Coastal Retreats – Damien Wootten

Coastal Retreats – Damien Wootten

In 2006, Damien Wootten began to take photographs, using colour film, along the coastline of the north east. It is an area that he had previously photographed in black & white […]

Louise Taylor – Shoot!

Louise Taylor – Shoot!

Shoot! is a documentary project developed over 4 years by North East based photographer Louise Taylor. During this time she joined a small pheasant and partridge shooting syndicate in Tow […]

Brenda Burrell – The Great Fern Street Postcard Mystery

Brenda Burrell – The Great Fern Street Postcard Mystery

Brenda Burrell is fascinated by the snapshot, vernacular photography and communication. She collects local postcards from the 1970s and before, and snapshots and family albums showing everyday life in the […]

John Kippin – Ships That Pass

John Kippin – Ships That Pass

‘Ships that Pass’, a new photographic installation for the windows of the National Glass Centre references the River Wear and the sense of purpose it achieved in over 600 years […]

You Are The Company In Which You Keep

You Are The Company In Which You Keep

Craig Ames, Ulf Aminde, Haley Austin, Natasha Caruana, Nick Crowe & Ian Rawlinson, Melanie Friend, Gilbert & George, Julian Germain, Paul Graham, Chris Harrison, Nigel Henderson, Jeremy Hutchison, Yee I-Lann, […]

Sarah Pickering – Aim and Fire

Sarah Pickering – Aim and Fire

“Aim”, “shoot” and “fire”; the language of the gun is shared with that of photography and film. It’s not surprising that the camera and gun evolved together. In the 1880’s […]

Michele Allen – Forgotten Fruit

Michele Allen – Forgotten Fruit

‘ The kerb is fascinating, maybe it’s the height, we spend twenty minutes shuffling up and down in the sun, pulling at the fine blades of grass which grow between […]

Paul Alexander Knox and Ciara Leeming – Homelands

Paul Alexander Knox and Ciara Leeming – Homelands

Paul Alexander Knox, We Are All Brothers Here - Stories from the Bangladeshi Community Growing out of a year documenting the Bangladeshi community rooted in the once industrial centre of Paul’s […]

Irwan Ahmett and Tita Salina – Deleting Memory

Irwan Ahmett and Tita Salina – Deleting Memory

In their new project Deleting Memory commissioned for The Social: encountering photography, Indonesian-based artists Irwan Ahmett and Tita Salina set out to explore the relationship between the city and its […]

The ‘Month of Photography’ comes to an end. Did you come?

Well, that was exhausting!   Although most of the installations have now disappeared you can still catch the following: Precious Little Diamond at The NewBridge Project until 6 December 2013 Paul […]

Irwan Ahmett and Tita Salina – Deleting Memory opening at Pop Recs Ltd

14 November 5-7pm Venue: Pop Recs Ltd, 51 Fawcett Street, Sunderland, SR1 1RS. Join us this Thursday for the opening of  ’Deleting Memory’ an exhibition of work created by Tita Salina, Irwan Ahmett […]

Mark Henderson – Steels Social Club Residency Social Morning

15 November 11am-1pm Venue: Steels Social Club concert room, 1 Peacock St W, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear SR4 6LQ Join us this Friday for a presentation of findings as part of […]

Artist Talk: Gayle Chong Kwan

12 November 6-8pm Venue: HM Bark Endeavour, Castlegate Quay, Riverside, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1BZ Join artist Gayle Chong Kwan aboard the Endeavour to find out more about Arripare an exciting new […]

SOCIAL NETWORKING (Old School Style!)

Thursday 14 November, 7.00-9.00pm. Independent (Lounge), 27-28 Holmeside, Sunderland SR1 3JE Join us for an informal social in the pub including viewing inspirational work from international photography festivals including Photo […]

‘Nobody told us about it’: Socialising photo-history

Friday 8 November 2013, 1.30-5.00pm.  Book HERE Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, City Library and Arts Centre, Fawcett Street, Sunderland, SR1 1RE Panel discussion convened by Laura Guy, PhD Candidate, […]