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Marjolaine Ryley, The Thin Blue Line, The Deep Red Sea

Marjolaine Ryley, The Thin Blue Line, The Deep Red Sea

NEPN is proud to have published a new e-book and publication by Marjolaine Ryley, The Thin Blue Line, the Deep Red Sea – Explorations of Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss. Marjolaine …

Kuba Ryniewicz, Fantasy Photo Studio

Kuba Ryniewicz, Fantasy Photo Studio

In Autumn 2015, Photographic artist Kuba Ryniewicz was commissioned to develop Fantasy Photo-Studio, a city centre pop-up for the Sunderland2021 launch weekend. The vision was to create a humorous and …

Julian Germain, Newborns

Julian Germain, Newborns

To coincide with the launch of Sunderland’s intention to bid for UK City of Culture 2021, Julian Germain photographed babies born on Wearside in the summer of 2015.  As representatives …

Bläue (Blueness) by Kerstin Schroedinger

NEPN and Breeze Creatives present a screening of Bläue (Blueness), a film by artist Kerstin Schroedinger on Wednesday 7 March at 6.30pm at Bamburgh House, Newcastle. Following the screening there …

Michael Daglish reflects on his attendance of Singapore International Photography Festival, October 2016

In October I was given the opportunity to visit Singapore International Photography Festival (SIPF). This opportunity came in the form a travel bursary via NEPN, supported by Arts Council England. …

Karolina Maciagowska reflects on her attendance of Landskrona Foto Festival 2016

Landskrona is a relatively small Swedish city but aims high in photography.  This year’s festival featured everything from exhibitions, an international seminar, artist talks, outdoor installations to portfolio reviews, photo …

Video of ‘Joseph Swan and Photography in Sunderland’ event

Nat Wilkins of Canny Productions produced this smashing film which gives a sense of the mood and magic of our Joseph Swan and Photography in Sunderland event which was held …

Shahidul Alam: Kalpana’s Warriors 1 Dec 2017 – 11 Jan 2018

NEPN and Breeze Creatives will be presenting an exhibition by the acclaimed Bangladeshi photographer and activist Shahidul Alam during this Autumn’s Freedom City 2017 celebration.  In this powerful installation, Alam explores issues of racism, …

Sunderland Photo-Walk

BBC Get Creative Weekend - Sunderland 8 April 2017 To coincide with BBC’s Get Creative weekend, Sunderland is hosting a Get Creative day on 8 April 2017 and NEPN is organising a Photo-Walk open to …