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Sustainability – Climate Change and the impact from Industry

17 May 2022

Open Source Exhibitions

Open Source #22: Bags For Life – Luke Saxon

1 May - 31 May 2022

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VR: LOOK Climate Lab 2022

13 January - 20 March 2022

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An evening with Maytree Poets

28 April 2022

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Recovery in Focus & Inside Stories

14 May 2022

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Homo Humour film screening & Q&A

7 May 2022

Events

Painting the Mersey in 17 Canvases Coast to Coast to Coast

21 May 2022

Exhibitions Open Source Exhibitions

Open Source #21: Ancestral Folk – Eunice Pais

1 April - 30 April 2022

Exhibitions Main Exhibition

Follow The River, Follow The Thread

1 April - 12 June 2022

Exhibitions

Saturday Girl About Town at Castlefield Gallery New Art Spaces: Wigan

28 January 2022

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WE

31 March - 1 May 2022

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Who Cares? – Symposium exploring the role of art & design in health & care

26 April 2022

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Socially Engaged Photography Network: North West regional meet up event ‘Co-authoring the Collection’ 

28 April 2022

HOPE COMMUNITY GARDEN/ FEEDING LIVERPOOL: REIMAGINING YOUR FUTURE FOOD NEIGHBOURHOOD

9 March 2022

SESSION 3: DERELICTION TO DELICIOUS

11 March 2022

PELOTON COOP: JOY RIDE

18 March 2022

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DIGITAL WINDOW GALLERY: Grow Your Own

23 February - 20 March 2022

Taking Root Bootle – Growing on the Streets: Involving local residents In greening up public spaces

10 March 2022

Liverpool Food Growers Network: Panel Discussion

12 March 2022

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ECOSYSTEM 2: OPEN CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

19 February - 20 March 2022

SCOUSE FLOWERHOUSE

2 March - 5 March 2022

Session 3: Windowsill Growing with Croxteth Community Garden

12 March 2022

Taster Menu

11 March 2022

Session 2: Dereliction to delicious

11 March 2022

Session 2: Introduction to beekeeping

11 March 2022

Session 1: Dereliction to delicious

11 March 2022

Session 1: Introduction to Beekeeping

11 March 2022

Session 2: Windowsill Growing with Croxteth Community Garden

10 March 2022

Session 2: Relax and Grow

10 March 2022

Session 1: Windowsill Growing with Croxteth Community Garden

10 March 2022

Session 1: Relax and Grow

10 March 2022

Compost Works – An Introduction into Composting

9 March 2022

Hope Community Garden/ Feeding Liverpool: Reimagining your Future Food Neighbourhood

9 March 2022

Liverpool Food Growers Network: Rethinking our Food System

9 March - 12 March 2022

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VR: NOVUS: Restricted Views – Creative Outlooks

1 December - 12 December 2021

Exhibitions Past Exhibitions

VR: Collective Matters

1 October - 12 December 2021

Exhibitions

Digital Window Gallery: On the Brink

27 January - 19 March 2022

Exhibitions Open Source Exhibitions

Open Source #20: Matt Dunne

9 February - 28 February 2022

Arts Groupie Workshops

26 February - 19 March 2022

TREE: Live Storytelling Session

19 March 2022

Horti-Culture Sharing Sessions with Arts Groupie and Incredible Edible

19 March - 9 March 2022

Liver Bird Safari with Arts Groupie

26 February - 26 February 2022

Past Events

Shop the Look Project with Emma Summerscales Open studio

11 February 2022

Mersey Green Map

4 February - 14 March 2022

Climate Cafés

26 January - 9 March 2022

Growing Sudley CIC: Nature’s Apothecary Workshops

23 January - 6 March 2022

Cyanotype Workshop with Edd Carr

25 February 2022

Read Now Write Now: Climate Champions Writing Workshops

30 January - 17 March 2022

Hope and Fear

25 January - 30 March 2022

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Peloton Liverpool Cooperative

16 February - 18 February 2022

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Whose Land Is It?

8 July - 19 September 2021

The gallery is operating with distancing measures in place; please follow guidelines to help us keep you and all other users of the gallery space safe.

