Developing photographic practice in the North East of England

Helen McGhie, Anatomy of a Northern Astronomer and Dark Adaptation

Helen McGhie, Anatomy of a Northern Astronomer and Dark Adaptation

NEPN commissioned photographic artist Helen McGhie to produce two new pieces of work for the Observe Experiment Archive programme and exhibition at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens in 2019. Helen investigates the …

Robert Zhao Renhui – Research at the Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Robert Zhao Renhui – Research at the Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

In 2019, Singaporean visual artist Robert Zhao Renhui was commissioned by NEPN to make new work for Observe, Experiment, Archive, in response to the collections of Sunderland Museum & Winter …

Tessa Bunney, The Flower Fields

Tessa Bunney, The Flower Fields

In 2019, Tessa Bunney was commissioned for NEPN’s enquiry project ‘Observe Experiment Archive’, also supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. An excerpt from The Flower Fields was …

The Flower Fields – A new publication by Tessa Bunney

The Flower Fields, commissioned and published by NEPN as part of the ‘Observe Experiment, Archive’ project, supported by Arts Council England with texts by Greg Hobson and Caroline Beck and …

Talk Recording: T.J. Demos

T.J. Demos – Radical Futurisms: Insurgent Universality, Solidarity and Worlds-to-Come A talk programmed by NEPN held on Zoom on 24 June 2021.     T.J. Demos Talk, 24 June 2021. …

Talk Recordings: Photography, Environment, Action Symposium

You can now view the talks from our symposium ‘Photography, Environment, Action’ held on 25 June 2021 which aimed to explore the role of photography in communicating the environmental crisis …

NEPN Summer Social

Tuesday 3 August, 6-7pm, on Zoom. Join us with a cold one to catch up with fellow photographers in the North East. NEPN will share plans for the new website …

SHIFTS: Photography in the 21st Century Museum

Image credit: Panos Kokkinias, Yiannis (2016), Archival inkjet, 80 x 122 cm © Panos Kokkinias, courtesy of the artist and Xippas Gallery, Paris, Geneva, Montevideo. Wednesday, 7 July 2021, 13:00 (British Summer …

Shifts: Photography, Environment, Action

Thursday 24 June, 6.30pm. Friday 25 June 2021, 9.30am – 4pm. Join us across two days for talks and discussion on Zoom, exploring the role of photography in communicating the …