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 …

Shahidul Alam is granted bail!

After spending 103 days in prison, Shahidul Alam has finally been released on bail.  We are delighted with this news however we still need to urge for the charges against …

Wear Experimenting Artists Talk

29 November, 6-8pm Wear Experimenting Artists Talk, Mackie’s Corner, High Street, Sunderland, SR1 1TX Since June 2018, artist Jo Howell has been delivering a participatory project with and for the …

Wear Experimenting Workshop and Exhibition Programme

Wear Experimenting opens at Mackie’s Corner, High Street, Sunderland on Thursday 8 November and will run to 1 December, opening on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 3-7pm.  Artist Jo Howell will …

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 displayed across the UK

Shahidul Alam, Smriti Azad, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1994. Dr Shahidul Alam was arrested, tortured and imprisoned in Dhaka Bangladesh at the beginning of August. Shahidul is an internationally respected photographer, journalist …