Ways of Looking is a new festival of
photography in Bradford and runs throughout October
Exploring the theme EVIDENCE, the festival presents new
exhibitions and commissions, photography in public spaces,
collaborations with Bradford residents, a specially published book,
and an inspiring programme of events.
Ways of Looking is organised by Impressions Gallery, National Media Museum, and The Culture Company, with partners
Bradford Grid, Bradford Museums and
Galleries, Fabric, Gallery II University of
Bradford, and Leeds
Met Gallery and Studio Theatre. The festival is funded by Arts Council England through the
National Lottery Fund and supported by Bradford
Metropolitan District Council.
The festival is funded by Arts Council England through the
National Lottery Fund.
Why the Boar?
The Ways of Looking 2011 crest features the Bradford
Boar. Legend tells that this fearsome beast wrought havoc
throughout the district, terrifying the local populace. Eventually
a reward was offered for its head. A brave hunter finally shot the
boar with a bow and arrow, producing its tongue as evidence and
proof of his success. Our 2011 boar looks a little less ferocious
and a lot more friendly than its legendary relation...