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Here And Now

19 February - 23 February 2019

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PAULINE ROWE & DAVE LOCKWOOD – THE ALLOTMENTEERS AND OTHER STORIES

22 August - 19 September 2019

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Stephanie Wynne and Stephen McCoy — Triangulation

18 July - 15 August 2019

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

6 June - 4 July 2019

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Yan Wang Preston — Forest

6 June - 31 August 2019

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LIZ HINGLEY – SHANGHAI SACRED

6 June - 25 September 2019

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Kinship

9 May - 7 July 2019

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SELFHOOD: YOUNG PEOPLE LED TOUR OF ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE

21 February 2019

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SELFHOOD: POLAROID PORTRAIT WORKSHOP

21 February 2019

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SYMPOSIUM: CIVIC AGENCY OF ART

20 February 2019

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BOOK LAUNCH: COAST TO COAST TO COAST

23 February 2019

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EXHIBITION LAUNCH: HERE AND NOW

19 February 2019

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EXHIBITION LAUNCH: 209 WOMEN

28 February 2019

Projects Exhibitions

209 Women

14 December - 8 February 2019

Projects Culture Shifts

Where Things are Different

15 August 2017

Past Exhibitions

She Dreams – Yan Wang Preston

24 September - 10 February 2018

Main Exhibition

Wake Up Together

15 November - 17 February 2019

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DISTINCTLY

27 September - 24 November 2019

Projects

209 Women Crowdfunder

6 September - 17 October 2018

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XU ZHEN: OPTIMIZING

13 July - 7 September 2018

Past Exhibitions

HIDDEN WORLDS

14 July - 16 July 2018

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New Brighton Revisited

14 July - 25 August 2018

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SEEING FUTURES: HUGH BAIRD PHOTOGRAPHY UNDERGRADUATES & ALUMNI

29 June 2018

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‘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

Past Exhibitions

Ferry Folk

11 January - 25 March 2018

Projects Past Exhibitions

Culture Shifts: Local

6 October - 22 December 2017

Past Exhibitions

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

Past Exhibitions

Tate Exchange Liverpool

27 November - 29 November 2016

Past Exhibitions

Jerwood/Photoworks Awards 2015

28 October - 18 December 2016

Wall Work

40 Years of Open Eye Gallery: 1977-2017

5 January 2017

Past Exhibitions

North: Identity, Photography, Fashion

6 January - 19 March 2017

Projects Past Exhibitions

Culture Shifts: Global

7 April - 18 June 2017

Projects Culture Shifts

Life Beyond Diagnosis

9 October 2016

Projects Culture Shifts

Home Is A Person/ L8: The World Lived Here

9 October 2016

Projects Culture Shifts

POSITIVE CHANGES

9 October 2016

Projects Culture Shifts

WINDS OF CHANGE

9 October 2016

Projects Culture Shifts

St Helens

9 October 2016

Projects Culture Shifts

As and When

9 October 2016

Projects Culture Shifts

Wirral: Another Language/ In The Pink Room

9 October 2016

Culture Shifts

Animator Training

9 October 2016

Past Exhibitions

Liverpool Biennial 2016

9 July - 16 October 2016

Past Exhibitions

Walter & Zoniel: Spectra

9 July - 16 October 2016

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

30 March - 10 June 2012

Simon Norfolk’s extraordinary body of work, For Most Of It I Have No Words(1999), investigates what Norfolk regards as genocidal events of the twentieth century, reflecting on the act of forgetting as physical reminders of the atrocities disappear from the landscape and away from our consciousness.

It begins in Rwanda (1994) where partially clad skeletons and violated refuges still bear witness to individual lives and deaths.

The images travel back through time, drawing a thread through an array of twentieth century events: Cambodia’s Year Zero in 1975; the free bombing zones developed from 1962 in Vietnam; the use of the defoliant Agent Orange; extermination camps in Auschwitz; the bombing of Dresden; the mass graves of the Ukraine; and the fields of Anatolia where Armenians were marched to their deaths.

The series concludes in the Omaheke Desert, where the sands of the Namibian desert have erased the final traces of Herero nomadic people, killed under German colonial rule in 1904.

Originally completed in 1998, and exhibited at Open Eye Gallery the following year, this project marked a turning point in Norfolk’s practice.

Simon Norfolk was born in Nigeria in 1963. He currently lives and works in Brighton.

Simon Norfolk’s extraordinary body of work, For Most Of It I Have No Words(1999), investigates what Norfolk regards as genocidal events of the twentieth century, reflecting on the act of forgetting as physical reminders of the atrocities disappear from the landscape and away from our consciousness.

It begins in Rwanda (1994) where partially clad skeletons and violated refuges still bear witness to individual lives and deaths.

The images travel back through time, drawing a thread through an array of twentieth century events: Cambodia’s Year Zero in 1975; the free bombing zones developed from 1962 in Vietnam; the use of the defoliant Agent Orange; extermination camps in Auschwitz; the bombing of Dresden; the mass graves of the Ukraine; and the fields of Anatolia where Armenians were marched to their deaths.

The series concludes in the Omaheke Desert, where the sands of the Namibian desert have erased the final traces of Herero nomadic people, killed under German colonial rule in 1904.

Originally completed in 1998, and exhibited at Open Eye Gallery the following year, this project marked a turning point in Norfolk’s practice.

Simon Norfolk was born in Nigeria in 1963. He currently lives and works in Brighton.

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