The programme for The Social: Encountering Photography is now published! 

18 October - 16 November 2013
 


©Simon Roberts, Penshaw Monument, Penshaw, July 2013 from The Social: landscapes of leisure


OPENING WEEKEND

THURSDAY 17/FRIDAY 18/SATURDAY 19 OCTOBER
 
We’re delighted to invite you to the opening of a month-long celebration of photography, staged across Sunderland and North-East England. There are events throughout the month we hope to see you at some of them soon! 
Please join us for the opening events and at the first of our Socials at Independent Sunderland.



THURSDAY 17 OCTOBER: 
6:00 – 8:00pm      DLI Museum & Durham Art Gallery:  Louise Taylor 'Shoot!’ / Sarah Pickering 'Aim and Fire'
  
FRIDAY 18 OCTOBER: SUNDERLAND CITY CENTRE EXHIBITIONS
10:00 – 3:00   The Social @ Sunderland Minster, works by Marjolaine Ryley and Ingrid Pollard
10:00 -  4:00   Creative Cohesion, ''Made in Sunderland' 
5:00 – 7:00      National Glass Centre: John Kippin 'Ships That Pass'  
5:00 – 7:00      Priestman Building, University of Sunderland, Main Gallery: Shahidul Alam and Saydia Gulrukh, 'Searching for Kalpana Chakma'/ Showcase Gallery: Five Photographers
5:00 – 7:00      Pop Recs Ltd, 50 Fawcett Street:  'Edition' Photography magazine launch.
6:00 – 9:00      Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, main gallery: 'You Are The Company in Which You Keep' (pt I)
6:00 – 9:00      Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Project Space: 'The (Post) Colonial Photostudio II'
6:00 – 9:00      Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens: ‘You Are The Company in Which You Keep’ (pt II) / Brenda Burrell 'The Great Fern Street Postcard Mystery'
From 9:00pm  The Social at Independent, 27 Holmeside, Sunderland  SR1 3JB

OFF-SITE INSTALLATIONS:  (open for viewing from 10am but daylight viewing recommended)
The Bridges Market Square, SR1 3DR, Sunderland: Simon Roberts 'The Social: landscapes of leisure', Arabella Plouviez 'Connected'
The Bridges Car-park Rotunda: Crowtree Road, SR1 3JU: Arabella Plouviez 'Connected'
Park Lane / Crowtree Road, SR1 3JU: Harry Hall 'The Small Society'
Old Fire Station, Dun Cow Street, SR1 3HA: Juliet Chenery-Robson 'Portraits of a Postmodern Illness'
University Boulevard, University of Sunderland, Chester Road, SR1 3SD: Ananda van der Pluijm 'Martin' 
Also look out for Adshels around Sunderland including Melanie Manchot from 'Tracer' at Borough Road, SR1 1PS.
 
INSTALLATIONS AT TYNE & WEAR METRO STATIONS
Monument: David Bate, ‘Indian Notes on Democracy’
Newcastle Central:  Simon Roberts, ‘The Social: landscapes of leisure’/ Arabella Plouviez, ‘Virus Portraits’
Gateshead: Peter Fryer and David Campbell ‘Laygate Stories’
Pelaw: Arabella Plouviez, ‘Virus Portraits’
Sunderland Central: Plouviez, ‘Virus Portraits’
University: Ananda van der Pluijm, from the series ‘Martin’
 
All exhibitions continue Saturday 19th and for the rest of The Social. 

SATURDAY 19 OCTOBER:
 
SUNDERLAND PREVIEWS AND TALKS
11:00 – 1:00    Sunderland city centre walking tour of offsite works - meet in Sunderland Museum foyer -  with Simon Roberts and other photographers
1:00 – 3:00     Holy Trinity Church, Damien Wootten, ‘East Sunderland Photographic residency’. Exhibition reception and photographer tour.
1:00 – 1:30      Tour of  ‘You Are The Company…’ at NGCA, third floor, City Library, with Alistair Robinson
1:30 – 2:00      Tour of ‘You are the Company…’ at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens with Alistair Robinson
3:00 – 4:00     Curator and Photographer Talk ‘The (Post) Colonial Photostudio II’ – at NGCA project space with Alexander Supartono  and artists including Dow Wasiksiri and Yee I-Lann.
 
NEWCASTLE: SIDE GALLERY PREVIEW AND TALK
2:00 – 4:00       Ciara Leeming and Paul Alexander Knox ‘Homelands’ at Side Gallery, Newcastle
 
WASHINGTON ARTS CENTRE
10:00 - 18:00        Michele Allen: 'Forgotten Fruit'. (Exhibition reception and photographers’ talk, 25 Oct, 6-8pm)
 
 For full details and the whole programme for the month please visit www.thesocialnepn.co.uk, follow us at @TheSocialNEPN or like our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/thesocialnepn 
 and look out for copies of The Social newspaper.

 

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