Developing photographic practice in the North East of England

North East Photography Network
North East Photography Network
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 …

Mark Curran, The Economy of Appearances

Mark Curran, The Economy of Appearances

Commissioned by Nooderlicht Photofestival 2015 and NEPN.   ‘The Economy of Appearances by Mark Curran is an elaboration of his long-term ethnographically informed transnational research project, THE MARKET, focusing on the functioning …

Julian Germain, Mother’s Grief

Julian Germain, Mother’s Grief

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 …

Simon Roberts, The Social: Landscapes of Leisure

Simon Roberts, The Social: Landscapes of Leisure

Extending his exploration of the English social landscape, Simon Roberts worked on a major commission for The Social: Encountering Photography. A series of large-scale colour photographs, made in various locations throughout …

Stuart Whipps, Recorded Amendments

Stuart Whipps, Recorded Amendments

Stuart Whipps’ 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 or …

*Postponed* Photographer Talk: Mark Curran

*Due to unforeseen circumstances, we must regretfully postpone our planned talk with Mark Curran on Wednesday 18 May * NEPN will look to rearrange a date with Mark later in the year. …

Funding Advice Session with Arts Council England

Monday 9 May 2016, 2pm at the Northern Centre of Photography, Chester Road, Sunderland, SR1 3SD. Free.  Are you a photographer/artist looking to secure funding for your next project?  If …

Photographer Talk: Michele Allen

Photographic artist Michele Allen will be speaking about her practice and recent projects at City Library & Arts Centre, 2nd Floor (Meeting Room), Fawcett Street, Sunderland, SR1 1RE on Wednesday 27 April at 6.30pm.  This talk …

DEVELOP Award Participants Announced

NEPN is pleased to announce five photographers and their mentors for a new professional development programme.  Produced in collaboration with photography curator and mentor Marc Prüst, the scheme is designed to …

Photographer Talk: Liza Dracup

NEPN is pleased to welcome Liza Dracup to Newcastle to speak about her photographic practice on Wednesday 16 March at 6.30pm at the Mining Institute, Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle, NE1 1SE. The talk will …

Develop Award – Applications now closed

Applications are now closed for the NEPN Develop Award.  Up to 5 practitioners will be selected for an individually tailored programme of professional development over 5 months (March – July …