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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

Exhibitions Main Exhibition

LOOK Climate Lab 2024

18 January - 31 March 2024

Past Events

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

Past Events

Book Launch: ‘544m’ By Kevin Crooks

30 November 2023

Past Exhibitions

Bernice Mulenga @ Open Eye Gallery Atrium Space

17 November - 17 December 2023

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VR: Wirral Hospitals’ School and MaxLiteracy Award

10 June - 3 September 2021

  VR: Wirral Hospitals’ Schools and MaxLiteracy Award

With support from MaxLiteracy Award 2021, Open Eye Gallery has built upon our existing partnership with Wirral Hospitals’ School using archival photographs to explore the theme of Mental Health and Wellbeing with students. The project was led by funded poet and creative writer Pauline Rowe, Open Eye Gallery’s inaugural writer-in-residence.

Taking images from the Open Eye Gallery photography archive and connects them to the theme of Mental Health and Wellbeing, the exhibition will be hosted within Wirral Hospitals’ School from June 10th – September 3rd, prompting students to build upon their visual approaches to learning, informing new fusions of photography and creative writing practices. Alongside this exhibition, the project used these images as a stimulus to explore creative writing methods such as writing from objects, ekphrasis, letter-writing, diary entries, scrap-booking, micro-fiction. 

In this Virtual Reality version of the exhibition, explore the archive for yourself and feel inspired by the The Wall of Imagination created by students in response to the exhibition.

Wirral Hospitals’ School

Wirral Hospitals’ School is an alternative therapeutic school, in Birkenhead. Students have been medically and/or CAMHS assessed and are unable to access mainstream education. Over 50% of the students are pupil premium and suffer from mental health issues, gender dysphoria, many are diagnosed with ASC and ADHD, and others are also co-morbid with multiple medical conditions. The students are at an increased risk of isolation, limited social mobility and limited employment, which in turn increases the risk of ongoing mental health issues.

Pauline Rowe

Pauline Rowe has worked as a professional writer, poet and tutor for over 15 years. She is interested in social engagement, poetry and photography and writing and wellbeing. She was Open Eye Gallery’s writer-in-residence from 2016 – 2019, and she has wide experience working with communities and organisations in Liverpool, within health settings and working especially with vulnerable adults and young people.

Open Eye Gallery Archive

The Open Eye Gallery Archive contains approximately 1600 prints by more than 100 photographers. Started in 1980 – three years after the Gallery opened – by Open Eye Gallery’s first Director of Exhibitions, Peter Hagerty, the collection has remained closely linked to the Gallery’s commissions and exhibition programmes. Find out more about the archive here.

  VR: Wirral Hospitals’ Schools and MaxLiteracy Award

With support from MaxLiteracy Award 2021, Open Eye Gallery has built upon our existing partnership with Wirral Hospitals’ School using archival photographs to explore the theme of Mental Health and Wellbeing with students. The project was led by funded poet and creative writer Pauline Rowe, Open Eye Gallery’s inaugural writer-in-residence.

Taking images from the Open Eye Gallery photography archive and connects them to the theme of Mental Health and Wellbeing, the exhibition will be hosted within Wirral Hospitals’ School from June 10th – September 3rd, prompting students to build upon their visual approaches to learning, informing new fusions of photography and creative writing practices. Alongside this exhibition, the project used these images as a stimulus to explore creative writing methods such as writing from objects, ekphrasis, letter-writing, diary entries, scrap-booking, micro-fiction. 

In this Virtual Reality version of the exhibition, explore the archive for yourself and feel inspired by the The Wall of Imagination created by students in response to the exhibition.

Wirral Hospitals’ School

Wirral Hospitals’ School is an alternative therapeutic school, in Birkenhead. Students have been medically and/or CAMHS assessed and are unable to access mainstream education. Over 50% of the students are pupil premium and suffer from mental health issues, gender dysphoria, many are diagnosed with ASC and ADHD, and others are also co-morbid with multiple medical conditions. The students are at an increased risk of isolation, limited social mobility and limited employment, which in turn increases the risk of ongoing mental health issues.

Pauline Rowe

Pauline Rowe has worked as a professional writer, poet and tutor for over 15 years. She is interested in social engagement, poetry and photography and writing and wellbeing. She was Open Eye Gallery’s writer-in-residence from 2016 – 2019, and she has wide experience working with communities and organisations in Liverpool, within health settings and working especially with vulnerable adults and young people.

Open Eye Gallery Archive

The Open Eye Gallery Archive contains approximately 1600 prints by more than 100 photographers. Started in 1980 – three years after the Gallery opened – by Open Eye Gallery’s first Director of Exhibitions, Peter Hagerty, the collection has remained closely linked to the Gallery’s commissions and exhibition programmes. Find out more about the archive here.

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