Events

Launching LOOK Photo Biennial 2024: Beyond Sight

27 June 2024

Coming Soon. LOOK Photo Biennial 2024: Beyond Sight

28 June - 1 September 2024

Past Events

FIRE IT UP FUND FUNDEES ANNOUNCED

13 June 2024

Past Events

LAF X OPEN EYE GALLERY: PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION LAUNCH

4 June 2024

Exhibitions

Home Tour @ Rochdale

6 June - 12 July 2024

Events

Photography Workshop: Birkenhead

30 June 2024

Events

Photography Workshop: St Helens

23 June 2024

Past Events

Photography Workshop: Runcorn

16 June 2024

Past Events

Photography Workshop: Liverpool City Centre

15 June 2024

Past Events

Photography Workshop: Bootle

9 June 2024

Past Events

Photography Workshop: Huyton

1 June 2024

Exhibitions

Everyone is Moving – Your Journeys, Your Neighbourhoods @ Atrium Space

4 June - 30 June 2024

Events

European Poetry Festival : Liverpool Camarade

6 July 2024

Bonds / Ripples

29 May - 9 June 2024

Past Events

Webinar: Socially Engaged Photography

22 May 2024

Exhibitions

JOURNEY TO EDEN @ DIGITAL WINDOW GALLERY

6 May - 12 May 2024

Past Events

MARRIAGE (IN)EQUALITY IN UKRAINE. Screening and a panel discussion

9 May 2024

Past Events

Casey Orr artist talk and SEPN North West meet-up

18 May 2024

Past Events

Poetry reading: Coast to Coast to Coast

11 May 2024

Exhibitions

National Pavilion of Ukraine @ Venice Biennale

20 April - 24 November 2024

Exhibitions

Open Source 28: Sam Patton – Room to Breathe @ Digital Window Gallery

10 April - 18 May 2024

Exhibitions

Forward, Together @ Wigan & Leigh Archives, Leigh Town Hall

23 March - 28 September 2024

Exhibitions

As She Likes It: Christine Beckett @ The Rainbow Tea Rooms, Chester

1 March - 30 June 2024

Exhibitions

Shifting Horizons @ Digital Window Gallery

27 March - 31 March 2024

PLATFORM: ISSUE 6

26 March 2024

Past Events

Saturday Town: Launch Event

10 April 2024

Exhibitions

Saturday Town

11 April - 19 May 2024

Past Events

PLATFORM: ZINE LAUNCH EVENT

21 March 2024

Home. Ukrainian Photography, UK Words: Tour

4 March - 28 February 2025

Exhibitions

Home: Ukrainian Photography, UK Words @ New Adelphi

4 March - 8 March 2024

Past Events

CREATIVE SOCIAL: IN THE ABSENCE OF FORMAL GROUND

2 March 2024

Exhibitions

We Feed The UK @ Exterior Walls

8 February - 31 March 2024

Past Events

Contrail Cirrus: the impact of aviation on climate change

7 March 2024

Exhibitions

Tree Story @ Liverpool ONE

16 February - 30 June 2024

Open Source #27: Saffron Lily – In The Absence of Formal Ground @ Digital Window Gallery

6 February - 31 March 2024

Past Events

Contemporary Photography from Ukraine: Symposium @University of Salford

4 March - 5 March 2024

Past Events

Is Anybody Listening? Symposium: Commissioning and Collecting Socially Engaged Photography

29 February 2024

Past Events

Different approaches: Artists working with scientists

15 February 2024

Past Events

LOOK Climate Lab 2024: All Events

18 January 2024

Exhibitions

Diesel & Dust @ Digital Window Gallery

18 January - 31 March 2024

Past Events

Tree Walks Of Sefton Park with Andrea Ku

21 January 2024

Past Events

Artists Remake the World by Vid Simoniti: Book Launch

31 January 2024

Past Events

Shift Liverpool Open Meeting

6 February 2024

Past Events

We Feed The UK Launch and LOOK Climate Lab 2024 Celebration

8 February 2024

Past Events

End of Empire: artist talk and discussion

22 February 2024

Past Events

Cyanotype workshop with Melanie King

17 February 2024

Past Events

Book Launch: What The Mine Gives, The Mine Takes

24 February 2024

Past Events

Local ecology in the post-industrial era: open discussion

14 March 2024

Past Events

Waterlands: creative writing workshop

23 March 2024

Past Events

Plant a seed. Seed sow and in conversation with Plot2Plate

16 March 2024

Close
Close

PLATFORM ISSUE 2: THE NEW NORMAL

Download e-publication of PLATFORM Issue 2 in interactive PDF here.

 

Purchase printed edition of Issue 2 here.

 

Undeniably, we are living through unprecedented times. Since the implementation of lockdown, we realise that freedoms we once took for granted are plentiful. From meeting a friend for a carefree catch-up to popping quickly in-and-out of the shop because you simply cannot go without ice cream that night, we are slowly realising that life as we once knew it, has changed. Operating in times of severe uncertainty, this modern-day dystopia has emptied city centres, normalised two metre social-distancing and grounded a consistent (and very real) threat of COVID-19. 

Nonetheless, we persevere. Adapting new parameters of what is considered ‘normal,’ society has emerged connected. Though memories of the recent-past still ring in our ears, we have learnt to redefine what is ‘normal’ in a world which is constantly in flux, and find ourselves asking when – or even, if – things will return to what they once were. Evidently, only with hindsight are we able to see what we truly value. This new reality, echoing romanticised nostalgia, is surely and slowly, becoming our collective ‘normal.’

As we distance ourselves from old patterns, we have sourced our own unique ways to deal with life during a pandemic. 

In a world upturned, what is your new normal?

 

Follow PLATFORM in Instagram: @oeg_platfrom

Download e-publication of PLATFORM Issue 2 in interactive PDF here.

 

Purchase printed edition of Issue 2 here.

 

Undeniably, we are living through unprecedented times. Since the implementation of lockdown, we realise that freedoms we once took for granted are plentiful. From meeting a friend for a carefree catch-up to popping quickly in-and-out of the shop because you simply cannot go without ice cream that night, we are slowly realising that life as we once knew it, has changed. Operating in times of severe uncertainty, this modern-day dystopia has emptied city centres, normalised two metre social-distancing and grounded a consistent (and very real) threat of COVID-19. 

Nonetheless, we persevere. Adapting new parameters of what is considered ‘normal,’ society has emerged connected. Though memories of the recent-past still ring in our ears, we have learnt to redefine what is ‘normal’ in a world which is constantly in flux, and find ourselves asking when – or even, if – things will return to what they once were. Evidently, only with hindsight are we able to see what we truly value. This new reality, echoing romanticised nostalgia, is surely and slowly, becoming our collective ‘normal.’

As we distance ourselves from old patterns, we have sourced our own unique ways to deal with life during a pandemic. 

In a world upturned, what is your new normal?

 

Follow PLATFORM in Instagram: @oeg_platfrom

Get involved:
Volunteering

Find out more
Join our newsletter