Exhibitions

NORTH: FASHIONING IDENTITY

14 September - 21 December 2019

Exhibitions Future Exhibitions

Peer to Peer

17 October - 22 December 2019

Exhibitions

SIXTEEN at Ellesmere Port Library

19 September - 27 September 2019

Events

WE ARE KIRKBY

19 September 2019

Future Exhibitions

WE ARE KIRKBY

23 September - 16 November 2019

LOOK Events Events

Launch: LOOK Photo Biennial 2019

17 October - 17 October 2019

LOOK Events Events

OPENING: DISTINCTLY

27 September - 27 September 2019

Events

OPEN SOURCE IN CONVERSATION: NATHAN CUTLER

26 September - 26 September 2019

Exhibitions

DIGITAL WINDOW GALLERY: OPEN SOURCE 11 – NATHAN CUTLER

1 September - 30 September 2019

Events

COAST TO COAST TO COAST

14 September - 14 September 2019

Exhibitions Past Exhibitions

DIGITAL WINDOW GALLERY: OPEN SOURCE 10 – JOCELYN ALLEN

1 August - 31 August 2019

Exhibitions

A Portrait Of…

2 August - 29 September 2019

Exhibitions Past Exhibitions

DIGITAL WINDOW GALLERY: OPEN SOURCE 09 – ARABELLE ZHUANG

1 July - 31 July 2019

Past Exhibitions

Close Attention

11 July - 21 July 2019

Exhibitions Past Exhibitions

New York Scene/Unseen: Keith Haring and Friends

14 June - 7 July 2019

Past Exhibitions

DIGITAL WINDOW GALLERY: OPEN SOURCE 08 – DENISA N. MOLNAR

1 June - 30 June 2019

Exhibitions

DIGITAL WINDOW GALLERY: TRANSFORMATIVE MOMENTS – STEPHANIE WYNNE

1 April - 7 July 2019

Past Exhibitions

DIGITAL WINDOW GALLERY: OPEN SOURCE 07 – MARIE SMITH

1 May - 31 May 2019

Projects

VR — Wake Up Together (Ren Hang & Where Love is Illegal)

