LEEDS: INDUSTRY with Chris Mear and Ian Beesley, 24th April ’19

This month in Leeds we have a focus on industry with Chris Mear and Ian Beesley. Looking into documentary approaches to industrial and post industrial Britain, both photographers give a candid insight into a world that many of us are alien to.

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Wednesday 24th April, 2019. Doors at 6pm, kicks off at 7pm 

The Brunswick, Leeds

Free Entry

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Chris Mear

Christopher Mear is an English photographer who studied at Staffordshire University. Mear uses his photography as a way to understand the social, economic and physical impact that the time of de-industrialisation, which coincided with his own lifetime, has had. His first book, Just Passing By, was published by Snibston Discovery Museum in 2014 who also organised his first solo exhibition a year earlier (2013).

 

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Ian Beesley

Ian Beesley reader practitioner at the University of Central Lancashire is currently  artist in residence at the Bradford Institute of health research and Gallery Oldham.
His work is exhibited widely and held in the collections of the RPS, the Imperial War Museum, The National Museum of Coal Mining and the Smithsonian USA.

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Wednesday 24th April, 2019. Doors at 6pm, kicks off at 7pm 

The Brunswick, Leeds

Free Entry

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