Developing photographic practice in the North East of England

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 …

A Struggle for Democracy: Exhibition at the University of Sunderland

  A Struggle for Democracy – Shahidul Alam Wednesday 17 October 2018, 1pm. University of Sunderland, Priestman Building (Showcase Space), SR1 3PZ. Join us to launch an exhibition of work …

Wear Experimenting – PARTICIPATE!

#WearExperimenting is an ambitious photographic project devised by Jo Howell and commissioned by The Cultural Spring and NEPN.  The project seeks to engage the people of Sunderland in a series of photographic …

A Struggle for Democracy: Images by Shahidul Alam to be displayed across the UK

Shahidul Alam, Smriti Azad, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1994. Call for Participation in exhibition of Shahidul Alam’s Work Dr Shahidul Alam was arrested, tortured and imprisoned in Dhaka Bangladesh at the beginning …

Shahidul Alam Detained: Appeal for his release

Dr. Shahidul Alam, internationally respected photographer, activist, journalist, founder and Managing Director of the Bangladesh multimedia company, Drik, founder of Chobi Mela International Photography Festival and Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, was forcibly abducted …

Call for Associate Photographic Artists – #WearExperimenting

Deadline:  9am Monday 16 July 2018. #WearExperimenting is an ambitious photographic project devised by Jo Howell and commissioned by The Cultural Spring and NEPN.  The project seeks to engage the …

Photographer Talk: Hannah Starkey

Image:  Hannah Starkey, Untitled, October 1998. 1998 framed c-type print. 122 x 152 cm, 48 x 59 7/8 inches.  ©Hannah Starkey, courtesy Maureen Paley, London Join us to hear Hannah Starkey talk about her …