Creative Youth Network & Bristol Cable Zine-making Workshops programme We re very happy to be part of this fantastic programme organised by The Bristol Cable in collaboration with the Creative Youth Network to deliver a series of workshops to produce a collective zine. We will be delivering a session on photography & zines. The Bristol Cable will also publish the Zine online. We are very much looking forward to this. The Bristol Cable is a media co-operative – created and owned by over 500 (and counting) people in the city. With ...

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‘overlaid images from the book Stranger’ by Olivia Arthur STRANGER an evening with Olivia Arthur 17th February 2015 7pm (Open doors 6.30pm) £3 (FREE ICVL MEMBERS) at THE SPACE (PRSC) MAP Hillgrove Street, Stokes Croft, Bristol BS2 8JT ______ 2016 is already here and IC Visual Lab continues its regular programme of talks and events inviting photographers an other professionals to discuss their creative process with our audience. We want to kick off the year with the fantastic Olivia Arthur. Olivia will discuss her latest publication STRANGER ...

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  Here we go –  one more year, with enough energy to continue our regular programme of activities and projects. However,  2016 brought us some substantial changes that will affect our organisation and the way we will be doing things in the short-term. We are very sad to say we have to move out from our current building due to the decision of our landlord to turn it into flats. This is probably a consequence of the ...

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SILENT HISTORIES BY KAZUMA OBARA TALK AND BOOK SIGNING AT IC VISUAL LAB THU 10th Dec 2015 7pm (Open doors from 6pm) £2 / FREE FOR ICVL MEMBERS And for the last talk of the year, we are so excited to have Kazuma Obara coming to Bristol to talk about his book Silent Histories recently published by RM Editorial but also about his new project based in Ukraine. Kazuma gave a short talk as part of PBB 2015, this time he will have ...

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IMPULSE TO… EXHIBITION Jillian Roberts + Emma Jane Whitton + Meg Ferguson + Joana Pereira + Katja Angeli 14th Nov to 4th Dec Private view 13th Nov 7pm at IC Visual Lab   Faded carpet, ceiling tiles, wood chipped walls and the building’s obsolete buttons give clues to the previous inhabitants office environment. Switches and florescent lighting create a gap between a loss of function and the idea of progress, like a photograph the building has stillness and a residue of a ...

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ALL HANDS ON DECK BOOK LAUNCH 17th October 10am to 1pm at M Shed Museum   You are invited to the launch of All Hands on Deck, an artist photobook depicting Bristol at work featuring unseen images of Bristol Industrial History. All Hands on Deck marks the end of Factory of Memories #1, a commissioned project coordinated by Alejandro Acín and M Shed in collaboration with University of the West of England, University of Bristol and IC-Visual Lab. Inspired by the Langford collection of ...

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An evening with Stacy Kranitz in conversation with Colin Pantall. Monday  2nd November 2015 7pm (Open doors 6pm) £2 / FREE FOR ICVL MEMBERS   We are very happy to have Stacy Kranitz in Bristol in November. Stacy is having a solo show at Diffusion Festival in Cardiff (Wales) which you must go and visit. In her visit to ICVL, Stacy will be in conversation with Colin Pantall talking about her personal experience developing her powerful bodies of work. Stacy’s work explores history, representation and otherness ...

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Unveil’d Photographic Festival 5 – 15 September, The Hall, Exeter We are very excited about Unveil’d where we will be participating with a book stall but also being part of the Photobook Award jury. Unveil’d 2015 will feature exhibitions, workshops, book stands and talks throughout ten days of photographic celebration. Set in The Hall, Exeter’s beautifully restored, grade II listed cultural centre which was converted from a Victorian Sunday School to theatre in 1959, the event will take place as ...

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We are totally thrilled to kick off the new season with a very special guest Alec Soth and very lucky to be one of the very few venues in the UK to host a talk with him as part of his visit to the UK due to his first solo show in London. Alec Soth will talk about his journey as a photographer and publisher, as well as his mechanisms to develop his creative process. Tickets are available on the ...

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    NEVER APOLOGISE Group Exhibition Opening THU 9th July 2015 7pm Until 1st of August.   A group exhibition in line with Bristol Pride Week supported by Division of Labour. Based in Old Market, Bristol’s Gay Village, IC-Visual Lab is showing an exhibition of work supporting LGBT community during Bristol Pride Week. Working in partnership with Division of Labour, the exhibition will show works of Anthony Luvera, Stefan Ruiz, Sidnay Banks and Zanele Muholi. Exploring notions of identity and sexuality the works focus on ...

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