Mental Health

Children in Need, Events, Mental Health

EASTWOOD Massive

EASTWOOD Massive

Eastwood Massive An exhibition by 9 upcoming photographers from Eastwood, Nottinghamshire On Wednesday 25th June 2014 / 5pm to 6pm at Eastwood Skills for Employment, Eastwood Young People’s Centre, Kelham Way, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, NG16 3SG The Nottingham Photographers’ Hub is hosting a unique art event showcasing the work of 9 […]

Big Lottery Fund, Events, Mental Health

HingeD – a celebration on World Mental Health Day

HingeD – a celebration on World Mental Health Day

*HingeD* Thursday 10th October 2013 is World Mental Health Day: a globally designated time for everyone (sane or otherwise) to try to consider and celebrate, educate and advocate about mental health issues worldwide. Its primary aim is to raise individuals’ awareness of what mental illness is and how it can […]

Big Lottery Fund, Events, Mental Health, Participants experiences, Press

Simone talks about the Illuminated project

Simone talks about the Illuminated project

We recently reported about the Illuminated project. The project was developed by four people who had recently completed one of our short 12 week courses and wanted to do more work. We assisted them produce images about their experiences of mental ill health, and then with the assistance of the New […]

Big Lottery Fund, Events, Mental Health

The Wells Road Centre

The Wells Road Centre

We recently worked with residents from the Well Road centre, culminating in a exhibition. Here is the talk given by jagdish Patel from the Hub. “Welcome to this exhibition at Wells Road.  Firstly, we should say well done to all the participants. As you can see they have produced some […]

Events, Mental Health

Nine Go Mad with Nikon

Nine Go Mad with Nikon

            Thursday May 2nd, 2013 4.30pm – 6.30pm Arena Enterprises, 1 Rutland Street, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 8DG ‘Nine Go Mad with Nikon’ are Chris, Mark, Nicky, Tony, Eugene, Katherine, Richard, Andrew and Kate The project is supported by Erewash Recovery Team, Derbyshire Healthcare Trust, Brooklands, […]

Big Lottery Fund, Case Studies, Events, Mental Health, Publications

Illuminated – Inside Perspectives on Mental Health

Illuminated – Inside Perspectives on Mental Health

Doubtless one of the most long standing and deeply contested issues spanning the philosophical, theological and clinical worlds “mental illness”, to this day, remains unresolvedly inscrutable mockingly challenging the most judicious of minds. In Nottingham 46,000 people suffer common mental health issues. (Nottingham City NHS Clinical Commission Group 2013).  Indeed, […]

Documentary photography, Mental Health

McCullin

McCullin

In a recent workshop with some mental health users, we were talking about iconic documentary images and almost of the participants mentioned the work of Don McCullin. To people from a certain generation, his work is iconic, whether you are a photographer or not. The film McCullin was made by his […]

Mental Health

I Don’t Know

I Don’t Know

Artist Muhammad Samir Shahid is launching his first solo exhibition at the Hub next week. The work includes paintings, photographs and 3-d installations. “I don’t know” is showing from Wednesday 19th September until Sunday 23rd September from 10am to 5pm. To find out more call 07586534828 or email sashattack1986@hotmail.com   […]

Mental Health

Album of the years: can photo albums survive the digital age?

“When you hold a photo album, you sense that you are in possession of something unique, intimate, and meant to be saved for a long time,” writes Verna Posever Curtis in the introductory essay to Photographic Memory: The Album in the Age of Photography. “As you turn the pages and […]

Mental Health

New Studio Rates

We have a great new membership scheme starting from 1st May 2011. Six month’s membership is now £25. This includes 1 hour’s use of the studio. Special student rate of £20 for six months which includes 1 hour’s use of the studio One year’s membership is £50 which includes 3 […]

Mental Health

Burn 2011 Emerging Photographers Grant

unding is designed to support continuation of a photographer’s personal project. This body of work may be of either journalistic mission or purely personal artistic imperatives. The primary intent is to support emerging photographers who will become the icons of tomorrow. The Emerging Photographer Fund grant was initiated by David […]

Mental Health

Is photography a soft subject

Is photography a soft subject? That’s what the Russell Group, which represents the UK’s 20 largest universities, seems to think. But, photography lecturers have hit back at the assumption Top UK universities have issued new guidance [PDF] to high-school students looking to join their ranks. The guide, issued by the […]