OPEN WEDNESDAY – SUNDAY 11-4. SEE DISTANCING GUIDELINES HERE

Whose Land Is It? brings together three Australian artists approaching the idea of the landscape and the elements of it which may have previously escaped our attention. The drying riverbeds directly linked to climate change and land misuse and mismanagement by James Tylor, the materials and tokens gathered during Atong Atem’s walks through her local area and the feminist reading of the landscape as interpreted by Amanda Williams all help in establishing more engaged ways of reading the land, and understanding the impact the landscape has on us. It is through these images that a sense of ownership or belonging can begin to form. Whose land is being photographed, how can we picture ourselves there, and who is the landscape for?


James Tylor’s Economics of Water in Gallery 1 presents photographs of the Murray-Darling basin in southeastern Australia, where resources and potential have disappeared through water mismanagement, industrialisation, and short-sighted decisions. Each photograph is overlaid with gold geometric shapes symbolising the former wealth of the land, its forgotten uses, and the dislocated relationship between humanity and knowledge of the water.

In Gallery 2, Atong Atem takes us on a journey through lockdown with Monstera Obliqua 2021 & Photo Weavings 2021. The layers found within and on the surface of the photographs are the traces of natural materials collected during these walks, acting as a map of the walk as they catalogue and present the topography and content of the local landscape. The woven nature of the work presents a tactile, physical way of connecting with the outside world.

In Gallery 3, Nichols Gorge Walk, Kosciuszko National Park, 2021 by Amanda Williams introduces a feminist reading to the landscape and cave structures seen in this series. Working with fogged paper and repeated prints, the images The images encourage a focus that is based less on conquering and overcoming the land, and is instead more reflective, collaborative and in synchrony with the natural elements, applying a feminist approach to landscape photography.

This exhibition invites our visitors to think about the role of visual culture and photography in helping us to question the images we hold and refer to when we think of the landscape, and what action can be taken to preserve and protect the land.

Open Eye Gallery acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the Traditional Owners of lands and waters across Australia and recognises that Indigenous sovereignty has never been ceded.

Image: Economics of water #10 (Canal), 2018, James Tylor

The gallery is operating with distancing measures in place; please follow guidelines to help us keep you and all other users of the gallery space safe.

OPEN WEDNESDAY – SUNDAY 11-4. SEE DISTANCING GUIDELINES HERE

Whose Land Is It? brings together three Australian artists approaching the idea of the landscape and the elements of it which may have previously escaped our attention. The drying riverbeds directly linked to climate change and land misuse and mismanagement by James Tylor, the materials and tokens gathered during Atong Atem’s walks through her local area and the feminist reading of the landscape as interpreted by Amanda Williams all help in establishing more engaged ways of reading the land, and understanding the impact the landscape has on us. It is through these images that a sense of ownership or belonging can begin to form. Whose land is being photographed, how can we picture ourselves there, and who is the landscape for?


James Tylor’s Economics of Water in Gallery 1 presents photographs of the Murray-Darling basin in southeastern Australia, where resources and potential have disappeared through water mismanagement, industrialisation, and short-sighted decisions. Each photograph is overlaid with gold geometric shapes symbolising the former wealth of the land, its forgotten uses, and the dislocated relationship between humanity and knowledge of the water.

In Gallery 2, Atong Atem takes us on a journey through lockdown with Monstera Obliqua 2021 & Photo Weavings 2021. The layers found within and on the surface of the photographs are the traces of natural materials collected during these walks, acting as a map of the walk as they catalogue and present the topography and content of the local landscape. The woven nature of the work presents a tactile, physical way of connecting with the outside world.

In Gallery 3, Nichols Gorge Walk, Kosciuszko National Park, 2021 by Amanda Williams introduces a feminist reading to the landscape and cave structures seen in this series. Working with fogged paper and repeated prints, the images The images encourage a focus that is based less on conquering and overcoming the land, and is instead more reflective, collaborative and in synchrony with the natural elements, applying a feminist approach to landscape photography.

This exhibition invites our visitors to think about the role of visual culture and photography in helping us to question the images we hold and refer to when we think of the landscape, and what action can be taken to preserve and protect the land.

Open Eye Gallery acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the Traditional Owners of lands and waters across Australia and recognises that Indigenous sovereignty has never been ceded.

Image: Economics of water #10 (Canal), 2018, James Tylor

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