

17 May - 26 August 2013

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Liverpool Biennial 2016

Liverpool Biennial 2016

Liverpool Biennial 2016

Liverpool Biennial 2016

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Liverpool Biennial 2016

9 July - 16 October 2016

Liverpool Biennial 2016 is organised as a story narrated in several episodes: Ancient Greece, Chinatown, Children, Monuments from the Future, Software and Flashback.

Open Eye Gallery’s exhibition as part of Liverpool Biennial 2016 has a particular focus on the Flashback and Children’s episodes and features international artists Koki Tanaka, Fabien Giraud and Raphaël Siboni, Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian.

The Flashback episode presents a way of experiencing history as it punctures the present, unexpectedly. The Children’s episode invites artists to consider children as the primary audience, making work with and for them.

Koki Tanaka’s diverse art practice spans video, photography, site-specific installation, and interventional projects. For Open Eye Gallery, Koki Tanaka revisits the scene of a huge protest in Liverpool (1985) that involved around 10,000 children, all of whom were angered by the Conservative government’s Youth Training Scheme (YTS).

Fabien Giraud and Raphaël Siboni’s collaborative work reflects on cinema history, philosophy and technological evolution. La Vallée Von Uexküll is the third in a series of films that respond to a strict protocol. In this film the sunset is filmed with a video camera but without any lens. Every time progress is made in image resolution and a new camera brought to the market, the film is shot once again. The artists will finish this film series once the resolution of the image surpasses the capacity of human perception – when the ‘eye’ of the camera can see more than the human ‘eye’.

Three submersibles, Anti-Catty, Princess Rambo and Space-Sheep, have smuggled artwork from Dubai to Liverpool. By circumnavigating the normal procedures used to transport artworks from one place to another, they deliberately degrade the usual values assigned to art objects. In the gallery, and across other venues, are videos by Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian that document the daily lives of the submersibles, the smuggling and objects that have emerged from this process.

Liverpool Biennial 2016, a free festival of newly commissioned contemporary art from around the world, takes place across the city’s galleries, unused buildings, public spaces and online from 9 July until 16 October. Further works from the Software and Flashback episodes, thematically linked to the exhibition at Open Eye Gallery, can be seen in venues including FACT, Bluecoat and The Oratory.

Liverpool Biennial 2016 is organised as a story narrated in several episodes: Ancient Greece, Chinatown, Children, Monuments from the Future, Software and Flashback.

Open Eye Gallery’s exhibition as part of Liverpool Biennial 2016 has a particular focus on the Flashback and Children’s episodes and features international artists Koki Tanaka, Fabien Giraud and Raphaël Siboni, Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian.

The Flashback episode presents a way of experiencing history as it punctures the present, unexpectedly. The Children’s episode invites artists to consider children as the primary audience, making work with and for them.

Koki Tanaka’s diverse art practice spans video, photography, site-specific installation, and interventional projects. For Open Eye Gallery, Koki Tanaka revisits the scene of a huge protest in Liverpool (1985) that involved around 10,000 children, all of whom were angered by the Conservative government’s Youth Training Scheme (YTS).

Fabien Giraud and Raphaël Siboni’s collaborative work reflects on cinema history, philosophy and technological evolution. La Vallée Von Uexküll is the third in a series of films that respond to a strict protocol. In this film the sunset is filmed with a video camera but without any lens. Every time progress is made in image resolution and a new camera brought to the market, the film is shot once again. The artists will finish this film series once the resolution of the image surpasses the capacity of human perception – when the ‘eye’ of the camera can see more than the human ‘eye’.

Three submersibles, Anti-Catty, Princess Rambo and Space-Sheep, have smuggled artwork from Dubai to Liverpool. By circumnavigating the normal procedures used to transport artworks from one place to another, they deliberately degrade the usual values assigned to art objects. In the gallery, and across other venues, are videos by Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian that document the daily lives of the submersibles, the smuggling and objects that have emerged from this process.

Liverpool Biennial 2016, a free festival of newly commissioned contemporary art from around the world, takes place across the city’s galleries, unused buildings, public spaces and online from 9 July until 16 October. Further works from the Software and Flashback episodes, thematically linked to the exhibition at Open Eye Gallery, can be seen in venues including FACT, Bluecoat and The Oratory.

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