Redeye Events

                9 July 2019, 09:30 to 18:00

                Photographers Al Brydon and Fleur Olby are interested in art made through walking, the connection with nature, 'a?sense of place,' and self-expression. After a successful event in May, the pair are now hosting their second photo-sketch walk in the Peak District as part of Redeye's member-led programme of events.?

                News and Opportunities

                Redeye introduces Lightbox Plus: an intensive week of ideas and training to take your professionalism to the next level, Monday 2 to Friday 6 September. If you are already achieving success as a working photographer, artist or producer, Lightbox Plus has been tailored to help you progress further.

                As part of LOOK Photo Biennial 2019, Chapter 02: TRANSLATE / TRANSITION, Open Eye Gallery are looking for photographic work that relates to ideas of multi-nationality and exchange. Selected artists from this open call will be showing as part of group exhibitions at various non-traditional gallery venues.

                What's On


                9 March 2019 to 8 June 2019

                Gallery Oldham hosts You Get Me? An exhibition by Mahtab Hussain explores the critical question of identity among young working-class British Asian men. The 24 portraits examine how the weight of masculinity impacts the subject’s sense of self. Showing until?Saturday?8?June.


                10 May 2019 to 7 July 2019

                Opening Friday 10?May, Kinship at Open Eye Gallery navigates the dynamics of modern relationships. The exhibition presents projects from seven photographers, all women, addressing traditional ideas of how people might relate to others based on their gender, age, or position within a family. Together, the artists seek to open up new ways of thinking about how we express our sense of kin — as friends, family and partners. Kinship features?the work of Pixy Liao, Lydia Goldblatt, Johanna Heldebro, Jenny Lewis, Momo Okabe, and Margaret Mitchell.?

                11 May 2019 to 9 June 2019

                From May 11th The Lowry presents Zo? Law’s exhibition,?LIFE.?The series includes portraits of 21 people living with cancer who have been supported by Maggie’s across the UK through their different cancer experiences. Maggie’s provides free practical and emotional support to people with cancer and their family and friends.

                ? Giles Clarke for UN/OCHA, 2017
                11 May 2019 to 26 January 2020

                The Imperial War Museum North presents?Yemen: Inside a Crisis.?A free exhibition of photographs and objects from the conflict in Yemen.?Key exhibits will include?harrowing images captured by Yemeni photographers,?worn Yemeni Rial notes, charity food vouchers, medical equipment used to treat malnutrition and cholera and?dog-eared school books.?

                Ian Beesley
                13 May 2019 to 1 September 2019

                The National Coal Mining Museum presents Ian Beesley's Grafters: Industrial Society in image and word,?an exhibition exploring?scenes of industrial life in 19th, 20th and 21st century Britain.


                1 June 2019, 10:00 to 12 July 2019, 17:00

                The University of Salford has organised three short photography based courses that run through June and July. Introduction to darkroom photography, intermediate darkroom photography and photography for performance will be run by experienced professionals to develop your technical skills.?

                7 June 2019, 10:00 to 15:30

                A day of conversations around artistic and academic exchange between the UK and China. Speakers will talk through what makes successful collaborations, looking at how to foster good relationships and create meaningful work together.

                Sweet Debris Catalogue Launch
                11 June 2019, 19:00 to 21:00

                Waterside Arts Centre is hosting an event to launch the exhibition catalogue for their current exhibition,?Sweet Debris,?with a discussion on how the project came to fruition,?led by curator Mario Popham who will be joined by Open Eye's curator Thomas Dukes and exhibiting artists from Sweet Debris.

                29 June 2019, 09:30 to 14 September 2019, 21:30

                Professional photographers Colin McPherson and Adam Lee will guide you through two days looking into ways to ‘re-set’ your practice and how to develop the idea of shooting a photographic essay, story or narrative.?These short courses are aimed at people who love photography?and want to?take their practice?to a new level. Your teachers will help you explore what makes a great photograph and how to take one. Enjoy a stimulating and rewarding visit to one of Scotland’s hidden treasures, Easdale island.?

                BLAST! Festival Portfolio Reviews
                29 June 2019, 10:00 to 17:00

                The event will consist of a morning of presentations by a group of expert reviewers on key features of portfolio and professional development. During the afternoon there will be opportunities for one to one portfolio advice and reviews from 3 reviewers for 20 minutes each. This event is perfect for emerging practitioners, students and artists and will provide valuable advice and reviews from leading practitioners, curators and commissioners. Speakers and reviewers include?Anthony Luvera,?Liz Hingley,?Niall Mcdiarmid,?Sebah Chaudhry and?Skinder Hundal.?

                Redeye, Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Market Buildings, Thomas St, Manchester M4 1EU, UK
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