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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IC Visual Lab is pleased to announce its new initiative entitled, Activating the archive. Running for six-months, this programme of events will explore the many ways artists use archives within their practice, activating them to create new interpretations and discourses in an artistic manner.   From The Cage workshop with Julian Barón.   Workshops   IC Visual Lab, will be delivering a series of workshops led by international and local artists run in conjunction with our project partners; Creative Youth Network, University ...

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  THE CAGE was a collaborative workshop that took place over three-day with Spanish artist Julian Baron, IC-Visual Lab, and workshop participants. The workshop was held in the graphic design studios at UWE Bristol, and was a collaboration with: People’s Republic of Stokes Croft; Acción Cultural Española (AC/E); Arnolfini; The University of West of England, and Arts Council England. The brief was to respond visually to the UK housing crisis. The workshop was experimental and the aim was to create a experimental ...

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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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  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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    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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Everything is Politics! Open every FRIDAY & SATURDAY 10am to 6pm FREE ENTRY at IC-Visual Lab 13th West St. (Old Market) 2nd Floor, MAP BS2 0BH Bristol (UK)   As part of our new collaborative programme THIS IS NOT GALLERY, we are thrilled to announce EVERYTHINGS IS POLITICS!, a Party-Exhibition with a series of interventions as well as articles, a table of selected photobooks and multimedia screening. In light of the up-coming parliamentary elections, and the opportunity to express our democratic freedoms, IC-Visual Lab ...

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Old Market Diaries is a participatory project delivered by IC Visual Lab. Through a series of free workshops we have given multimedia training local residents  that has enabled them to use these new skills to record the life of the community as it is now but also as it changes in the future. Old Market has been selected for this project as it’s one of Bristol’s fastest growing communities with residents originating from over forty different countries. ...

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  Photo: Mark Power Open for Business is the story of contemporary British manufacturing and industry told through the lens of nine internationally renowned documentary photographers. Through eye-opening photography and film footage, Open for Business celebrates the resilience of British industry and reveals the daily struggle at a human level as businesses attempt to cut costs, streamline processes and level up to international competition. The project captures British manufacturing’s effect on regional culture and community life, and celebrates ...

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