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European Poetry Festival : Liverpool Camarade

6 July 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 - 31 May 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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Cyanotype workshop with Melanie King

17 February 2024

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End of Empire: artist talk and discussion

22 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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Erosion: panel discussion

9 March 2024

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Waterlands: an evening of poetry and photographs

23 March 2024

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Force For Nature Exhibition

27 March - 28 March 2024

Voices of Nature: Interactive Performances

28 March 2024

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Sum of All Parts: Symposium

27 February 2024

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LOOK Climate Lab 2024

18 January - 31 March 2024

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MA Socially engaged photography Open Day event

1 February 2023

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Tish: Special screening and Q&A

13 December 2023

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Book Launch: A Look At A New Perspective

23 November 2023

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Community workshops @ Ellesmere Port Library

6 November - 5 February 2024

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Book Launch: ‘544m’ By Kevin Crooks

30 November 2023

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Bernice Mulenga @ Open Eye Gallery Atrium Space

17 November - 17 December 2023

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Planting for the Planet @ RHS Garden Bridgewater

27 May - 27 August 2022

As part of Look Photo Biennial 2022: Climate, the Planting for the Planet exhibition at RHS Garden Bridgewater celebrates the communities contributions to taking climate action by greening Greater Manchester and demonstrates the importance of plants and nature in creating resilient, healthy and beautiful spaces for people and the planet to coexist.

 

Young people have been integral to raising the profile of the climate emergency and creating positive action, which is why RHS Communities teamed up with Socially Engaged Photographer-in-Residence for the University of Salford Art Collection and Open Eye Gallery, Gwen Riley Jones, and youth environment charity Action for Conservation to create two pieces of artwork displayed in the exhibition.

 

A range of plant-based methods of photography were used, and the images in exhibition are anthotypes, a method of creating photographs using nothing but juice extracted from spinach leaves. Their creations demonstrate the essential relationship between people and plants to create climate resilient communities.

 

Gwen Riley Jones is a photographer and socially engaged practitioner based in Greater Manchester. Currently Socially Engaged Photographer-in-Residence at Salford Art Collection in partnership with Open Eye Gallery. Gwen has been working with groups of young people across Salford to explore how collections can be used and understood to help us tell stories. 

 

Action for Conservation work to bring the magic of nature into young people’s lives, inspiring a youth movement committed to conservation and to the earth, and empowering young people aged 12-18 to become the next generation of environmental leaders. The artworks displayed in this exhibition were created by Angélica, Hannah, Charis, Daniel, LiLing, Mariam, Muhammed, Olivia and Tamar.

 

The exhibition is open Monday – Sunday, 10AM – 6PM in the Potting Sheds at RHS Garden Bridgewater, Salford. For more details, click here.

 

Image: Daniel, ‘Planting for the Planet’, co-created by Gwen Riley Jones and a group of young people from Action for Conservation in collaboration with RHS Communities and University of Salford Art Collection.

As part of Look Photo Biennial 2022: Climate, the Planting for the Planet exhibition at RHS Garden Bridgewater celebrates the communities contributions to taking climate action by greening Greater Manchester and demonstrates the importance of plants and nature in creating resilient, healthy and beautiful spaces for people and the planet to coexist.

 

Young people have been integral to raising the profile of the climate emergency and creating positive action, which is why RHS Communities teamed up with Socially Engaged Photographer-in-Residence for the University of Salford Art Collection and Open Eye Gallery, Gwen Riley Jones, and youth environment charity Action for Conservation to create two pieces of artwork displayed in the exhibition.

 

A range of plant-based methods of photography were used, and the images in exhibition are anthotypes, a method of creating photographs using nothing but juice extracted from spinach leaves. Their creations demonstrate the essential relationship between people and plants to create climate resilient communities.

 

Gwen Riley Jones is a photographer and socially engaged practitioner based in Greater Manchester. Currently Socially Engaged Photographer-in-Residence at Salford Art Collection in partnership with Open Eye Gallery. Gwen has been working with groups of young people across Salford to explore how collections can be used and understood to help us tell stories. 

 

Action for Conservation work to bring the magic of nature into young people’s lives, inspiring a youth movement committed to conservation and to the earth, and empowering young people aged 12-18 to become the next generation of environmental leaders. The artworks displayed in this exhibition were created by Angélica, Hannah, Charis, Daniel, LiLing, Mariam, Muhammed, Olivia and Tamar.

 

The exhibition is open Monday – Sunday, 10AM – 6PM in the Potting Sheds at RHS Garden Bridgewater, Salford. For more details, click here.

 

Image: Daniel, ‘Planting for the Planet’, co-created by Gwen Riley Jones and a group of young people from Action for Conservation in collaboration with RHS Communities and University of Salford Art Collection.

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