Northern Light 2018: Proximity & Distance – Landscape Photography Exhibition now open

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Yorkshire Artspace, 21 Brown Street, Sheffield S1 2BS

Tuesday 03 July – Saturday 21 July 2018 (Private view on Monday 02 July)

To coincide with this year’s Northern Light conference, Sheffield Hallam University are holding an exhibition of contemporary landscape photography, at the Yorkshire Artspace, exploring critical issues arising from the photographic representation of the northern landscape.

Northern Light conference image - image credit: Darcy White, St Martin de Belleville, 2015

Artists at any stage of their career who are principally concerned with landscape photography. were invited to submit a single image, relating to the theme of Proximity and Distance.

The exhibition was open to a variety of styles and approaches, and particularly welcomed any contributions from artists whose work is centred within a particular geographical location, such as northern Britain, northern Europe, the Nordic countries, Canada, Alaska, Siberia, and Russia.

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The accolade of ‘Best in Show’ (accompanied by a prize to the value of £100), will be judged by esteemed photographer John Kippin, Emeritus Professor in Photography at the University of Sunderland.

For further details about the conference please see here.

Conference conveners: Darcy White and Chris Goldie.

Northern Light 2018: Proximity & Distance is supported by the Art & Design Research Centre (ADRC) and the Department of Media Arts and Communication (MAC) at Sheffield Hallam University.