Hothouse arrives in Manchester for a day-long celebration of photographic talent. Throughout the day there will be short presentations from photographers about their recent work and projects, plus ample opportunity for networking and showing portfolios and books. You're welcome to drop in for an hour or two, or stay for the whole event - but please register to be sure of getting a place.
Some comments from previous Houthouses:
"I will feel the ripples of Hothouse for a while - inspiration, reflection, exploration."
"Stimulating, thought provoking, challenging & inspiring. I really did enjoy it."
"Well organised, good mix of photographers at various stages of their careers, good mix of approaches to work, short talks/presentations, so no time to get bored!"
Who is it for?
Whether you have a passion for new photography, want to discover new or emerging photographers, or simply would like the opportunity to meet and network with other photographers, enthusiasts and industry professionals, this event aims to have something for everyone.
Presenting your work
There are two ways you can present your work:
1) Give a talk. We strongly recommend this to all photographers - it's a way of focusing your thoughts and getting your work on the map. The talks are up to ten minutes long, in blocks of four. If you are interested in giving a short talk about your work, please send up to 12 jpeg images (no bigger than 5MB in total), along with a few sentences about yourself and your work, to email@example.com by 13 November 2017 at 10:00. Please use the email subject Manchester Hothouse application.
2) Bring a book or portfolio to share on the day. Everyone is welcome to bring their portfolio, prints or books to put on display for others to browse. We recommend you contact us in advance as space is limited at this venue. Please email Charlie Booth on firstname.lastname@example.org with details of what you will be bringing including a short description, quantity and any social media links by 5th February 2018 at 10:00. Please use the email subject Manchester Hothouse Portfolio.
10:00 to 16:00 on 17 February 2018. Doors open at 9:30.
The International Anthony Burgess Foundation, 3 Cambridge St, Manchester M1 5BY. The venue is fully accessible. There is a cafe in the building which will be open throughout the day.
This event is free to attend, but booking is essential; please register via the website. You will need to be logged in to make a booking. You can also make a donation at the time of booking, which helps to support our future programme of events. It costs Redeye about £16 per attendee to put this event on.