Ghost Stories: Working from Collections A workshop with Federico Clavarino 15th, 16th and 17th of June. 10am to 6pm £95 Early Bird (Until 21st May 2018) / £120 (Standard fee) ICVL members will enjoy a 25% discount from standard fee. LIMITED CAPACITY To book your place, send us an email info(at)icvl.co.uk and we will facilitate you with payment details.     “I bought a garden, imagining that I was purchasing a simple space enclosed in walls; but it was not so at all: suddenly the space has become ...

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  About   IC-Visual Lab is co-presenting with Creative Youth Network a series of workshops using the content and materials from the British Empire and Commonwealth Collection, held at Bristol Archives. Throughout a series of four workshops, you’ll discuss ideas around the meanings, and functions, of historical monuments built during the British Empire in the UK.   What will we do?   You’ll learn about the cultural significance of these monuments and investigate what past-values they represented, and whether they hold any relevance nowadays. You’ll also construct monuments ...

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    Symposium Activating the Archive: Contemporary Uses of Visual Archives   Saturday 5th May 2018 11am  – 6pm (Doors open at 10.30 am) / £20 – £25  Tickets available here: https://goo.gl/5ejZey     IC Visual Lab warmly invites you to its upcoming symposium, ACTIVATING THE ARCHIVE:  Contemporary Uses of Visual Archives, taking place at the Arnolfini on the 5th of May. This one-day symposium explores the many ways archives are activated within the arts through a series of talks with international artists, curators, and ...

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  VISUAL REGIME Artist Talk by Julián Barón Thu 22 February 2018  // 19:00 – 20:30 GMT at Dark Studio, Arnolfini. 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol, BS1 4QA BOOK TICKETS HERE IC-Visual Lab presents a new programme of talks and workshops entitled Activating Archives. The first international speaker invited is Julian Barón, one of the most active and committed figures of the new Spanish photographic scene. In this talk, Julian will share the ideas behind his most recent projects, produced in Spain since 2011: C.E.N.S.U.R.A, Tauromaquia, and Los ...

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      “ A secure and affordable place to live is a basic human need. ”   This 3 DAYS COLLABORATIVE WORKSHOP will encourage participants to create and produce artwork responding to the theme of the current UK housing crisis. The final results will be displayed as part of a public intervention in the city of Bristol. Participants will need to bring personal photographs, documents and other printed/graphic material to use in the workshop. IC-Visual Lab in collaboration with Spanish artist, Julián Barón, will coordinate the creation, ...

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Shadows of the State by Lewis Bush Thursday 23h Nov 2017, 19:00 £6/4 CONCESSIONS. Free to ICVL Members Dark Studio, 2nd floor, ARNOLFINI TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE   IC-Visual Lab presents an evening with photographer Lewis Bush. In this specially developed multimedia talk, Bush will discuss how intelligence agencies and militaries put their faith in secret broadcasts, psychic spies, surveillance satellites and doomsday machines. The talk will combine audio-visuals with audience participation and interaction for a (hopefully) refreshing take on the sometimes stale format ...

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  The Worst Kind of Betrayal by Natasha Caruana Thursday 26h Oct 2017, 19:00 (CANCELLED) NEW DATE 2nd Nov 2017, 19:00  £6/4 CONCESSIONS. Free to ICVL Members Dark Studio, 2nd floor, ARNOLFINI BUY TICKETS   We are very happy to introduce our first event of the Autumn season at Arnolfini, an evening with artist Natasha Caruana discussing cheating, performing love, fighting disconnection and excess. The talk will include a discussion of her seminal photographic series Married Man, which documents infidelity of 80 married men ...

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SHENASNAMEH  1 May–31 May  /  Tue-Sun 10am-5pm UNIT 15. Mermaid Quay Cardiff Bay CF10 5B FREE. Fully accessible MORE INFO We are happy to collaborate with ICVLStudio in Amak Mahmoodian’s exhibition Shenasnameh at DIFUSSION Festival. An installation of prints will be exhibited  The book and multimedia we produced last year will also be on show alongside.

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Indian Pow Wow — 6.12.76, by Mesro Coles-El 2013. Credit: Nigel Poor and the San Quentin Prison Archive Project PHOTOGRAPHY AS A SOCIAL PRACTICE with Gemma-Rose Turnbull and Pete Brook. Thursday 18th May 2017, 19:00 £6/4 CONCESSIONS. Free to ICVL Members Dark Studio, 2nd floor, ARNOLFINI BUY TICKETS A discussion on socially engaged art production with contemporary photographers Gemma-Rose Turnbull and Pete Brook. IC Visual Lab and the Arnolfini will host an evening with two authors from the online platform Photography as a ...

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THE ROOM REVIEW #3 A collective portfolio review 4th May 2017 6-8pm at The C E E D 97-107 Wilder Street BS2 8QU Bristol IC Visual Lab is hosting the fourth edition of THE ROOM REVIEW, an informal group feedback session on your work by invited local based photographers. The Room Review has nurtured some collaborations between participants to produce their own projects. If you have a work in progress, or you are working in a book dummy or a multimedia and you ...

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