Open Eye: Monthly Exhibition Tour

    Photo: Ted-Oonk
    Photo: Ted-Oonk
    Location (with MAP): Open Eye Gallery
    Date/Time: Sunday 14 February 2016. 14:30 - 15:15
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    Monthly Exhibition Tour

    Sunday 14 February 2016, 14.30 – 15.15
    Free

    Exhibition tours are led by our curatorial team and offer insight to the works on display. They are also a great opportunity to discuss the exhibition with others. The tour lasts approximately 45 minutes.

    Booking is not required. For further information please call +44 (0)151 236 6768 or email info@openeye.org.uk

    Current exhibition –
    Flat Death: Edgar Martins & Jordan Baseman

    Through photographic projects by Edgar Martins and Jordan Baseman, this exhibition presents two series of work that invite us to reflect on how we deal with death, as a society and individually.

    Edgar Martins attempts to understand our relationship to death and photography’s role in this process through a variety of images. Jordan Baseman’s exhibition of memorial images sits within a long tradition of photography being used by families to remember their loved ones after they have passed.

    In shaping the exhibition we have been in consultation with leading individuals & mental health organisations to ensure an open dialogue. Throughout the exhibition, we will be holding events considering the ethical responsibilities and systems of public beliefs around the work presented and sharing the findings.

    The exhibition’s title, Flat Death, is taken from Roland Barthes’ Camera Lucida which considers the photograph as a fixed record of a moment in time.