Developing and promoting photography in the North East of England

Julian Germain

Julian Germain

The Great North Passion Commission Julian Germain’s work often pays homage to what might be termed popular photography, in particular the family pictures and snapshots that we routinely make as …

Stuart Whipps

Stuart Whipps

Stuart Whipps’ new video commission Recorded Amendments: The Carboniferous Epoch (2013) examines how Britain’s new towns – built during the optimism of post-war Britain – have become landscapes of either mass consumption …

Sarah Pickering

Sarah Pickering

‘ Celestial Objects’ Commissioned by Locus+ in partnership with NEPN. Photography is used by astronomers to look back in time. Observed wavelengths reveal the elements that form distant galaxies, whose …

BlackLab: David Oates and Mishka Henner

BlackLab: David Oates and Mishka Henner

Mishka Henner and David Oates (known collectively as BlackLab) were recently awarded a funded commission to create a new work for the 8th edition of the Berwick Film & Media …

Aaron Guy

Aaron Guy

Commissioned in partnership with the North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineering (NEIMME) Recovery of reserves [pre- ƒace] 2011. There are new horizons coming into our view, layers …

Richard Stout

Richard Stout

Research Residency in partnership with Belfast Exposed Interesting parallels between the industrial, economic and social histories of Newcastle and Belfast can be drawn and both cities and regions have a …

Seminar and Book Launch, Versatile Image: The Networked Photograph

1 July 2014, 4-7pm, The Mining Institute, Newcastle upon Tyne This seminar will explore the perceived current opportunities and challenges for photographers, curators and audiences of photography in the digital age with …

Photographer Talk: Chris Harrison

Join us for a talk by Jarrow-born photographer Chris Harrison at the Mining Institute on Thursday 26 June 2014. Chris will be speaking about his recent projects including ‘I Belong …

The Social nominated for a Journal Culture Award 2013

NEPN is thrilled to be shortlisted for a Journal Culture Award, for The Social: Encountering Photography, in the category of Best Event Sunderland.  We’d like to thank all participating artists, …

Photographer Talk: Tim Mitchell

Tim Mitchell will be speaking about his practice with invited guests, photographers John Kippin and Paul Alexander Knox and geographer Mike Crang, on 22 January 2014 at 6-8pm to coincide …

Daniele Sambo ‘Sown’ – continues in Sunderland

Daniele Sambo has been awarded funds from Arts Trust Scotland to continue his series Sown in Sunderland, as an exciting legacy following his involvement in The Social.   The work …

The Social wraps up, well, nearly! Please tell us what you thought

Well, that was exhausting!   Although most of the installations have now disappeared you can still catch the following: Paul Alexander Knox and Ciara Leeming at Side Gallery until 21 …