Photographer Michael Taylor says: “My aim is to let light reveal itself.” Hence his Luminescence series, which investigates light using electroluminescent wire, and is the first in the a number of his explorations.
Urban Desolation, is a new photographic installation from Dave Clayton with coves fours year of work documenting closed mental hospitals around the UK.
Photographers across Europe over the age of 21 still have time to get their image in for the Faces of Brewing competition, and with more than €1500 in camera equipment up for grabs, and all images that appear on the website will be awarded a €50 cash prize, it may well be worth getting your image in.
Tarnished Earth, an open air gallery of photographs by Jiri Rezac telling the story of one of the world’s biggest ecological disasters, is arriving in Plymouth this week.
People enjoying a bracing walk along the Hoe on Thursday, May 26 were treated to an unexpected spectacle as they passed Tinside Lido. They managed to catch a team of synchronised swimmers from Exeter braving the freezing cold water to provide an unprecedented photographic opportunity for Plymouth College of Art students.
Big wooden cable spools as tall as a person and artistically arranged in the tundra of the South Pole have been captured in photographs in the exhibition Spoolhenge, by pre-eminent New Zealand photographer Anne Noble.
Observations of American Life, an exhibition of black and white photography opens at the Theatre Royal Plymouth on Monday, April 18 and runs until Sunday, July 24.
Out of the melee of mistrust, hope, adventure, technology and arms race that made up the Cold War, Yuri Gagarin shot to international superstardom as the first man in space, cementing the Soviet Union’s cosmonauts’ prowess in that stage of the space race. On April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin made the first human flight in space. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 will be the 50th anniversary of this event, which will be celebrated throughout the British Isles.
A project organised by Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM) to improve care of the South West’s photographic history has been recognised by Icon, the Institute of Conservation, in its 2010 Awards.
There’s more than the feeling of the ‘beautiful outsiders’ to Matilda Temperly‘s Contemporary British Circus photographic exhibition at the Lighthouse, Poole. There seems to be a reflection that goes beyond the archival of modern circus activities, and you’ve only got until Saturday, November 27 to see for yourself.
Greg Dennis, first year press and editorial photography student at University College Falmouth, (UCF) has won £400 worth of holiday vouchers in a photography competition held by Helpful Holidays. His winning photo, Bunty’s Water Rainbow shows his dog playing in the river Teign, Devon.
Tom Jamieson, second year student on BA(Hons) Press & Editorial Photography at University College Falmouth, has been awarded £1,000 by established arts charity, Ideas Tap to shoot a photo story of his choice following submission of images taken on a Newlyn fishing trawler. Earlier in the year the same photography saw him also win one of only four coveted full scholarships to attend the Foundry Photojournalism Workshop run by the VII Network in Istanbul.
Russell Youles lives and works in Tavistock, an ancient stannary town on the western fringes of Dartmoor. It is this quiet market town which has provided the subject matter of much of Russell’s photography, from the landscapes around the town, to the historic buildings within and the people which inhabit and visit the town.
Everday scenes in Tavistock are the focus of the exhibition People in Tavistock, which features photographs by Tavistock residents Russell Youles and Steve Bloom.
Artist film-maker and doctoral researcher Kayla Parker interviews herself and Dr Roberta Mock, Professor of Performance Studies, about arts research in the Faculty of Arts at University of Plymouth
Harbour House, Kingsbridge, is the venue for an exhibition of photographs celebrating the 50th anniversary of the designation of the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Photographer Highton Ridley of Plymouth, was a Black and White Spider Awards nominee in the Nature category. The nomination and winners photo show was attended by 35,000 online viewers, who logged on from 154 countries to see the climax of the industry’s event for black and white photography.
For the first time in its 97-year history, Bridgwater Trades Council is sponsoring a piece of theatre – Riot, Rebellion and Bloody Insurrection.
Plymouth’s photographers and marine lovers will have an opportunity to see dancers performing underwater at the launch of a new programme on Thursday, December 10.
A photographic exhibition at the Exeter University’s Drama Department will be exploring the cultural life of Asian communities living in Southall during the unique period of cultural creativity and political activism flourished among the British Asians in Southall, London, following the race riots and Blair Peach murder 30 years ago.