Exhibition  |  The Yard Gallery   |  Exeter School of Art  11 October – 12 November  |  10:00 – 17:00 |  Mon – Fri Julia Borissova (St.Petersburg, Russia) is an artist that explores how history and memory are perceived through images. Her experimental approach takes the spectator through a mythical journey where reality boundaries become blurred. The book is her natural medium in order to articulate those images that help her to understand and represent the world ...

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THE PHOTOBOOK AS ARTISTIC RESEARCH & EXPRESSION Sunday, October 23, 2016 1:30pm 4:30pm The Royal Albert Memorial Museum In collaboration with Unveil’d Photography Festival, we presents an afternoon of talks dealing with contemporary photobook practices and publishing. 14:00 – 14:30 | Julia Borissova Coinciding with her exhibition Beyond the Seen, a talk will be screened by Russia-based Borissova, detailing her approach to conceptual photographic techniques. During recent years she has focused her artistic expression through photobook projects. Her talk will ...

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A mix of established and emerging photographers, collectors and publishers are coming to the UK in June for a three‐day event to celebrate the photobook. The prestigious international line‐up of participants from across the photography industry will be taking part in a range of panel discussions, talks and Q&A. The event is co‐organised by RRB Photobooks and independent photography organisation IC‐Visual Lab.  www.photobookbristol.com   TALKS A series of talks and panel discussions featuring established and up-and-coming practitioners from the ...

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A TRADING JOURNEY EXHIBITION 30th April to 22nd of May 2016 Opening Friday 29th April at ContainsArt East Quay, Watchet, Somerset, TA23 0AQ MORE INFO Alejandro Acin, ICVL coordinator, is exhibiting A Trading Journey at ContainsArt in Watchet in Somerset (UK). A container gallery placed in a harbour makes the perfect location for this work. During the opening Alejandro will be in conversation with Kate Best, former curator of photography at the V&A in London. This body of work has been inspired by themes emerged from within ...

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“Why, What and How – stretching exercises before book making” A day workshop with the designer Ania Nałęcka.   Making a book might seem overwhelming and frankly speaking it is. How can we untangle ourselves from the chaos of choices; picture edits, sequencing, book design, paper, cover, marketing! It’s too much! This workshop will disentangle the bookmaking process. With a few simple exercises we will cut to the heart of the book; we will identify the message of the ...

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THE ROOM REVIEW #3 A collective portfolio review 21st April 2016 6-8pm at The C E E D 97-107 Wilder Street BS2 8QU Bristol (FULLY BOOKED) IC Visual Lab is hosting the third edition of THE ROOM REVIEW, an informal group feedback session on your work by invited Bristol Photographers. If you have a work in progress, or you are working in a book dummy or a multimedia and you want to share with other practitioners, THE ROOM REVIEW is your place. We ...

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An evening with Lina Hashim and Amak Mahmoodian 28th April 2016 7pm Entry Fee £4 / £2 for ICVL members. at Bristol Students Union (Richmond House) Queens Road BS8 1LN Bristol   IC-Visual Lab is very excited to present a new event in collaboration with Ffotogallery and the University of Bristol. Bi-Nam, it’s a photography exhibition curated by Amak Mahmoodian (More info below) as part of the closure event we are organising a talk with the Danish-Iraqui artist Lina Hashim who will also be in ...

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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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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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