Developing photographic practice in the North East of England

North East Photography Network
North East Photography Network
North East Photography Network
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 …

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 …

Sarah Pickering, Celestial Objects

Sarah Pickering, Celestial Objects

‘ 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, Photographers

BlackLab: David Oates and Mishka Henner, Photographers

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 …

Photographer Talk – Natasha Caruana

Photographic artist Natasha Caruana will be speaking about her practice and recent projects at City Library & Arts Centre (Meeting Room), Sunderland on Wednesday 17 February at 6.30pm.  The talk is …

Develop: Workshop and Professional Development Programme

5 February 2016, 9.30-17.00, Bamburgh House, Market Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6BH – NOW FULLY BOOKED Develop: Workshop is a one-day professional development event which will include workshops and …

Photographer Talk: Chloe Dewe Mathews

NEPN is pleased to welcome Chloe Dewe Mathews to Newcastle to speak about her photographic practice on Wednesday 13 January at 6.30pm at the Mining Institute, Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle, NE1 …

‘In Conversation’ event with Clare Freestone of National Portrait Gallery

Image: Kate Fox by James Sebright ©James Sebright In Conversation and exhibition tour with Clare Freestone, Associate Curator of Photographs, National Portrait Gallery.  Wednesday 18 November 2015 at Sunderland Museum & Winter …

Marjolaine Ryley, The Thin Blue Line, The Deep Red Sea – Explorations of Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss

New e-book and Publication Marjolaine Ryley has been working with UK charity The Miscarriage Association as their artist in Residence on a project entitled ‘The Thin Blue, Line The Deep …

NEPN Develop Awards

NEPN is delighted to announce we will be working with international photography curator and consultant Marc Prüst on a new professional development programme for photographers in the region.   Develop aims to …