23 April 2019

Main Exhibition

Belonging: Students of Whitby High School

18 April - 28 April 2019

Exhibitions Past Exhibitions

DIGITAL WINDOW GALLERY: OPEN SOURCE 06 – MARIA ANSELL

1 April - 30 April 2019

Past Exhibitions

DIGITAL WINDOW GALLERY: OPEN SOURCE 05 – ELIZABETH GLEAVE

1 March - 31 March 2019

Past Exhibitions

DIGITAL WINDOW GALLERY: OPEN SOURCE 04 – LEIA MORRISON

1 February - 28 February 2019

Past Exhibitions

Here And Now

19 February - 23 February 2019

Exhibitions

PAULINE ROWE & DAVE LOCKWOOD – THE ALLOTMENTS

29 August - 28 September 2019

Exhibitions

TABITHA JUSSA & JOHN DAVIES – CAN’T SEE THE WOOD FOR THE TREES

6 June - 4 July 2019

Exhibitions

Stephanie Wynne and Stephen McCoy — Triangulation

18 July - 24 August 2019

Exhibitions

Yan Wang Preston — Forest

6 June - 28 September 2019

Exhibitions

LIZ HINGLEY – SHANGHAI SACRED

6 June - 25 September 2019

Main Exhibition

Kinship

9 May - 7 July 2019

Past Exhibitions

DIGITAL WINDOW GALLERY: OPEN SOURCE 03 – OLLIE HAYWARD

1 January - 31 January 2019

Past Exhibitions

DIGITAL WINDOW GALLERY: OPEN SOURCE 02 – RACHEL GLASS

1 December - 31 December 2018

Projects Exhibitions

209 Women

28 February - 14 April 2019

Past Exhibitions

DIGITAL WINDOW GALLERY: OPEN SOURCE 01 – HEATHER GLAZZARD

1 November - 30 November 2018

Projects Culture Shifts

Where Things are Different

15 August 2017

Past Exhibitions

She Dreams – Yan Wang Preston

24 September - 10 February 2018

Past Exhibitions

Wake Up Together

15 November - 17 February 2019

Exhibitions

DISTINCTLY

27 September - 24 November 2019

Projects

209 Women Crowdfunder

6 September - 17 October 2018

Past Exhibitions

XU ZHEN: OPTIMIZING

13 July - 7 September 2018

Past Exhibitions

HIDDEN WORLDS

14 July - 16 July 2018

Past Exhibitions

New Brighton Revisited

14 July - 25 August 2018

Exhibitions

SEEING FUTURES: HUGH BAIRD PHOTOGRAPHY UNDERGRADUATES & ALUMNI

29 June 2018

Past Exhibitions

‘ELLESMERE PORT’ WHITBY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT EXHIBITION

22 June 2018

Past Exhibitions

Liverpool Biennial 2018: Beautiful World Where Are You?

14 July - 28 October 2018

Past Exhibitions

China Conversation

17 June 2018

Projects

MA Course Brief

1 September 2018

Main Exhibition

Our North

28 March - 30 March 2018

Past Exhibitions

Snapshot to WeChat: A Migration of Identity

6 April 2018

Exhibitions Main Exhibition

The Pier Head – Tom Wood

12 January - 25 March 2018

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Mishka Henner: Precious Commodities

2 March - 29 April 2013

Born in Brussels in 1976, Manchester-based Mishka Henner’s work explores and subverts the value of photography in today’s media-saturated world. His images derive from a multitude of sources – the Internet, satellite imagery and television, as well as the precious canon of photography, calling to question the idea of authorship and challenging traditional associations of photography through a singular viewpoint.

Henner’s exhibition in the main galleries at Open Eye Gallery presents new work exhibited for the first time – Levelland Oil Field  and Feedlots (2012-2013). For these works Henner has captured meticulously detailed aerial photographs of immense cattle feedlot farms and oil and gas fields in the US, seamlessly compositing multiple images together to create ultra-high definition images which are printed large format.

The exhibition also presents Henner’s controversial new work Less Américains (2012) in which Henner erases Robert Frank’s highly influential 1958 bookLes Américains (considered by many to be the ‘bible’ of American photography). Less Américains is shown alongside a number of other works which investigate the photo book as a form, such as Photography Is (2010-2013) which collects thousands of found phrases beginning with the words “Photography is” from a wealth of sources including books, technical manuals, blogs, newspapers and scientific journals.

Click here to explore Open Eye Gallery’s online resource featuring items and discussion relating to key themes within Henner’s work.

Born in Brussels in 1976, Manchester-based Mishka Henner’s work explores and subverts the value of photography in today’s media-saturated world. His images derive from a multitude of sources – the Internet, satellite imagery and television, as well as the precious canon of photography, calling to question the idea of authorship and challenging traditional associations of photography through a singular viewpoint.

Henner’s exhibition in the main galleries at Open Eye Gallery presents new work exhibited for the first time – Levelland Oil Field  and Feedlots (2012-2013). For these works Henner has captured meticulously detailed aerial photographs of immense cattle feedlot farms and oil and gas fields in the US, seamlessly compositing multiple images together to create ultra-high definition images which are printed large format.

The exhibition also presents Henner’s controversial new work Less Américains (2012) in which Henner erases Robert Frank’s highly influential 1958 bookLes Américains (considered by many to be the ‘bible’ of American photography). Less Américains is shown alongside a number of other works which investigate the photo book as a form, such as Photography Is (2010-2013) which collects thousands of found phrases beginning with the words “Photography is” from a wealth of sources including books, technical manuals, blogs, newspapers and scientific journals.

Click here to explore Open Eye Gallery’s online resource featuring items and discussion relating to key themes within Henner’s work.

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