Starting out in troubled times, Belfast Exposed has grown into a force for creativity. Over 40 years they have shaped a photo collection capturing who we were, who we are, and what we can become. Disruptively pushing back frontiers, they support new talent through facilitating learning, showcasing exhibitions, and championing community.
Open Eye Gallery
Open Eye Gallery are rethinking what a gallery can be. They’re taking a lead on socially engaged photography nationally, bringing diverse voices, photographers and communities together through collaborative processes that are just as important as the final product. Over 85,000 visitors are welcomed to the gallery in Liverpool every year, and many more to their online spaces.
Street Level Photoworks
Street Level is a photography arts organisation, gallery and an open access photographic production facility, committed to quality and equality. Their artistic programme in Glasgow is challenging and accessible, local and international, diverse and highly individual.
Photo Fringe is a volunteer-led charity supporting lens-based artists to create a fairer, greener, anti-racist world. They deliver a biennial open platform photography festival that has become one of the largest of its kind.
North East Photography Network
NEPN was established in 2009 to develop photography in the North East of England and beyond. Working with photographers, artists, curators and a wide range of cultural partners, they aim to create a lively and informed context for photographic activity and to encourage new audiences for photography.
Multistory is a community arts organisation in Sandwell. They build meaningful connections between people and artists to produce creative projects that tell stories of everyday life. Working with a range of communities, creators and partners, Multistory reimagines the local area, platforms under-represented voices and inspires social change.
Martin Parr Foundation
Martin Parr Foundation supports emerging, established and overlooked photographers making work focused on Britain and Ireland. The Foundation runs events, workshops and exhibitions, striving to make photography engaging and accessible for all to reflect the diversity of our culture.
GRAIN Projects commission, facilitate and deliver ambitious, engaging and high quality photography projects, through a collaborative programme. They are a platform for contemporary photography and a hub and network for practitioners, engaging with artists, audiences and communities regionally, nationally and internationally.