Partners and Supporters
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
and supported by a number of organisations.
Impressions Gallery promotes and exhibits photography that gets people looking, thinking and talking. Established 40 years ago, Impressions is one of the UKs leading venues for contemporary photography.
National Media Museum
The National Media Museum is situated in the heart of Bradford, UNESCO City of Film and aim to be the best museum in world for inspiring people to learn about, engage with and create media.
The Culture Company
The Culture Company is an independent art and media commissioning and programming agency which develops innovative cross-sector partnerships for public and cultural benefit. It focuses on commissioning contemporary visual arts and new media, exhibition programming and partnership development.
Bradford 1 Gallery
Bradford 1 Gallery is Bradford Council’s free city centre art gallery. The gallery provides opportunities to engage with quality contemporary art and to bring the work of artists with national and international reputations to the people of Bradford.http://www.bradfordmuseums.org
The Bradford Grid is an ongoing photographic survey of Bradford City and the surrounding towns and countryside by a group of professional and amateur photographers. A map of the Bradford district is used as a guide to document the area by grid square.http://www.bradfordgrid.co.uk
Pop Up Art Space
Vibrant, urban, temporary art space right in the heart of Bradford. Pop Up has a wide range of exciting exhibitions that provides opportunities for regional artists through community projects, high quality art, photography exhibitions and digital installations.
Leeds Met Gallery & Studio Theatre
The Gallery & Studio Theatre have been commissioning, curating and programming visual art and performance since 1991 to present some of the most cutting edge arts in the region.
Gallery II University of Bradford
Gallery II presents high quality artwork which connects the local to the global. The gallery extend the boundaries through research projects and residency initiatives in and around campus and beyond.http://www.brad.ac.uk/gallery
Birmingham Central Library
Birmingham Central Library has over 2 million photographic items and uniquely, holds the only national collection of photography in a public library. The Library’s Photography Collections will be moved to new, state-of-the-art storage, display and access facilities in the Library of Birmingham, due to open in 2013.http://birmingham.gov.uk
Bradford College has been delivering quality education and training for over 175 years. Each year the college delivers hundreds of courses to over 23,000 learners, from across the globe. The College is the fourth largest in the country and the largest provider of higher education outside of the university sector in England.http://www.bradfordcollege.ac.uk
The University of Bradford
The University of Bradford received its Royal Charter in 1966, with origins dating back to 1832. The University has two campuses: the city campus,close to the centre of Bradford and the School of Management.http://www.bradford.ac.uk
Fabric is the arts development organisation for Bradford representing artists and creative organisations in all art forms, promoting and developing their work and lobbying on their behalf.http://www.fabricculture.co.uk
Established in 1978, Ffotogallery is the national development agency for photography and lens-based media in Wales.http://www.ffotogallery.org
Imperial War Museum
Imperial War Museum is a British national museum organisation with branches at five locations in England. It seeks to provide for, and to encourage, the study and understanding of the history of modern war and 'war-time experience'.http://www.iwm.org.uk
Invisible Flock are an interactive arts trio based in Yorkshire, who utilise installation, games, live performance and hidden technologies to subvert social space and create work for unusual locations.http://www.invisibleflock.co.uk
Leeds City Art Gallery
Leeds City Art Gallery houses a world class collection of 20th century British art and presents exciting temporary exhibitions. Offering exhibitions, displays, learning programmes, events and activities, Leeds Art Gallery is a great place for all ages.
Mind The Gap
Mind the Gap is an experienced touring theatre company based in Bradford, Yorkshire, which performs around the UK and internationally. A professional theatre company that helps people with learning disabilities become professional actors, Mind the Gap helps actors with learning disabilities achieve their potential.http://www.mind-the-gap.org.uk
Photography and the Archive Research Centre is based at the London College of Communication and organises study days, seminars and conferences. Its bi-annual publication 'Fieldstudy' explores diverse subject matter relating to the photographic archive and artists work around archives.http://www.photographyresearchcentre.co.uk
Photoworks is the UK’s leading agency for photography and produces commissions, exhibitions and events, publishes books and the influential magazine, Photoworks.http://www.photoworks.org.uk
Redeye, the Photography Network, is based in Manchester, England. It aims to make life easier for photographers and photography in the region, the UK and beyond, by providing information, opportunities, events, training and professional development.http://www.redeye.org.uk
Source is a quarterly magazine of contemporary photography published in Belfast.http://www.source.ie
University of the Arts
University of the Arts London, is a collegiate university comprising six internationally recognised art, design, fashion and media colleges in London, England.www.arts.ac.uk
Whitestone Arts develops and facilitates creative projects and hosts working and walking retreats for individuals and small groups. The Research Centre, converted from 17th century farm buildings on the edge of Haworth Moor, offers workshops and spaces for hire (residential and non-residential).http://www.whitestonearts.co.uk
Bradford Playhouse has a cascade of ever changing artistic and theatrical experiences and rolling creative programme in it's atmospheric building on Chapel Street, Little Germany.www.bradfordplayhouse.co.uk
Polish Parish Club
Est. 1965, the Polish Parish Club is a vibrant venue close to Bradford City Centre, catering for wide range of activities, with a large functional room and bar.http://www.bradford-polish-club.co.uk/
The Sparrow Bier Cafe
The Sparrow is the place to drink, relax and meet up with fellow festival goers. By day The Sparrow is a relaxed place to grab a bite to eat and have a drink. By night it is a place to 'hangout' with a quality beverage against a backdrop of great music and art.http://facebook.com/thesparrowbradford
Waterstones Bradford is located in the Wool Exchange, a Grade I listed Gothic Revival building. Waterstones retains the character of the original 19th century building making it a great place to browse the latest best sellers and also where you can purchase the official Ways of Looking publication Evidence.http://waterstones.com
Duley Seymour (Hungarian Cultural and Social Centre), and The Bradford Hungarian Association.