Leeds Talk with Richard Higginbottom and Sam Hutchinson, 25th October ’18

This month in Leeds we have talks from northern photographers Richard Higginbottom and Sam Hutchinson.

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Thursday 25th October, 2018. Doors at 6pm, kicks off at 7pm.  The Brunswick, Leeds. 

Free Entry.

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Richard Higginbottom

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Richard Higginbottom lives and works in the North of England. He is a photographer, publisher and educator whose photographic work has been featured in a number of group exhibitions and publications including Ante Meridiem and Crete:Diary (Antler Press).
In addition to his personal photographic work, Richard publishes photographic books under the Tide Press imprint where he collaborates with photographic artists to create handmade books with high production values. His current photographic work-in progress is being made in Manchester city centre where he explores and responds to the mechanics of the city and the materials that bind it together. He will be publishing a range of new books with Tide Press in 2018/19 including work by Jack Greenwood, Phoebe Kieley and Mario Popham & Tom Baskeyfield.

Sam Hutchinson

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Sam Hutchinson is an artist and photographer based in Leeds, UK, working with image-making, appropriation, sculpture and installation. Concerned with the processes of traditional and contemporary image-making, the use of found and appropriated materials and the recycled visual pollution that is subconsciously taken in through everyday commercialism. Highlighting and protesting potential failures and social phenomenons, and studying the use of authority, questions are raised about inbuilt belief/learned behaviours within society. Images and bodies of work are made everyday, or some over years, his practice a constant development and accumulation of a shifting archive,  raising concerns about the general understanding and application of current forms of readily-available image making technologies and how they blur the line between the everyday user of images, photographer, and artist.

Recent books include self-published ‘Erase Years Off Your Mind in Days’, ‘The World is Unfair & People Cannot Spell’ published by Village, and the recent launch of Serf Editions with Ella Cronk’s ‘Thinking About the Relevance of Various Objects’, through Serf Studios and Project Space, Leeds.

 

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Thursday 25th October, 2018. Doors at 6pm, kicks off at 7pm.  The Brunswick, Leeds. 

Free Entry.

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