Launch: Thursday 6 April 2017, 6pm
Venue: Open Eye Gallery, 19 Mann Island, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool, L3 1BP
Exhibition dates: Friday 7 April – Sunday 18 June 2017
Gallery opening times: Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm
Open Eye Gallery’s ‘Culture Shifts: Global’ exhibition will present new and unseen work from Hong Kong photographer Luke Ching, supported by us (University of Salford Art Collection). The large-scale work was produced by turning an entire hotel room in Liverpool’s Titanic Hotel into a pinhole camera for 3 days.
New work from Wo Bik Wong, one of Hong Kong’s leading female photographers, will also be shown, alongside photos of social housing taken by Derek Man, a London-based photographer flown back to Hong Kong on a commission from Open Eye Gallery. Each artist explores the modern urban environment and unfamiliar cities with fresh eyes.
Our Art Curator Lindsay Taylor is co-curating this exhibition at Open Eye Gallery and the new work by Luke Ching which we are co-commissioning will then enter our art collection.
The exhibition is part of LOOK/17: Liverpool International Photography Festival, titled ‘Cities of Exchange: Liverpool/Hong Kong’.