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EXHIBITION OF SecondLook Photomarathon 2017

On Sat 3rd June Second Look held another PhotoMarathon and was based at The Island and run in parallel with an exhibition there titled "Play Time" for another helping of photo fun.

What is a Photomarathon?

Don’t worry, there was no running involved! The event is a day to challenge participants to think creatively, meet new people and have some fun. Each entrant receives a disposable camera and a list of topics to capture. The subjects had to be taken in the order which they are provided. Only one picturecould be taken to represent each topic.

All completed subjects will be shown in an exhibition at Hamilton House, Stokes Croft, which will run from 6th July to 12th July 2017 inclusive.

There is an "opening event" from 10am on Saturday 8th July to which all are welcome.


Art at the Heart Exhibition

This exhibition is in aid of the Art at the Ruh charity: Art at the Heart.

This charity supports the RUH Bath with an award winning art and design programme that stimulates healing and well-being and creates an uplifting environment for patients, visitors and staff. They reach on average 200,000 people per year through exhibitions, workshops, performances and design. Art at the Heart is a registered charity. Charity No.1058323.

The Second Look exhibition will run in 2018.


Recent Events


SecondLook Photomarathon 2017

On Sat 3rd June Second Look held another PhotoMarathon and was based at The Island and run in parallel with an exhibition there titled "Play Time" for another helping of photo fun.

What is a Photomarathon?

Don’t worry, there is no running involved! The event is a day to challenge participants to think creatively, meet new people and have some fun. Each entrant receives a disposable camera and a list of topics to capture. The subjects have to be taken in the order which they are provided. Only one picture may be taken to represent each topic.

Spirit of Bristol Exhibition

This exhibition sponsored by All Saints' Arts in Clifton
was held from Friday 21st April until 23rd April.

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Venue: All Saints’ Church Atrium Pembroke Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 3ED ran from Friday 21st April 2017 until Sunday 23rd April.

Following on from the recent yearly exhibitions from Second Look, the Bristol based artist-led creative photographic group, this exhibition was one of the best of its' kind. The theme of the exhibition permitted a wide-ranging portrayal of the City with members of Second Look who presented their personal interpretation of the theme. Consequently, visitors to the exhibition found high quality work to suit a variety of tastes to art collectors and families alike.

From ghostly monochrome studies of misty and cloudy scenes to vivid colour renditions of architecture and people, there was something to tempt everybody as an acquisition or decorative feature. Work was included from both international award winning artists and lecturers in photography, semi-professionals and talented amateurs. All work was for sale and has been selected based on quality and composition. We will be returning again next year at the request of All Saints Arts.

SecondLook OPEN EXHIBITION

After several extremely successful exhibitions in the last few years Second Look held their 2017 OPEN EXHIBITION.

Submissions were invited for the Second Look Open Exhibition based on the theme of "Change", some definitions include: the act of becoming different, or the result of something becoming different:

Submissions by 31st December 2016
Exhibition dates: Thursday 16th to Wednesday 22nd February 2017
Exhibition venue: Paperarts Gallery, Merchants Street, Bristol BS1 3EE
Judges: Martin Edwards, David Morgan-Davies, Michael Richards RWA

To see the exhibited images please go to: www.secondlook.org.uk/openexhibition.htm